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Ford Mansion and Museum

30 Washington Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960-4259
+1 973-539-2016
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Interesting piece of history

You can see that the Ford house belonged to a very wealthy family. The house, also used by... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dee E
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Morristown, New Jersey
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Perfect visit into history

Thoroughly enjoyed our little visit into the Ford Mansion where Washington stayed for the winter... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cathy R
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The grounds comprise a museum as well as the modest mansion where Washington established military headquarters for the winter of 1779-80.
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  • Average8%
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30 Washington Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960-4259
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can see that the Ford house belonged to a very wealthy family. The house, also used by Washington and his generals during the encampment in Morristown. The house is kept nicely and offer an interesting information.

Thank Dee E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our little visit into the Ford Mansion where Washington stayed for the winter encampment. The guide was wonderful adding in small details.

Thank Cathy R
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

My daughter and I had fun visiting the Ford mansion and the associated museum. the NPS guide was excellent. The home is not large, but one can see all of it except the basement. The associated museum has two very good exhibits as well as...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

This was our second visit. The Ranger-guided tour of the mansion was excellent both times, giving a realistic picture of what life was like for the Ford family and the Revolutionary War general and officers who shared their house. This time we visited the new,...More

Thank Jermich
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The Ford Mansion and Museum is a part of Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site in Morristown. Very interesting to see another place where George Washington slept. Tours start every hour on the hour. Be sure to get a pass and not lag behind. Otherwise, they...More

Thank Mantle22
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

If you go, first spend time in the museum which is a very short walk from the mansion. Well preserved, and a nice glimpse of history and what life must have been like for those who occupied that house during the war. Our guide knew...More

Thank homework
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great park with well managed staff. Beautiful house and interesting place in American history. Definitely worth the visit if you are in the area.

Thank x046866
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

If you are a history buff this is a good stop to make. Lots of great history. Must do the tour with the guide to visit the house and get the details. Who knew there was so much history right in Morristown NJ!

Thank Teresa O
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I didn't know what to expect heading into Morristown but it turned out to be a great place for historical learning and a happening young scene at lunch time. We arrived to the Ford Mansion earlier than they opened and walked the grounds to do...More

3  Thank Lou L
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Enjoyed our tour of the visitor center and the architecture of the building. Many period artifacts as well as many from George/Martha Washington. We found this to be quite interesting. So glad these items were preserved and donated to the center. So glad we took...More

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