Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

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Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

9 Main St., Madison, NJ 07940
973-377-2982
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Housed in a 1900 Richardsonian-Romanesque Revival building listed on the National Register of Historic places, the museum explores 18th and 19th century American history, with a focus on New Jersey. Drawing on its collection of more than 8,000 hand tools and their products, METC uses material culture to interpret the lives and technologies of people who lived and worked before the rise of large-scale industrialization in this country. The Museum offers visitors of all ages a broad range of changing exhibits, and related programs that address many facets of early American history, craftsmanship and the diversity of trades performed by men and women. Regular Museum admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, students and children and 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 Mon. and major holidays. Summer hours July adn Aug., Tues. – Sat. am to 4 pm. Closed Sun. & Mon.