• Guided State House tours: Monday-Friday 10:00am to 3:00pm, on the hour, except on state holidays
  • Tours begin in the State House Annex at 145 W. State Street and last one hour
  • Reservations required - call 609-847-3150 for information and to schedule a tour
  • Visitors must show a photo ID and undergo a security screening
  • Reservations required for 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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