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: 2 pm

Tours start at Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street.

Fee: $7. Purchase tickets online.

Group Walking Tours: Available by appointment for groups of 10 or more, with advance notice. For more information, visit or e-mail or call 609-921-6748, x102.

Princeton Historical Society

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,

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. Click here to access a digital version of the Albert E. Hinds Memorial Walking Tour: African American Life in Princeton. Developed and narrated by Shirley Satterfield, a resident of the community and member of the first integrated class at Nassau School.