Quality Inn McGuire AFB
21 Wrightstown/Cookstown Rd
Cookstown, NJ 08511
Phone: (609) 723-6500
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Arts & Museums
Built in 1911, it was designed by Robert Mills, the first professionally trained architect among the native-born Americans. The Burlington County Prison Museum remained a jailhouse till 1965 and has the distinction of being the oldest functioning prison in the nation at the time of its closure. This National Historic Landmark's domed ceilings and stone-brick architecture made it fireproof and maintenance free. It is among the fine examples of creative interior designing, heating, ventilation and fireproofing for criminal rehabilitation. Though the management did nothing of that sort and followed the path of penal form. It is also known for many paranormal activities occurring in various sites. Get a glimpse of prison life that spanned 154 years and come back richer appreciating life even more.
Located in a one-hundred-fifty-year-old schoolhouse, this museum displays artifacts of Jackson's past, including artifacts having to do with historic grist mills and cranberry bogs, and features a rotating art exhibit; the museum is open by appointment only.
"Dedicated to preserving and interpreting Burlington County's nationally significant history," the Burlington County Historical Society manages the Bard-How House, Captain James Lawrence House, James Fenimore Cooper House, a purpose built museum and the Deliah Biddle-Pugh Historical and Genealogical Reference Library, which is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. BCHS is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.
Originally constructed in 1758, this newly renovated structure now serves as a living history museum that features gallery exhibits, tours and summer camps. It is available for group rentals.
Artworks is an art school with a gallery that offers changing exhibits of contemporary art, and is equipped with an experienced and knowledgeable staff.
This Italianate townhouse features fine wood work, wonderful period furnishings, antique accessories, and much more.
The New Jersey State Museum (NJSM) traces its origins back to 1895, and now stands as a proud testament to the region's natural history, archaeology, and industrial legacies. Over the decades, private donations added to the ever-increasing collection of specimens. North American Art, Indian Art, Decorative & Fine Arts are well-represented at this treasure house. The planetarium is a hit with kids who are always fascinated with stories of space odysseys, constellations, nebulae and galaxies. Check website for more information on the permanent exhibits, upcoming exhibitions and events.
Boehm is a world-renowned porcelain manufacturer, and offers tours of a four-room gallery that is filled with exquisite porcelain artworks.
Cybis is the oldest Porcelain arts studio in America, and produces porcelain items of insurmountable beauty that are a collector's dream; each piece is individually handmade and painted, with no pieces ever being made exactly the same.
Trinity Cathedral is host to a variety and series of concerts and other cultural events.
This institute, named for the feminist, suffragist and political activist Alice Paul, elucidates the history of this remarkable woman and is also host to variety of literary, cultural, artistic, and educational events and programs, and still strives to advance the equality of women in all areas of society.
Growden Mansion is a 17th-century estate in Bensalem Township. Located along the Neshaminy Creek, this landmark is also called Trevose Manor. It is named after the former owners of this property, the Growden family. The manor is now a museum run by the Historical Society of Bensalem Township. Take a guided tour of the place and view yesteryear memorabilia, preserved bullet holes, and a testament of the Colonial era.