Discover History Center Grand Opening:

Discover History Center Grand Opening:

Morristown National Historical Park, New Jersey

Date & Time

Multiple Days: 02/17/2018, 02/18/2018

Fee Information: Free

Contact Us e-mail us

Join park staff and the Washington Association of New Jersey for the grand opening of the Discover History Center. The new exhibits at the Washington’s Headquarters museum offer something for everyone: interactive activities for children, videos, artifacts, and more!

The event will feature special activities all weekend, and the Ford Mansion- Washington’s headquarters- will be open for visitation.

Here is a detailed schedule of events:
Note: Visitors must get Free Timed Tickets for the Discover History Center at the Information Desk – Saturday, Sunday, and Monday

Sat, Feb. 17

9:30        Ford Mansion opens- Self Guided tours, Colonial games on second floor
10:00      Grand Opening Ceremony- Auditorium
11:00      Hammered Dulcimer performance by Linda Russell- Auditorium
12:00      Museum of Early Trades and Crafts – Auditorium
1:00        Gallery Walk: Dialogic Artifacts: Exploring Exhibit Planning
2:00        Gallery Walk: “George Washington’s Headquarters” -Photographer Xiomaro

3:00         “George Washington: Fact or Fiction”- Auditorium
4:00         Equipment of the Continental Soldier- Auditorium

 

Sun, Feb. 18

9:30        Ford Mansion opens- Self Guided tours, Colonial games on second floor
10:00      Gallery Walk: Dialogic Artifacts: Exploring Exhibit Planning
11:00       Hammered Dulcimer performance by Linda Russell- Auditorium
12:00       Museum of Early Trades and Crafts – Auditorium
1:00         Gallery Walk: Dialogic Artifacts: Exploring Exhibit Plannin
2:00         Gallery Walk: “George Washington’s Headquarters” -Photographer Xiomaro

3:00         “George Washington: Fact or Fiction”- Auditorium
4:00         Equipment of the Continental Soldier- Auditorium
Mon, Feb 19

9:30        Ford Mansion opens- Self Guided tours, Colonial games on second floor
10:00      Gallery Walk: Dialogic Artifacts: Exploring Exhibit Planning
11:00      Hammered Dulcimer performance by Linda Russell-Auditorium
12:00      Museum of Early Trades and Crafts – Auditorium
1:00        Gallery Walk: Dialogic Artifacts: Exploring Exhibit Planning
2:00        Gallery Walk: “George Washington’s Headquarters” Photographer Xiomaro

3:00        “Four Winters at Morristown”- Auditorium

 

Tues, Feb 20

9:30           Museum opens
10:00         First tour of the Ford Mansion (every hour, until 4 pm)
11:00         Musical performance by Gordon Ward- “Story-Songs of History”- Auditorium

1:00           Musical performance by Gordon Ward-“Story-Songs of History”- Auditorium

Location: 30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ
Fee Information: Free
Contact Name: Bert Dunkerly
Contact Email: e-mail us
Contact Phone Number: 973-539-2016 X260

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