Attractions & Sites
91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
McCarter’s mission is to create stories and experiences that enliven minds, expand imaginations and engage communities via performing arts.
Princeton University Concerts
Building on a tradition that began in 1894, Princeton University Concerts (PUC) celebrates the transformative power of music, one of civilization’s highest achievements. PUC provides a public gateway to audiences from all over the region to experience the Arts at Princeton. Through innovative programs, PUC challenges conventions, overcomes stereotypes, removes barriers, and creates artistic liaisons, affirming its commitment to make classical music accessible to all.
Princeton Public Library
65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
The Princeton Public Library serves the town of Princeton, New Jersey. It is the most visited municipal public library in New Jersey with over 860,000 annual visitors who borrow 550,000 items, ask more than 83,000 reference questions, log onto library computers over 90,000 times, and attend more than 1,300 programs.
Princeton Garden Theatre
160 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542
The Princeton Garden Theatre is a historic movie theater on Nassau Street in Princeton, New Jersey. Owned by Princeton University, it is operated by Renew Theaters, a nonprofit that manages golden-age movie theaters.
Morven Museum & Garden
55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
A National Historic Landmark, Morven is situated on 5 pristine acres in the heart of Princeton, New Jersey. The home of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and former New Jersey Governor’s Mansion, Morven showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Garden State through regular exhibitions, educational programs and special events.
29 Greenview Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540
The Princeton Cemetery of the Nassau Presbyterian Church is a historic graveyard that is still active today. The unique, nondenominational burial ground is best known as being the final resting place for many notable individuals.
Located in the northeastern portion of Princeton, Lake Carnegie is a lovely reservoir that was built in 1906 by damming the Millstone River.
1 Preservation Pl, Princeton, NJ 08540
Since its founding in 1989, the D&R Greenway Trust has preserved 22,000 acres of land in New Jersey. Visitors can come to a D&R Greenway trail to enjoy the lands they have helped us protect.
Historical Society of Princeton
354 Quaker Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
Founded in 1939, the Historical Society of Princeton, located at Updike Farmstead at 354 Quaker Road, is a hub for cultural enrichment and experiential education that includes a museum and research center.
Princeton Pike, Princeton, NJ 08540
The Institute Woods is open to the public and can be enjoyed year-round by bird watchers, walkers, runners and cross-country skiers.
Battlefield State Park
500 Mercer Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
The Princeton Battlefield is where American and British troops fought each other on January 3, 1777, in the Battle of Princeton during the American Revolutionary War. The battle ended when the British soldiers in Nassau Hall surrendered.
354 Stockton St, Princeton, NJ 08540
Constructed on land that witnessed the 1777 Princeton battle for American independence, today Drumthwacket serves as the stately home and grounds of the official residence of the Governor of New Jersey.
With over 70 miles of linear multi-use path along a historic canal and additional trail networks and connections across several counties, visitors to the park have much to see, experience and explore. So take a look at our site then pack your hiking shoes, grab your mountain bike or strap that kayak to the car and plan a day trip to the D&R Canal State Park.
Arts Council of Princeton
102 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, young or old, this is a place where you can imagine, learn, make and create art. Get started today. We offer classes in every medium — find your favorite!