Historical Society of Princeton

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Historical Society of Princeton

158 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542
609-921-6748
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Discover Princeton history, through exhibitions that focus on social history, notable people and events, architecture and more. Open Wed. - Sun., noon to 4 pm. $4 admission, which includes same day entrance to the Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road, on Wed. and Sat. On view through Aug. 19 is Einstein at Home, an exclusive exhibition featuring Einstein's family photographs, artwork, special memorabilia and select pieces of furniture from the Einstein Collection of the Historical Society of Princeton. These rarely seen items and furnishings offer a glimpse into Einstein's personal life from his Mercer St. home in Princeton. A guided walking tour is held every Sun. at 2 pm. Enjoy a 1.9 mile, two-hour walk around downtown Princeton and the university campus as you learn about historic sites in the area, including Bainbridge House, Nassau Hall, the University Chapel and Palmer Square. Start at Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau St., $7 adults, $4 children 6 - 12. No reservations required.