Morven Museum & Garden

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55 Stockton St.
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-924-8144
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Description

This National Historic Landmark is located in the heart of Princeton and is dedicated to sharing the history of New Jersey and exhibiting fine, folk and decorative arts from native collections and collectors. Itis the former residence of Richard Stockton, a Declaration of Independence signer. Also the former official residence of New Jersey's Governors.

Morven's historic garden includes a formal, grand lawn dotted with majestic trees, beds of heirloom annuals from the 18th and 19th centuries and a re-creation of the Colonial Revival style garden that was planted at Morven in the early 20th century.Spring bulbs appear in April, followed by peonies and iris in May. The phlox burst forth in June and continue through August, concluding with a late summer display of dahlias and other annual flowers. Open all year.