Closed for Holidays, Acorn Hall Reopens with New Exhibits, Expanded Tours
January 5 @ 1:00 pm - March 3 @ 4:00 pm$3 – $12
MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morris County Historical Society’s headquarters at Acorn Hall will be closed for Christmas and New Year’s observances on Monday, Dec. 23, through Saturday, Dec. 28, and Monday, Dec. 30, through Saturday, Jan. 4. Acorn Hall will be open for tours Sundays, Dec. 22 and Dec. 29. Beginning in the new year, tours will be available on Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in addition to Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
When MCHS reopens on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, the Victorian-era clothing that was displayed during the holiday exhibit will be enhanced by the addition of cold weather garments, 1850-1900. The new exhibit, Highest Winter Fashions: The Best of Our 19th-Century Winter Collection, will be available until Tuesday, March 3.
Before visiting MCHS at Acorn Hall, check Groupon for your discounted tickets and family membership. The membership is perfect to regift or keep for yourself.
MCHS is located at Acorn Hall, 68 Morris Avenue, Morristown. Admission, which includes the exhibits, is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for students, and is free for children under 12 and MCHS members. For more information, call MCHS at 973-267-3465 or visit the MCHS website: MorrisCountyHistory.org.
Founded in 1945, MCHS is a member-supported 501 (c)3 organization whose mission is to preserve and promote the history of Morris County.
The MCHS receives operating funds from the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey Historical
Commission, and project/preservation grant funding from the New Jersey Historic Trust, 1772 Foundation, and Morris County Historic Preservation Trust. The MCHS was also awarded a Sandy Disaster Relief Grant for Historic Properties by the New Jersey Historic Trust, with
funds provided by the Historic Preservation Fund of the National Park Service to the NJ State Historic Preservation Office.