Inspiring citizens since 1792

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

Tour Times

Monday-Friday: On the hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday: First and third Saturday of every month.

Getting Here

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

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New Jersey State House Tours
New Jersey State House Tours5 days ago

Murals by landscape painter R. Sloan Bredin (1880-1933) of New Hope, adorn the walls of Committee Room 4 in the State House Annex. The murals depict the four seasons in New Jersey and are featured on the new Artworks Tour of the State House. Take...

New Jersey State House Tours
New Jersey State House Tours2 weeks 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 & 1st & 3rd Sat. of October. @NJArtsCouncil

New Jersey State House Tours
New Jersey State House Tours3 weeks ago

Restoration of the executive portion of the State House continues. In July 2017, the front portion of the New Jersey State House, including the Rotunda, was closed for renovations. This project is estimated to be completed in 2021. The work is being done by Preservation...

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New Jersey State House Tours4 weeks ago

The New Jersey State Archives will exhibit the first page of New Jersey’s 1787 Ratification of the United States Constitution. Starting today, the document will be on exhibit until mid-October.

The parchment contains the full text of our country’s charter, beginning with...

New Jersey State House Tours
New Jersey State House Tours1 month ago

Celebrating National Arts in Education Week! Sheridan's Ride (1887) by artist and Medal of Honor recipient Julian A. Scott (1846–1901). The painting depicts the famous ride of General Phil Sheridan on October 19, 1864 from Winchester, Virginia to the battlefield at Cedar Creek. He rode...

New Jersey State House Tours
New Jersey State House Tours1 month ago

Celebrating National Arts in Education Week! This portrait of George Washington, which hangs in the General Assembly Chamber, is by Thomas Hicks (1823-1890), the first cousin of the more famous painter Edward Hicks, and was commissioned by the Legislature in 1879. Hicks was born in...

3 days ago
Today, we welcome students from Beacon Christian Academy of Bayonne, NJ (District 31, Legislators @SandraBCunningh , @NicholasNJ31 and @AswMcKnight ), to the State House. Enjoy your day in Trenton!
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4 days ago
Check out this great article about Princeton students and civic engagement!

And learn more about this new symbol on #NJStateHouseTours

#Turtle #BogTurtle #statesymbols #civiceducation

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4 days ago
We are pleased to announce our new website, which includes information about State House tours, civic education, legislative activity and our historic public building. Check it out!

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4 days ago
Today, we welcome students from Crawford Rodriguez Elementary School of Jackson, NJ (District 12, Legislators @SamThompsonNJ , @Rclifton237 and Asm. Ronald Dancer ), to the State House. Enjoy your day in Trenton!
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5 days ago
#NJTeachers! Did you know you can invite a legislator to visit your classroom as part of America's Legislators Back to School program? Call the State House Tour Office at 609-847-3150 to learn more.
@NCSLorg #NJSchools #NJHistory https://t.co/3Xr9SvgRUKhttps://t.co/08RECOfzZs
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Had a blast discussing the legislative process, branches of government, and even real estate (!) with some of my 4th grade bosses over at Our Lady of Good Counsel School in Moorestown. These kids asked me some great civic-minded questions – thank you for having me! https://t.co/pk32XHcONy
5 days ago
Today, we also welcome students from All Saints Episcopal Day School @ASEDSHoboken , Hoboken, NJ (District 33, Legislators @mayorstack , @AChaparro33 , and @RajMukherji ), to the State House. Enjoy your day in Trenton!
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