Burlington County Historical Society Complex

451-459 High St.
Burlington, NJ 08016-4773- Map It
(609) 386-4773

AAA Editor Notes

Burlington County Historical Society Complex is 2 blks. n. of US 130 at 451-459 High St. The Corson Poley Center contains a library, museum, Children’s History Center and three historic houses: the Bard-How House, the Capt. James Lawrence House and the James Fenimore Cooper House. The museum displays a locally made jinrikisha—an Asian hand-pulled carriage—as well as a collection of tall case clocks and quilts. Another exhibit, The American Revolution: A Global Conflict, explores early American history. The Children's History Center offers interactive experiences for children ages 2 and up. The library's genealogical records are available for research.
Fee for house tour, Children's History Center or library and gallery $5. House tour, library and gallery $5.
Hours: Guided museum and 40-minute house tours are offered Tues.-Sat. 10-5. Children’s History Center open Tues.-Sat. 10-5. Library open Wed.-Thurs. 1-5. Closed major holidays.