Open for the Season!

  • Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township
    Fosterfields Living Historical Farm/Photo Courtesy of Morris County Tourism Bureau

As the springtime brings warmer weather, historic sites, museums and amusement parks throughout New Jersey start coming back to life, reopening for the season. Celebrate spring by visiting one of these family-friendly attractions on opening day.
Six Flags Great Adventure Season Opening
April 4, 2019
Be one of the first visitors of the season at this amusement park in Jackson, where you can spend the day riding thrilling roller coasters, watching shows and eating delicious food. (Get your season pass!)
Opening Day at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
April 6, 2019
In Morristown, celebrate the first Saturday of the season with special activities, such as farm-to-table cooking demonstrations, planting in the garden, wagon rides and spring crafts.
Opening Day at Cooper Gristmill
April 6, 2019
Dating back to 1826, the Cooper Gristmill in Chester will be reopening for the season with tours of the water-powered mill, as well as hands-on activities with tools and puzzles.
Re-opening of the c. 1730 Gibbon House
April 6, 2019
Celebrate the reopening of the Gibbon House Museum in Greenwich by taking a free museum tour and seeing the new exhibit “A Rare and Remarkable Find.”
Opening Day at Historic Speedwell
April 6, 2019
Enjoy family-friendly games and activities when you visit the restored estate of Stephen Vail, proprietor of the Speedwell Iron Works, which includes eight historic structures onsite in Morristown.
Pennsville Township Historical Society Museum Complex Reopens
April 7, 2019
On the first and third Sunday afternoons of every month (April – December), explore local history at this complex in Pennsville. The 1850s Victorian farmhouse museum showcases a historic fishing cabin, the Riverview Beach Park Museum, one-room schoolhouse display and more.
T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center Grand Opening
May 4 – 5, 2019
In Red Bank, be one of the first to see the extensive renovations of this 1850s home-turned-museum as it celebrates its grand opening during "Old Monmouth Weekend" Tour of Historical Sites.
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