• Overview

    Tour the homes of James Fenimore Cooper author of "Last of the Mohicans" and Captain James Lawrence, sea captain of the War of 1812 famous for saying "Don't Give Up the Ship!" Explore the hands-on Bard-How House, experience what it was like to live during the Colonial period. Visit the Children's History Center.


    Learn history while having fun! Research your family history and that of Burlington County in our Delia Biddle Pugh Library. Houses and Museum are open for tours Tues. - Sat. 10 am - 5 pm. Library is open for research Wed. & Thurs. from 1 - 5 pm. Check out our website for upcoming family events and Sunday lectures.

  • Amenities

    • ADA Compliant
    • Meeting Facilities
    Activities
    • Guided Tours
    • Self-guided tours
  • Nearby:

    •  Dining

      • UMMM Ice Cream Parlor
        0.3 MI
        609-387-9786
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      • Live Music
        9.3 MI
        732-306-9111
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      • Trenton Social
        10.8 MI
        609-989-7777
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      • Mill Hill Saloon
        10.9 MI
        609-394-7222
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      • Braddock's
        12.4 MI
        609-654-1604
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      • De Lorenzo's Pizza
        14.9 MI
        609-393-2952
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      • De Lorenzo's Tomato Pies
        15.8 MI
        609-341-8480
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      • BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham
        19.1 MI
        609-918-1212
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    •  Lodging

      • Whitebriar Bed & Breakfast
        3.2 MI
        609-871-9555
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      • Courtyard By Marriott, Burlington/Mt. Holly/Westampton
        3.6 MI
        609-261-6161
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      • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Burlington/Mount Holly
        3.6 MI
        609-702-5800
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      • Comfort Inn and Suites Mount Holly
        3.9 MI
        609-702-9888
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      • Hilton Garden Inn Westampton
        4.0 MI
        609-702-1600
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      • Hampton Inn & Suites Mount Laurel
        7.8 MI
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      • Residence Inn By Marriott, Mt. Laurel/Bishop's Gate
        8.0 MI
        856-234-1025
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      • Candlewood Suites, Bordentown/Trenton
        8.1 MI
        609-291-1010
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    •  Activities

      • Historic Burlington Antiques Emporium
        0.1 MI
        609-747-8333
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      • Bridge Players Theater Company
        0.1 MI
        856-303-7620
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      • Burlington Historic District
        0.1 MI
        609-386-0200
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      • Third State Brewing
        0.2 MI
        609-387-1620
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      • Olde City Quilts
        0.2 MI
        609-747-0075
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      • Riddlesbrood Touring Theatre Company
        0.2 MI
        866-276-6399
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      • Philip's Furniture & Antiques
        0.2 MI
        609-386-7125
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      • Riverfront Promenade
        0.4 MI
        609-386-0200
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    •  Events

      • Burlington City Food Tours
        Jul. 22, 2023 - Jul. 27, 2024
        0.3 MI
        609-721-5164
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      • Burlington Freedom Day: A Juneteenth Celebration!
        Jun. 15-16, 2024
        0.8 MI
        609-336-6202
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      • Flamy Grant Pride Concert
        Jun. 22, 2024
        9.1 MI
        856-235-1180
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      • The Battles of Trenton Reenactments
        Dec. 30, 2024
        11.0 MI
        609-396-1776
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      • Clement Farm and Udder Chaos Blueberry Festival
        Jun. 22, 2024
        13.3 MI
        609-836-0099
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      • Jersey Gay Pride OUT in the Park Festival
        Sep. 8, 2024
        13.4 MI
        856-248-0332
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      • Juneteenth Black-Owned Business Community Marketplace
        Jun. 22, 2024
        14.9 MI
        (609) 771-2947
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      • Annual Haddon Twp. Summer Solstice Music Festival
        Jun. 21, 2024
        15.7 MI
        856-854-1176
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      •   Activities

        Historic Burlington Antiques Emporium
        0.1 MI
        609-747-8333
        View >
      •   Activities

        Bridge Players Theater Company
        0.1 MI
        856-303-7620
        View >
      •   Activities

        Burlington Historic District
        0.1 MI
        609-386-0200
        View >
      •   Activities

        Philip's Furniture & Antiques
        0.2 MI
        609-386-7125
        View >
      •   Activities

        Riddlesbrood Touring Theatre Company
        0.2 MI
        866-276-6399
        View >
      •   Activities

        Olde City Quilts
        0.2 MI
        609-747-0075
        View >
      •   Activities

        Third State Brewing
        0.2 MI
        609-387-1620
        View >
      •   Events

        Burlington City Food Tours
        Jul. 22, 2023 - Jul. 27, 2024
        0.3 MI
        609-721-5164
        View >
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