PISCATAWAY, NJ – On August 6th, discover Where, How and Why our nation’s July 4th celebration got its start in Piscataway! Learn about Piscataway’s exceptional history…see new and planned exhibits…AND try a new APP designed to give visitors a tour of the museum’s extraordinary map exhibit, which illustrates the museum’s theme: From Indian Trail to Interstate. Eventually all exhibits will be offered. If you download now, additions will be available when new exhibits are mounted.
If you would like to download the app on your smart phone before you come to the museum, these are the links:
iPhone/iPad users: http://appstore.com/LizenUp
The Metlar-Bodine House Museum, circa 1728, is listed on the National and NJ State Registers of Historic Sites and is the official historical and cultural museum of Piscataway Township. It is located at 1281 River Road, Piscataway.
Guided tours are scheduled from noon to 4:00 pm and will start on the hour and half hour. Pre-tour registration is recommended. Admission is $5 per person. The Dutch Door Gift Shop will be open. The museum is handicap accessible and handicap parking is located in the lower parking lot.
Information/ pre-tour registration: 732-463-8363
Directions: From River Rd., turn onto Hillcrest Dr., proceed to top of the hill, left on Logan Ln., continue to parking areas.