The Society's extensive collection of Boonton historical material is housed in the landmark John Taylor Building at 210 Main Street. This house, which combines elements of Colonial Revival and Victorian Gothic styles, was built in 1897-8 for use as a residence and office for Dr. John L. Taylor. His wife Adelaide had received the land as a gift from her father, the Hon. John L. Kanouse.
210 Main Street, Boonton, NJ 07005
(free parking in the rear)
Phone: 973 402-8840
Hours: Sundays 1PM - 4PM or by appointment
Visit our new gift shop annex located on the lower level of the museum for great bargains!
The Museum Gift Shop at the John Taylor Building is open during regular museum hours and by appointment, and carries Boonton-related books, maps, magnets, Boontonware, T-shirts, sweatshirts, prints, postcards, greeting cards - and much more!
Permanent - "Boonton: the Early Years"
Monthly News Bulletin: April 2013
Quarterly Newsletter: Winter 2012 Gem of the Mountains
Please join us for a special Boonton Historical Society & Museum program this Wednesday, November 14th, at 7 PM.
It will take place at the Boonton Senior Center, 126 North Main Street, Boonton, NJ.
- Admission is free.
- Refreshments will be served.
- A brief business meeting will precede Mr. Gent's program.
Afternoon Tea 2
Saturday, May 11
It’s a pleasant Spring afternoon and you arrive for tea at a charming home originally built in 1740.
Your hosts welcome you into their parlor and offer you delectable scones, luscious cakes, and scrumptious
sandwiches. A choice selection of imported and herbal teas is served
The Boonton Historical Society and Museum is a non-profit organization, incorporated in 1959, located in the town of Boonton, New Jersey. Its mission is to:
2013 Walking Tours
April 13 - Ironworks Historic Site led by Joe Macasek meets at Post Office
May 11 - Historic Residential District led by Harold Johnson meets at the Post Office
June 8 - Park Residential District led by Gail Yorkston meets at Gazebo in Grace Lord Park
July 13 - Historic Main Street led by Lloyd Charlton meets at Canalside Park Overlook Main & W. Main Sts
August 10 - Historic Residential District led by Harold Johnson meets at the Post Office
September 14 - Historic Residential District led by Harold Johnson meets at the Post Office
October 19 - Historic Main Street led by Lloyd Charlton meets at Canalside Park Overlook Main & W. Main St.
All walks start at 10AM sharp and are on Saturdays. Parking for Post Office walks should be off Main St as most walks extend past the two hour parking limit
Also Of note THE MUSEUM IS OPEN ON ALL OF THE WALKING TOUR DATES AS WELL AS THE GIFT SHOP!
Coupons for 15% off local merchants and eateries will also be given out to all participants .
There will be a $5 donation for all non members