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Ford Mansion and Museum

30 Washington Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960-4259
+1 973-539-2016
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Washington, Hamilton AND Benedict Arnold slept here!

This place reeks of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton's presence for me. Something about the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Sandy305
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Miami, Florida
A Walk through History

We spent an hour on the tour of this mansion which was the winter headquarters for Washington & his... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
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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.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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30 Washington Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960-4259
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place reeks of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton's presence for me. Something about the set-up of the room in the back on the 1st floor which Washington inhabited the majority of the time when he was here...And yes even Benedict Arnold was here for...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We spent an hour on the tour of this mansion which was the winter headquarters for Washington & his officers in 1779/80. Our tour guide (Walter) was so informative and made history come alive. He not only told us facts but added relevant background to...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Must see Ford's Mansion if you are coming to see Washington's Headquarters and Museum. Check the NPS website, house is open for tours several times a day - we caught a 3:00 PM tour w/ several others. Our park ranger was excellent in describing what...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I wasn't expecting to enjoy this tour so much! Our tour guide was wonderful- interjecting humor into the history and keeping it interesting for the adults and children on the tour. The grounds are beautiful, and the ticket gets you into the museum along with...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our guide,a park ranger, gave an interesting talk about the living conditions for not only Washington and his party but the widow Ford and her children. The house has been restored nicely. Tours must be booked at the main building, a short walk across the...More

Thank OntarioAlice
Reviewed 13 August 2016

George Washington really did sleep here, and so did his wife, Martha. The National Park Service ranger gave an excellent, well-informed tour.

Thank Prestinna
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Entrance to the Ford Mansion is allowed only through tours offered every hour from 10-3. $7 for adults, but free if you have a national park pass. Sign up in the museum, where there are also 3 small galleries dedicated to documents, war type items,...More

2  Thank Janet S
Reviewed 4 July 2016

An old house with antiques, worth seeing if you like history. Tour guide was average, could have given more history.

1  Thank Proclaimer1
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Had some spare time so we stopped by. We had a great tour, happy we came. There is a lot of stairs so if that is a challenge you may only be able to see the first floor of the mansion. The museum displays are...More

1  Thank MarkVoto
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We went on a weekday morning, and it was quiet, and the entrance fee included the tour (check website for times) and we were the only ones, and had a great guide who told us so many things about the life and times of the...More

1  Thank Mark B
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