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Morristown National Historical Park, Washington Headquarters and Museum

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Go in the fall. The trees are spectacular.

We visited the Ford Mansion during a day trip from NYC. We visited for the history, but we spent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The tours were very interesting and educational

Wonderful place to go to find out more about American history. The museum is very good. The grounds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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30 Washington Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960-4259
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Ford Mansion during a day trip from NYC. We visited for the history, but we spent much of our time taking pictures of the fall foliage. The tour of the house was great, of course, but the mansion grounds are worth some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place to go to find out more about American history. The museum is very good. The grounds are beautiful.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our volunteer docent, Gwen, gave us a wonderful tour of the Ford Mansion, which is set up as if Washington is still living there and planning the war. The museum has a lot of information and the rangers are knowledgeable. You need to take the...More

1  Thank Sandy317
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were among a few visitors on a Wednesday morning. We didn’t have time to tour the Ford Mansion, but we enjoyed the excellent film and visitor center exhibits. This is a small facility, but well designed and maintained. The exhibits are very well done...More

2  Thank James M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found it very informative and highly recommend it. A great thing to do with children or adults. They have a cute gift shop too.

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Went here not knowing what to expect a was very surprised to see what a nice museum and tour it was. The rangers are nice and informative and engaged the visitors on our tour. Would go again if I could. Perfect weather for walking around...More

3  Thank CentralCoastDiverSLO
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Overall very nice and informative on the history of the country and good areas to walk. Had a bit of an issue with a rude ranger who was very annoyed at having to deal with people in general. He was very unpleasant to multiple groups...More

1  Thank mcklin12
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Who knew there was another winter refuge colder than Valley Forge? Well worth a visit and well preserved. I wish I had given myself more time.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Where was this when I was learning out the Revolutionary War in school? Great place for history buffs and even for casual interest. The place has plenty of artifacts and interactive displays to keep your interest. (Please leave your little kids at home, but maybe...More

1  Thank LoneRogue
Reviewed 4 September 2018

A must for fans of American history! Make sure you get on the free tour of the Ford Mansion, which Washington used as headquarters. The Park Rangers were wonderful! Their enthusiasm for history was infectious and their knowledge encyclopedic.

1  Thank Rellots123
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Bob P
21 February 2018|
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Response from Vic F | Reviewed this property |
Would your grandson appreciate American Revolutionary War history? If so, then please take him. At the very least, he can walk into the Ford Mansion where Gen. GW planned the revolution and see how they lived. The Ford... More
Sandra M
7 May 2017|
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Response from djoysand | Reviewed this property |
The Ford Mansion in Morristown, better known as Washington Headquarters has an entrance fee of $7 pp. if you are age 62 + get yourself a National Parks Pass (still $10 but I heard that fee is going to $80). The Pass is good... More