Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

9 Main Strett Madison, NJ 07940

Property Description

Explore American history with a focus on the life and stories of 18th- and 19th- century craftsmen and artisans. Drawing on its rich collection, METC is connecting the lives of people and their stories, while providing a bridge from the past to the future. Housed in a stunning Richardsonian Romanesque Revival building donated by D. Willis James to the people of Madison in 1900, METC offers something for visitors of all ages.

Regular Museum admission is $5 for adults; $3 for seniors, students and children; free for Members. Family maximum admission is $13.

The museum is open Tues – Sat: 10 am to 4 pm; and Sun: Noon to 5 pm. Closed Mondays and major holidays. Summer hours July & August, Tues – Sat: 10 am to 4 pm. Closed Sundays & Mondays.



  • Open Year-Round
  • Dates Closed: Mondays, Major Holidays (July & August closed Sundays & Mondays).

General Information:

  • ADA Compliant
  • Miles from Downtown: 0.1

Tour Information:

  • Self-guided tours