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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#CaptiolDetail - Eagle Finial. Discover it for yourself by taking a tour of the New Jersey State House. Call the Tour Office for more information, 609-847-3150.

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#OTD - February 21, 1861, President-elect Abraham Lincoln spoke separately to each house of the New Jersey Legislature on his inaugural journey to Washington. In the Senate, he referred to Trenton's Revolutionary War heroics and spoke of himself as a "humble instrument in...

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The Bordentown School (officially titled the Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth) , was a residential high school for African-American students, in Bordentown, New Jersey. It was known as the "Tuskegee of the North" for its adoption of many of the educational practices...

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Bergen County Flag. First inhabited by tribes of the Lenape Nation, the Dutch and later the English established settlements. In 1683, Bergen was officially recognized as an independent county by the Provincial Assembly. Today it's New Jersey most populous county and is divided into 58...

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Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) was born in Caldwell, NJ and served as the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) was the 34th governor of New Jersey and the 28th President of the United States.

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William Still (1821-1902) born in Medford, NJ was an African-American Abolitionist. Still worked as a clerk at the Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery. From 1852 to 1860, he advocated for the advancement of African Americans as an agent on the Underground Railroad. As...

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#CaptiolDetail - Eagle Finial. Discover it for yourself by taking a tour of the New Jersey State House. Call the Tour Office for more information, 609-847-3150.

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The State House as it appeared at the time of President-elect Abraham Lincoln's visit 158 years ago today. The Lincoln portrait, which hangs in the General Assembly, is by Samuel B. Waugh (1814-1885). ⁣ ⁣⁣
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The Bordentown School (officially titled the Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth) , was a residential high school for African-American students, in Bordentown, New Jersey. It was known as the "Tuskegee of the North". The school closed down in 1955. https://t.co/olqOBXB5t2 StateHouseTours photo
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#OTD - February 21, 1861, President-Elect Abraham Lincoln visited the State House and addressed each house of the legislature. https://t.co/yphG3EJtWV StateHouseTours photo
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Bergen County Flag. In 1683, Bergen was officially recognized as an independent county by the Provincial Assembly. NJ's county flags are displayed in the State House. Take a tour and find your county flag.

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