• Overview

    One of New Jersey's oldest arts and cultural institutions, the Morris Museum is an award-winning, institution offering programs in the arts, science, history, film, jazz, theatre, speaker series and other special performances. It has a proud tradition of innovative educational programs and family events.


    The museum includes the Georgian-style Frelinghuysen mansion designed by Stanford White and galleries for permanent and changing exhibitions which explore the arts, sciences and humanities. The museum is home to the permanent exhibition the Murtogh D. Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata.  


    The only collection of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, the exhibition includes more than 750 pieces of stunning craftsmanship and hands-on experiences for visitors of all ages. Live demos of collection pieces take place daily, Tuesday through Sunday at 2 pm. Changing exhibits of contemporary content also explore the Guinness themes of art, sound, and motion.

  • Amenities

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    •  Dining

      • Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille
        1.8 MI
        973-539-6666 View >
      • Osteria Morini
        8.4 MI
        908-221-0040 View >
      • Cloverleaf Tavern
        9.4 MI
        973-226-9812 View >
      • Calandra's Italian Village
        9.5 MI
        973-226-8889 View >
      • Stone House at Stirling Ridge
        10.5 MI
        908-754-1222 View >
      • Highlawn Pavilion
        11.0 MI
        973-731-3463 View >
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    •  Lodging

      • The Westin Governor Morris
        0.6 MI
        973-539-7300 View >
      • Hyatt House
        0.8 MI
        973-971-0008 View >
      • The Madison Hotel
        1.2 MI
        973-285-1800 View >
      • Best Western Plus, Morristown Inn
        1.4 MI
        973-540-1700 View >
      • Wyndham, Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center
        1.4 MI
        973-377-2424 View >
      • Hyatt Regency
        1.7 MI
        973-647-1234 View >
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    •  Activities

      • Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
        0.1 MI
        973-971-3706 View >
      • Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall
        0.7 MI
        973-267-3465 View >
      • Frelinghuysen Arboretum
        0.7 MI
        973-326-7601 View >
      • Patriots' Path
        0.7 MI
        973-326-7600 View >
      • Morris County School of Glass
        0.8 MI
        973-734-0900 View >
      • Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
        1.0 MI
        215-597-1581 View >
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