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Morristown National Historical Park, Washington Headquarters and Museum

30 Washington Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960-4259
+1 973-539-2016 ext. 210
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Interesting spot but not a must see in my book

Started at the museum and interesting to learn about Washingtons encampment here. Okay sites but... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Keith T
Hiking trails besides the historical artifactss

You can obviously enjoy the historical artifacts left behind by Washington and his troops during... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
30 Washington Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960-4259
+1 973-539-2016 ext. 210
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Reviewed yesterday

Started at the museum and interesting to learn about Washingtons encampment here. Okay sites but probably takes about 30 minutes. Actually liked the room with old books and pamphlets from hundreds of years ago. Took tour of house and okay to see but probably can...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can obviously enjoy the historical artifacts left behind by Washington and his troops during the revolutionary era, his Headquarter and Museum in town, the Wick Farmhouse and the site of winter encampment with recreated soldiers barracks at Jockey Hollow. The Visitor Center will do...More

Thank leatfernwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very good movie, and a pretty good tour of the Ford mansion that really explores what happens the winters after Valley Forge at Jockey Hollow near Morristown. A good story made better because it is true.

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started at Jockey Hollow and drove the loop road. If we had had more time, it would've been nice to visit the trails. The park is beautifully maintained and I recommend early Spring. It was a beautifully green visit. We then drove up to...More

Thank Trey J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't aware of this place till I found it in my book. I was very nicely surprised! The park is very large. Lots of areas to walk in with replica log cabins and information stands. The mansion where Washington headquartered was amazing! I had...More

Thank Kathy73k
Reviewed 8 May 2017

While not as dramatic as Valley Forge, this Revolutionary War encampment is well worth the visit. The park lands are beautiful, a great place to walk. The small museum adjacent to Washington's Headquarters is interesting and a small architectural gem itself (built in 1935, CCCs...More

Thank C0rgiL0ver
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I would definitely come here again when i'm back in the area! So much to do and see! I had a great time on a day with great weather!

Thank 77marharris
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This park takes you back to 1779-80, when the Rebel Army spent the Winter behind the Watchung Mountains, in order to be close enough to the British forces while being safe from attack. You can visit the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center, soldier and officer log...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I was visiting nearby Whippany for a convention and had a few free days to myself, so I wound up exploring the Washington's Headquarters site, along with a few other spots that are part of the Morristown National Historical Park. Just to be aware-- the...More

Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Washington Headquarters and Museum consist of Ford Mansion (General George Washington and the Continental Army used it as an encampment from December 1779 to June 1880) and the Museum ( a Mount Vernon-inspired building where you can see a few objects from the Revolutionary War...More

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Sandra M
Is there an entrance fee
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