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Princeton Battlefield State Park

500 Mercer Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-4810
609-921-0074
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Rating reflects the battlefield, not the park

This might be a great park, but that's not what I'm rating. I stopped to see the battlefield... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
TennisBum P
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Aptos, California
Not what you'd expect

Even though the park is open daily, the house is only available to tour on the weekends due to... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
LAURIE S
,
Buckhannon, West Virginia
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500 Mercer Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-4810
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This might be a great park, but that's not what I'm rating. I stopped to see the battlefield. There's little here that supports what happened, mostly an open field. Nothing here compares to a battlefield like Monmouth. Worth stopping and seeing if you're an AmerRev...More

Thank TennisBum P
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Even though the park is open daily, the house is only available to tour on the weekends due to short staffing. Walking the grounds and reading the few plaques did not really give one the feeling of the actual battle. If your time is limited,...More

Thank LAURIE S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is the site of the Battle of Princeton, a pivotal battle in the Revolutionary War. The field of battle is as it was, albeit with a road in the North section. There are a few info boards that explain the basic battle info. The...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

People will venture here just to lay in the grass. It is a massive park, but you'll always find the locals here playing catch, sunbathing, or even flying a kite. It is an iconic part of the Princeton Culture.

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The spacious grounds and small museum help to provide a good feel for the important historic events that took place on or near this site during the American Revolution. The multiple walking trails through the adjacent woods are another plus.

Thank Ronnie B
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Beautiful grounds surround this battlefield. There period artifacts to see and explore. The whole area has buildings and other places nearby to explore. Washington's Crossing State Park is across the Delaware River in Pennsylvania a short drive away. These both connect the battles in that...More

Thank ruthf289
Reviewed 15 December 2016

So, this was awesome. We drive past the Princeton Battlefield all the time and always said we wanted to stop and walk around. One day we finally got to and it is so much more than the two fields you see on either side of...More

Thank ILA4444
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This past Sunday proved to be a beautiful fall day to us, so we decided to venture over to NJ to visit our nearest Trader Joe's that sells wine! I also suggested we google the area and find something else of interest to check out...More

Thank 407Marco
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The lawns of the Park is reasonably well maintained. Reading through the details at Clark House made the 250 years of Princeton's pride come alive, particularly those paintings. Overall, this is an important agenda during Princeton tour. The Colonnade is majestic!

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

History enthusiast will find the place really interesting. Battle of 1776 and the aftermath has significance in american independence war history.In addition it is beautiful ground and one can follow the victory trail to reach here. Took some nice pictures in the ground

Thank Anwesha G
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