Morven Museum & Garden

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THE MUSEUM

A National Historic Landmark, Morven is situated on five pristine acres in the heart of Princeton, New Jersey. The home of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and former New Jersey Governor’s Mansion, Morven showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Garden State through regular exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

 
 

 

What’s Happening at Morven

Masters of Illusion: The Legacy of John F. Peto

Morven is pleased to partner with the John F. Peto Studio Museum,  to present a new look at trompe l’oeil art in New Jersey.  Trompe l’oeil, pronounced “tromp loi,” is a French phrase meaning “to deceive the eye,” which is used to describe paintings that create the illusion of a three dimensional scene.


POLITICS BEHIND THE PAINTING: TRUMBULL’S DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

Local historian John Baxter presents thought-provoking research regarding Richard Stockton and his portrayal in John Trumbull’s Declaration of Independence.



INSIDE PETO’S WORLD: AN EVENING WITH JOHN F. PETO MUSEUM CURATOR HARRY BOWER

Explore life inside John F. Peto’s Studio with Peto Museum’s Curator Harry Bower.

 
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HOURS OF OPERATION

Wednesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tours of the first floor are given on the hour at 11 a.m., 12 noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. The second floor is self-guided. 

 
 
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THE GARDEN

Explore historic gardens from the 18th and 19th centuries, including a Colonial Revival Garden and our Kitchen Garden.

 
 

 
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