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New Jersey State House

Trenton, NJ
+1 609-633-2709
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Beautiful history

Take day trip. Worth seeing. Trenton state house capital building good place to get local history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MountianLover
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New Jersey
Surprisingly in Need of an Upgrade, but still a Nice Visit

Very different from more modern capitol buildings that are typically following the pattern of the... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Robert C
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Redlands, California
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The seat of the New Jersey state government is America's second-oldest statehouse.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take day trip. Worth seeing. Trenton state house capital building good place to get local history. Schools should have day trips here.

Thank MountianLover
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Very different from more modern capitol buildings that are typically following the pattern of the U.S. Capitol building. Portions seem very old and much in need of upgrading, like the governor's office that does not seem to reflect the magnitude of the office, but other...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Beautiful restoration of the state house inside - outside currently needs alot of work over the next five years. Free tours given by volunteers at the top of every hour. Free parking in a guarded garage behind the state house. Tours last one hour and...More

Thank LAURIE S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The NJ State House is a delight. It has a beautiful rotunda and the entire building has been polished to a fine shine. We took the capitol tour and the guide was excellent. She gave the tour a personal touch with stories and anecdotes that...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

As a State Capitols lover, I was excited to discover the New Jersey one. At the time of my visit, there were major renovations at the outside, so I could not appreciate the beauty of the architecture. But I've been impressed by the inside of...More

Thank Sylvie F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had a nice guide and were able to see everything since the legislature wasn't in session. The rotunda is unusual with its red paint and Victorian ironwork. It took about an hour to see everything. The only hassle is parking...the on street parking is...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

There are free tours of the NJ state house available on certain days. We did the behind the scenes tour which took us from the attic to the basement. The tour guides were excellent . We highly recommend this to everyone.

Thank TonyDez
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Be sure to check the schedule and call ahead to check you can be accomodated. Be prepared for a trip through a metal detector and to provide your ID. The tour begins in the beautiful rotunda where you are surrounded by portraits of the former...More

2  Thank TaleofGenji
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Tours of the New Jersey State House are available M-F 10-3, the first and third Saturday of each month 12-3. There are no tours available on Sundays and State Holidays, also note that their are no self-guided tours so consider the schedule carefully so you...More

2  Thank duck8to
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Old building design and construction is very interesting. This building has been around for a very long time and is beautiful.

Thank sleinheiser
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