History Lunch Break: When Millionaires Came to Morristown (Encore)

Back by popular demand! Previously a small town in the country, Morristown became the home of men and women whose concentrated wealth totaled nearly $300,000,000 at the turn of the century. These millionaires of the Gilded Age transformed the local landscape, constructing palatial estates complete with private sidings, squash courts, and midnight champagne dinners before […]

History Lunch Break: Ask the Expert, Chickering Grand Piano Edition

Join Bill Heiser, RPT for a behind-the-scenes look at the history and significance of our 1873 Chickering grand piano. Bill's skill, knowledge, and experience with antique pianos has made him the sole steward of our Chickering as well as Morristown National Historical Park's 1872 Steinway, and his infectious enthusiasm provides a fascinating perspective on a […]

History Lunch Break: Ask the Collector, Vintage Jewelry Edition

Join vintage jewelry enthusiast and lifelong collector Nancy Cooper for a look at some of her favorite Edwardian jewelry and share your own pieces, questions, and stories. Online program. Reserve your spot today! Registration: $5 non-refundable. Zoom link will be emailed to the email address you provide the morning of the program.

Mother’s Day Lacemaking Demonstration

Acorn Hall 68 Morris Ave, Morristown

Spoil Mom this Mother's Day with a day out and about at Acorn Hall for a special lace making demonstration by the Lost Art Lacers of North Jersey from 1:30-2:30pm accompanied by a special one-day-only exhibit of antique lace from MCHS collections. No registration required. Moms free, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students. Acorn Hall is open for tours (free with program admission) […]

‘Antiques Hallshow’ with The Magnusson Group

Acorn Hall 68 Morris Ave, Morristown

Did you find something interesting during your spring cleaning? Have you ever wondered what that family heirloom is worth today? Find out if you’re a winner when MCHS hosts Senior Appraiser Drew Magnusson, of The Magnusson Group, on May 19th at Acorn Hall for our first-ever Antiques Hallshow! Attendees are permitted to bring one item with them for […]

‘Antiques Hallshow’ with The Magnusson Group

Acorn Hall 68 Morris Ave, Morristown

Did you find something interesting during your spring cleaning? Have you ever wondered what that family heirloom is worth today? Find out if you’re a winner when MCHS hosts Senior Appraiser Drew Magnusson, of The Magnusson Group, on May 19th at Acorn Hall for our first-ever Antiques Hallshow! Attendees are permitted to bring one item with them for […]

Bagpipes in the Backyard

Bring your lawn chair, blanket, and picnic lunch and enjoy an afternoon to remember this Father's Day. Join MCHS in Acorn Hall's gardens where internationally renowned bagpiper & native Scot Cameron Macdougall will be performing and taking questions from the audience. Cameron, who hails from the Highlands of Scotland, studied under some of the country's […]