Inspiring citizens since 1792

The New Jersey State House – discover the state’s most historic public building.

Tour Times

Monday-Friday: On the hour, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday: First and third Saturday, from noon to 3 p.m.

Getting Here

Tours begin in the State House Annex at 145 West State Street.

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New Jersey State House Tours3 days ago

#CapitolDetail - One of the first State Houses to be electrified, in 1891 the Edison Electric Light Company installed a system 1,440 lights operated by a dynamo and power plant. The chandelier hangs in the General Assembly chamber and contains 66 light bulbs...

New Jersey State House Tours
New Jersey State House Tours3 days ago

Today, we welcome students from Freehold Borough High School of Freehold, NJ (District 11 Legislators @vingopal , @NJLD11 )

Tag your photos #njstatehousetours #VisitNJ #StateCapitol

New Jersey State House Tours
New Jersey State House Tours3 days ago

Today, we welcome students from College Achieve Paterson Charter School of Paterson, NJ @CollegeAchievePublicSchools (District 35) Legislators @NelliePou , @shavondasumter , and @BenjieWimberly

Tag your photos #njstatehousetours @VisitNJ #...

New Jersey State House Tours
New Jersey State House Tours4 days ago

Today, we welcome students from Brookdale Elementary School of Verona, NJ @VeronaSuper, @BrookdaleVerona (District 26 Legislators @joepennacchio , @BLDeCroce4NJ , and @JayWebberNJ )

Tag your photos #njstatehousetours #VisitNJ...

New Jersey State House Tours
New Jersey State House Tours4 days ago

#OTD - March 21, 1885, a fire destroyed a significant portion of the north wing of the State House. Firefighting efforts were hampered by extremely cold temperatures and frozen hydrants. Three Trenton police officers rushed into the building and saved New Jersey's Civil...

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New Jersey State House Tours5 days ago

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Public Buildings Arts Inclusion Act, we are offering special Art Tours of the State House Complex. Tours are every Friday at 1:30 PM through September 2019. Info at 609-847-3150.
@NJArtsCouncil @Visit_NJ

3 days ago
#CapitolDetail - Edison Electric Chandelier. Installed in 1891, the chandelier hangs in the General Assembly chamber and contains 66 light bulbs and weighs approximately 1,240 pounds.

#statecapitol #njstatehousetours #visithistorictrenton https://t.co/NMxZpwvv2R
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3 days ago
Today, we welcome students from Freehold Borough High School of Freehold, NJ @FBPSsup (District 11 Legislators @vingopal , @NJLD11 )

Tag your photos #njstatehousetours #VisitNJ #StateCapitol https://t.co/8qyYSvv0za
StateHouseTours photo
3 days ago
Today, we welcome students from College Achieve Paterson Charter School of Paterson, NJ @CollegeAchievePublicSchools (District 35) Legislators @NelliePou , @shavondasumter , and @BenjieWimberly

Tag your photos #njstatehousetours @VisitNJ # StateCapitol https://t.co/oc2eWBmu27
StateHouseTours photo
4 days ago
Today, we welcome students from Brookdale Elementary School of Verona, NJ @VeronaSuper, @BrookdaleVerona (District 26 Legislators @joepennacchio , @BLDeCroce4NJ , and @JayWebberNJ )

Tag your photos #njstatehousetours #VisitNJ #StateCapitol https://t.co/KEoabRkFcC
StateHouseTours photo
4 days ago
#OTD - March 21, 1885, a fire destroyed a significant portion of the north wing of the State House. Firefighting efforts were hampered by extremely cold temperatures and frozen hydrants.

#statecapitols #njstatehousetours #visithistorictrenton https://t.co/UTd5i9tAJp
StateHouseTours photo
5 days ago
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Public Buildings Arts Inclusion Act, we are offering special Art Tours of the State House Complex. Tours are every Friday at 1:30 PM through September 2019. Info at 609-847-3150.
@NJArtsCouncil @Visit_NJ #visithistorictrenton https://t.co/wekYl9XgAu
StateHouseTours photo
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