Welcome to Macculloch Hall

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    Welcome to Macculloch Hall

    A Federal style mansion built in 1810 that now houses nine period rooms and two exhibition galleries that change year round. In addition to collections of furniture, porcelain, objects related to the presidency of the United States, and antique carpets, the museum counts among its treasures the nation’s largest collection of original art by political cartoonist Thomas Nast (1840-1902).

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM) preserves the history of the Macculloch-Miller families, the Morris area community, and the legacy of its founder W. Parsons Todd through its historic site, collections, exhibits, and educational and cultural programs.

Limited Gallery Tours Now Available

MHHM is open by appointment for tours of the galleries for groups of 5 or less. Immerse yourself in the work of Thomas Nast in Columbia: Thomas Nast Illustrates the Moral Conscience of the United States. Visit our Schoolroom Gallery to learn about the women at Macculloch Hall in Living, Learning, Working, Serving: The Women of Macculloch Hall.

Contact Patricia Pongracz, Executive Director, at ppongracz@maccullochhall.org or call us at 973-538-2404, ext. 11 to schedule an appointment today. Masks are required. Restrooms are closed to the public.

Conversations with the Curator on Zoom

Thomas Nast (1840-1902): America’s Image Maker

Thomas Nast self portrait

Thomas Nast Self-Portrait

Join F.M. Kirby Curator of Collections Ryan Hyman as he explores the work of 19th-century political cartoonist Thomas Nast.

Sunday, October 4, 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 15, 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 13, 2:00 p.m.
FREE for members, pay as you wish for general public. 

Children’s Programming on Facebook Live

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum has gone virtual! 

Storytime: Guess and Go!

Join us this fall for stories that look at what kids collect. Learn how MHHM founder, W. Parsons Todd, started a collection as a child and how it led to a museum. Listen a story and get clues for a scavenger hunt in your house or your neighborhood. Visit MHHM’s Facebook page Wednesday’s at noon to participate.

Growing in the Garden

A year-round program for 3 to 5 year olds and their caregivers, this virtual program includes a story and additional resources to learn more. Join us the first and third Tuesday of the month on Facebook Live at noon to listen in.

Visit our Interactive Home Activities page for more museum and garden activities. 

Hours & Location

The Museum is open Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 1:00-4:00pm. Group tours welcome by appointment, Sunday-Friday.

The gardens are open FREE to the public daily 9:00am-5:00pm.

Our administrative offices are open Monday through Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm.

For updates on weather-related closings please Find us on Facebook (no account needed).


General Admission: Adults $8; Seniors $6; Students (over 12) $6; Children 6-12 $4. Members & Children 5 & under are admitted free.

Adult/senior tours and special garden access are scheduled by appointment 973-538-2404, ext. 11.

School Groups are welcome by appointment 973-538-2404, ext. 16.

Free Museum Admissions!

Free Museum Admissions with NARM

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum participates in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (narmassociation.org) which entitles our members to free admission to more than 1000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions, children’s museums and botanical gardens.

Become a member to take advantage of this great benefit – and so many more!


Arts and Culture Collaborative

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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is a proud partner of the Morris County Arts & Culture Collaborative.

Media Contact

Media Contact
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

Dr. Patricia Pongracz
(973) 538-2404, ext. 11



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