Boonton Historical Society & Museum

210 Main St.
Boonton, NJ 07005
 973-402-8840
  • Overview

    1830s ironworks town along the Morris Canal features antique shops, the NJ Fireman's Home and Museum and the Boonton Historical Society and Museum in the landmark John Taylor Building. The house was purchased by the Town of Boonton in 1921 as a memorial to World War I veterans. This house combines elements of Colonial Revival and Victorian Gothic styles, was built in 1897-1898 for use as a residence and office for Dr. John L. Taylor.

    The museums is open Sundays 1 - 4 pm or by appointment

  • Amenities

    • Free Admission
  • Nearby:

    •  Dining

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    •  Lodging

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    •  Activities

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    •  Events

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      •   Activities

        Boonton Main Street
        0.2 MI
        973-257-9107
        View >
      •   Events

        Boonton Rainbow Pride
        Jun. 15, 2024
        0.2 MI
        View >
      •   Activities

        Darress Theatre
        0.3 MI
        973-334-9292
        View >
      •   Activities

        Knoll Golf Club
        1.1 MI
        973-263-7110
        View >
      •   Activities

        The Barn Theatre
        1.3 MI
        973-334-9320
        View >
      •   Activities

        Tourne County Park
        1.5 MI
        973-326-7600
        View >
      •   Activities

        Women's Theatre Company
        1.7 MI
        973-335-3038
        View >
      •   Lodging

        Embassy Suites Parsippany
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