Get in touch with New Jersey's revolutionary past at the Old Barracks Museum, where kids can see how soldiers and officers lived and worked during the days of the French and Indian War and Revolutionary War. Tour guides bring visitors around the original military barracks and galleries include artifacts like George Washington's wallet and one of the oldest flags in North America.
Exhibit: All Is Threatened and Endangered...: New Jersey and the French & Indian War
- Maps showing the locations of numerous forts in the Upper Delaware county
- Examples of original weapons, ceramics and period NJ ephemera; the only surviving "Pine Tree Flag" which is among the third or fourth oldest surviving flags of any type in North America or the British Isles
- Lifelike mannequins depicting a private soldier of the Jersey Blues, a private soldier of the 2nd Battalion, 1st Regiment of Foot, and a Delaware warrior
Guided tours of the Old Barracks run Monday through Saturday, starting every hour from 10 AM, with the last tour beginning at 4 PM.
Old Barracks Museum