Morris Plains Museum

Morris Plains Museum Nonprofit Organization

Check out our next exhibit to find out if your home is built over Glacier Lake Passaic.  First and third Saturday.  10:0...
11/27/2019

Check out our next exhibit to find out if your home is built over Glacier Lake Passaic. First and third Saturday. 10:00 to 1:00.

New Exhibit-Learn the backstory to the names of the Borough’s roadways.
08/16/2019

New Exhibit-
Learn the backstory to the names of the Borough’s roadways.

Visit the museum to see paintings and drawings by local artists.
08/12/2019

Visit the museum to see paintings and drawings by local artists.

Visit the museum and learn some history of the houses of worship including the Presbyterian Church shown here.
01/29/2019

Visit the museum and learn some history of the houses of worship including the Presbyterian Church shown here.

Museum is open first and third Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. To 1:00 p.m.  Come in and learn about the first Ma...
01/03/2019

Museum is open first and third Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. To 1:00 p.m. Come in and learn about the first Mayor, Daniel Merchant.

Come by to learn about carriage stones like this one on display.
10/17/2018

Come by to learn about carriage stones like this one on display.

October will be your last chance to view the World War I exhibit including information on Morris Plains service members....
09/25/2018

October will be your last chance to view the World War I exhibit including information on Morris Plains service members. Museum open first and third Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Today we held a reception for award recipients of the Helen H. Schnack Scholarship - Morristown High graduate Carley Can...
07/22/2018

Today we held a reception for award recipients of the Helen H. Schnack Scholarship - Morristown High graduate Carley Cannavina - and the Kenneth C. Cramer History Award - eighth grade graduate Shivani Vel. Congratulations!

Check out the exhibit for the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War One including local residents...
05/18/2018

Check out the exhibit for the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War One including local residents' service.

Check out the history of instant coffee.  It happened here in Morris Plains at G. Washington Coffee.
04/01/2018

Check out the history of instant coffee. It happened here in Morris Plains at G. Washington Coffee.

Come into the museum to learn about the history of local churches.
03/19/2018

Come into the museum to learn about the history of local churches.

Stop by the museum to learn more about the man behind Roberts Garden and the Washington Association.
02/28/2018

Stop by the museum to learn more about the man behind Roberts Garden and the Washington Association.

Visit the museum to learn about Morris Plains' volunteer fire department.
02/10/2018

Visit the museum to learn about Morris Plains' volunteer fire department.

Lillian Russell, actress and singer of the late 19th and early 20th century, wrote the letter below to her friend in Mor...
01/20/2018

Lillian Russell, actress and singer of the late 19th and early 20th century, wrote the letter below to her friend in Morris Plains. Come to the museum to find out the identity of her friend.

01/02/2018

The museum will commence our winter hours for January, February and March. We will be open the first and third Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Household chores can be tedious.  Come to the museum to see what ladies of yesteryear had to deal with.
12/19/2017

Household chores can be tedious. Come to the museum to see what ladies of yesteryear had to deal with.

In 1906 a Morris Plains resident traveled to the Arabian Desert to bring back some the America's first Arabian horses.  ...
12/02/2017

In 1906 a Morris Plains resident traveled to the Arabian Desert to bring back some the America's first Arabian horses. Come to the museum to learn the identity of this man and get the whole story.

Although Veteran's Day is over, you can still honor local veterans by learning their service stories, as well as the sto...
11/18/2017

Although Veteran's Day is over, you can still honor local veterans by learning their service stories, as well as the stories of those that served on the Homefront.

10/21/2017
Morris Plains Celebrates The 100th Anniversary of US Entry into WWI on April 6th 2017 – Morris Plains Museum

Due to the popularity of our "MORRIS PLAINS CELEBRATES THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF US ENTRY INTO WWI ON APRIL 6TH 2017", we have decided to extend it until November 11th, 2018. Visit our website to learn more!

Morris Plains Celebrates The 100th Anniversary of US Entry into WWI on April 6th 2017 The Grand Opening of the exhibit occurred on Saturday, April 8th, 2017, where visitors were greeted at the door of the Museum with WWI flute music by Barbara Dabinette and veteran Jack O’Brien. Dan Myers, the Borou...

10/21/2017
Morris Plains Celebrates The 100th Anniversary of US Entry into WWI on April 6th 2017 – Morris Plains Museum

Due to the popularity of our "MORRIS PLAINS CELEBRATES THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF US ENTRY INTO WWI ON APRIL 6TH 2017", we have decided to extend it until November 11th, 2018. Visit our website to learn more!

Morris Plains Celebrates The 100th Anniversary of US Entry into WWI on April 6th 2017 The Grand Opening of the exhibit occurred on Saturday, April 8th, 2017, where visitors were greeted at the door of the Museum with WWI flute music by Barbara Dabinette and veteran Jack O’Brien. Dan Myers, the Borou...

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51 Jim Fear Dr.
Morris Plains, NJ
07950

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Saturday 10:00 - 14:00

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(973) 683-1089

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