The Old Barracks was built in 1758 during the French and Indian War. In 1776, it was a witness to the turning point of the American Revolution, when George Washington and 2400 Patriots defeated British and Hessian soldiers at the Battle of Trenton.
Special / Seasonal Events
The Old Barracks Museum is known for the Battles of Trenton Reenactments during the annual Trenton Patriots Week, but special events occur year-round at the museum.
Hours / Season of Operation
- Monday - Saturday -10 AM - 5 PM
- Closed: Sundays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day
- Tours are 45 minutes and begin on the hour, the last tour begins at 4 PM.
- $10 adults
- $8 students
- $8 seniors (62+)
- Free: Old Barracks Museum Members, Active Duty Military Personnel, Children 5 and under
- Picnic / Sitting Area
Parks & Gardens:
- Historic Area