Lawrenceville Museum

LOCATION

151 Eggert Crossing Road 
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

HOURS

Open Tue, Fri & Sat from 9 AM to 3 PM
Closed State holidays

ADMISSION

Admission is FREE
Parking is FREE

CONTACT

(609) 530-6802 

Group Tours

The museum is host to dozens of group tours each year.  We offer customized programs for Scouts, veterans groups, senior groups, schools, historical societies, and youth camps.

For group tours of our museum in Lawrenceville, please use our online request form below.

Enter through Gate 3. Drive straight forward to security booth.


From the East:

Take I-195 W to Trenton, then take the I-295 N exit 60B to (US-1)/Princeton (I-95). Continue on I-95 S and take the US-206 S exit 69B to Trenton. Continue on US-206 S and turn right at the third light, Eggert Crossing Rd. Follow the fence line on your left and enter through Gate 3.  Drive forward to the security booth.  

 

From the South:
Take I-295 N to Trenton. Continue on I-95 S and take the US-206 S exit 69B to Trenton. Continue on US-206 S and turn right at the third light, Eggert Crossing Rd. Follow the fence line on your left and enter through Gate 3.  Drive forward to the security booth.

 

From the Northeast:
Take US-1 S. Continue on US-1 S and take the I-95 S ramp to Philadelphia. Next, take the US-206 S exit 69B to Trenton. Continue on US-206 S and turn right at the third light, Eggert Crossing Rd. Follow the fence line on your left and enter through Gate 3.  Drive forward to the security booth.

 

From the Northwest:
Take Route 31 to I-95 North. Bear right into the I-95 N entry ramp to (I-295 S). Take the US-206 S exit 69B to Trenton. Continue on US-206 S and turn right at the third light, Eggert Crossing Rd. Follow the fence line on your left and enter through Gate 3.  Drive forward to the security booth.

 

From Philadelphia:
Enter New Jersey via I-95 N. Take the US-206 S exit 69B to Trenton. Continue on US-206 S and turn right at the third light, Eggert Crossing Rd. Follow the fence line on your left and enter through Gate 3.  Drive forward to the security booth.

The Museum is located on the grounds of the Lawrenceville Armory Complex.  The complex is an active military and state installation.  Please be prepared with a photo ID and/or driver's license to show the security guard when you arrive at the gate.  The security guard will direct you to the museum.  

Plenty of free parking is available.  When you arrive the security guard will inform you where to park.     

All of the Museum's exhibits are accessible by wheelchair.

All Museum restrooms are accessible to those with mobility disabilities or in wheelchairs. 

Admission
Admission is free.  Cash donations are appreciated.

 

Photography
We recommend allowing an hour to tour the galleries and outdoor artifacts and to bring a camera. Photography is allowed.

 

Outdoor exhibits
Climbing on the macro-artifacts is a liability, so please refrain from having young children on them.

 

Questions and assistance
Staff members and/or volunteer docents will be on site to guide visitors. Feel free to ask them to give you a tour or to answer any questions or concerns you might have.

 

Smoking
Smoking inside the building is prohibited, including e-cigarettes.  

 

Dress Code
All visitors are required to wear shirts and footwear.    

New Museum Under Construction

June 30, 1888: 12th New Jersey monument dedication at Hancock Avenue in Gettysburg.

Alfred Joyce Kilmer, born in New Brunswick, NJ, was an American writer and poet. He was killed by a sniper's bullet at the Second Battle of the Marne in 1918.

May 3, 1941: New Jersey National Guardsmen of the 44th Division conduct a military review.

New Jersey Guardsmen arriving at Sea Girt in 1917.

Researchers

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