Princeton Historical Society
Princeton Guided Tours
Take the Historical Society of Princeton's fabulous guided walking tours--offered every Sunday at 2:00 pm. Enjoy a 1.9 mile, two-hour walk around downtown Princeton and the University campus as you learn about historic sites in the area, including Bainbridge House, Nassau Hall, the University Chapel and Palmer Square. The early history of Princeton, the founding of the University and the American Revolution are just some of the stories from Princeton's history that you will learn and enjoy on our tour.
When: Every Sunday throughout the year (except major holidays; weather permitting)
Start time: 2pm
Tours start at Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street.
Fee: $7 per adult; Purchase tickets online at here.
Group Walking Tours: Available by appointment for groups of 10 or more, with advance notice. For more information, visit www.princetonhistory.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-921-6748, x102.
Princeton Self-Guided Tours and Maps
A Self-Guided Tour of Historic Princeton: Princeton's main historic sites, all within easy walking distance of the center of town. $1. Maps can be downloaded from the Historical Society's website, www.princetonhistory.org.
The Albert E. Hinds Memorial Walking Tour: African-American Life in Princeton: This free digital tour of the historic Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood can be walked or taken as a virtual tour. Smartphone and tablet users can access the multi-media tour by entering http://myoncell.mobi/HSofP into a web browser. The audio tour is available using any cell phone by dialing (609) 436-4092. Maps can be downloaded from the Historical Society's website, www.princetonhistory.org.