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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Did you know that the NJ State Seal was not formalized by law until 1928? Can you find five differences between this pre-1928 stained glass image and the formal NJ State Seal?


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#OTD in 1861 Abraham Lincoln visited the NJ State House where he addressed each house of the legislature. We like to think we were his favorite stop on his journey to the White House 😉 #JerseyProud

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