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Old Barracks Museum

Old Barracks Museum, Trenton, NJ

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The Old Barracks Museum welcomes visitors to see this historic building, dating back to 1758 when it was used winter quarters during the French and Indian War, through the American Revolution when it stood witness to the Battle of Trenton and served as a military hospital to provide smallpox inoculations. Visitors will meet with 18th century tradespeople who showcase the skills required for army life, tour the gallery on the history of New Jersey in the French and Indian War, see the bunks where soldiers slept, tour the Officers' House, see a medical room, and experience the thrill of a musket firing.

One group will be allowed entrance per tour time. Each group can have up to 10 people. Masks are required and must be worn at all times. Failure to comply will result in your tour being cancelled without refund. Visitors must stay within designated areas. Please refrain from touching exhibits. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the museum. The Old Barracks Museum is following CDC and NJ State guidelines regarding COVID-19 precautions. You are visiting the museum at your own risk. Reserved tours can be rescheduled with 48 hours notice. Please call 1-800-514-3849. If you do not show up for your scheduled tour time, you are ineligible for a refund.