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Princeton Battlefield State Park

500 Mercer Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-4810
+1 609-921-0074
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Delightfully surprised

We just made a quick stop and were delightfully surprised by the story and the grounds. Wednesday... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Mark W
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Seattle, Washington
Out of the blue

Driving some back roads into Princeton and saw some cool buildings and signs. Decided to stop and... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
barry88
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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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500 Mercer Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-4810
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We just made a quick stop and were delightfully surprised by the story and the grounds. Wednesday through Saturday, certain hours, there is a volunteer docent to show you inside the house. You can also walk over to the Quaker Meeting House, which is still...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Driving some back roads into Princeton and saw some cool buildings and signs. Decided to stop and walk around. It is pretty cool. I wouldn't go out of my way for this place, but its a nice stop for less than an hour.

Thank barry88
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We visited during our recent trip to NJ. It is a thoughtful place. We miss the Princeton Oak that perished in a lightening storm some years ago. We like the colonnade. The field where the new Princeton Oak is planted was in the movie IQ.

Thank hawaiiansurf8
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Princeton Battlefield Monument is right next to the Morven Museum, its a public monument that commemorates the Battle of Princeton and depicts General Washington leading his troops to victory and the death of Gen Mercer. It is 50 feet tall and a landmark on Nassau...More

Thank happytraveler709
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We grew up in the area but never really visited the park for the history. There isn't much to see and as other point out it is a place where locals go to picnic, sunbathe or walk the trails. There are a couple of historic...More

Thank JPVM13
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This might be a great park, but that's not what I'm rating. I stopped to see the battlefield. There's little here that supports what happened, mostly an open field. Nothing here compares to a battlefield like Monmouth. Worth stopping and seeing if you're an AmerRev...More

Thank TennisBum P
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Even though the park is open daily, the house is only available to tour on the weekends due to short staffing. Walking the grounds and reading the few plaques did not really give one the feeling of the actual battle. If your time is limited,...More

Thank LAURIE S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is the site of the Battle of Princeton, a pivotal battle in the Revolutionary War. The field of battle is as it was, albeit with a road in the North section. There are a few info boards that explain the basic battle info. The...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

People will venture here just to lay in the grass. It is a massive park, but you'll always find the locals here playing catch, sunbathing, or even flying a kite. It is an iconic part of the Princeton Culture.

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The spacious grounds and small museum help to provide a good feel for the important historic events that took place on or near this site during the American Revolution. The multiple walking trails through the adjacent woods are another plus.

Thank Ronnie B
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