Monetary donations assist the museum in many ways, including providing and facilitating educational programming, promoting interest in the Militia Museum, and assisting with projects in the museum and on the grounds. 

Your donation enables us to provide a fun and educational experience for your family and community, as well as preserve and maintain our collections. Thank you for your support!

The National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501c(3) organization.  The NGMMNJ, Inc. accepts tax deductible monetary contributions. 

A donation can be made by check made payable to:
The National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey, Inc. 

Mail checks to:
National Guard Armory
Attention: NGMMNJ Treasurer
151 Eggert Crossing Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-2805

If you wish to discuss a donation, please call us at (732) 974-5966.

June 23, 1899
Paterson-born George Henry Wanton, an African-American soldier serving in the Tenth United States Cavalry, was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in saving stranded soldiers from his regiment in Cuba during the Spanish-American War.

June 23, 1943
United States Marine Corps Sergeant John Basilone of Raritan, NJ  was awarded the Medal of Honor in Washington, D.C.

By 1943, most of the production workers on the Avenger assembly line at the General Motors Eastern Aircraft Division in Ewing Township, NJ, seen in this photo, were women.

June 27, 1862: The First NJ Brigade, composed of the First, Second, Third and Fourth NJ Infantry Regiments, fought its first major engagement of the Civil War at Gaines Mill, Virginia.

The Leviathan, a German liner confiscated by the US to become a troop transport, leaving Hoboken in 1918.

The 15th NJ monument at Spotsylvania, Virginia.


Researchers interested in viewing our collections should contact Mr. Joseph Bilby, Assistant Curator, at (732) 974-5966.