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2015 Burlington Mt. Holly Rd
Westampton, NJ 08060
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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.
"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.
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.
The kids will bug you to take them to the Philadelphia Insectarium, a fascinating museum that is designed to educate the public about the wonderful world of insects. The goal of the museum is to show the critical role that insects play in the balance of nature, the environment and our economy. There are two floors of live and mounted insects from around the globe, a tank inhabited by glow-in-the-dark scorpions, a working beehive and a live termite colony. The big hit with kids is a glass-enclosed kitchen crawling with thousands of cockroaches.
At this historic homestead that is listed on both the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places, a farm that dates to 1684, one may take advantage of a chance to look through a
This education center features exhibits, and a variety of educational materials and programs to educate the public about the horrors of the holocaust in memoriam of those who lost their lives or loved ones in the event, as well as in the hope that through learning from the horrific crimes and mistakes of the past that such history will not be repeated.
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.
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.
This Italianate townhouse features fine wood work, wonderful period furnishings, antique accessories, and much more.
Trinity Cathedral is host to a variety and series of concerts and other cultural events.