• State House tours: Monday-Friday, on the hour, from 10:00am-3:00pm
  • State House tours: 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, on the hour, from 12:00pm-3:00pm
  • Public artwork tours on Fridays at 1:30pm
  • Closed on state holidays
  • Guided tours
  • Guided public artwork tours
  • Interactive educational programs for students of all ages
  • Security screening required for all visitors
  • Photo ID required for visitors over 18
  • Tactile tours for guests with visual impairments (must be scheduled in advance)
  • Sign language interpreters available (must be scheduled in advance)
  • ADA accessible
  • Restrooms on site
  • Lactation room
  • Street parking
  • Welcome center
  • Free

New Jersey State House

145 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625


Built in 1792, the New Jersey State House is the state’s most important public building and one of the oldest capitol buildings in the United States. It is home to the Legislative and Executive branches of New Jersey State Government. Visitors can explore the building’s legislative chambers, committee rooms, and historic spaces devoted to the state judicial and executive branches. Discover the historic building’s rich past and architectural history while learning about the everyday citizen’s role in shaping public policy.


  • Explore the State House’s history, art, and architecture, and the legislative process

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