The Old Barracks Museum

101 Barrack Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08608

Updated: 2018-10-30 23:32:41 Short URL:

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.

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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


  • Walking
  • Bathrooms
  • Picnic / Sitting Area
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  • Historic Area

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