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Attractions

Enjoy all the attractions Morristown has to offer

The area surrounding The Madison Hotel in Morristown is rich with such attractions as historic sites, spectacular shopping malls and charming picturesque towns abounding with boutiques, galleries, restaurants and cafes. New York City itself is only an hour’s train ride away from The Madison Hotel. Our staff can further assist you with Morristown attractions and Morris County, NJ tourism possibilities.

Exterior of the Mayo Performing Arts Center

Mayo Performing Arts Center

A cornerstone of entertainment in Morris County, NJ this popular center features nationally renowned music and dance artists. Hosting more than 200 performances each year, it’s also the home of the Colonial Symphony.

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Sign for the Mall at Short Hills in Millburn, NJ

The Mall at Short Hills

The Mall at Short Hills is one of the most spectacular shopping Meccas on the entire east coast. Nearly 200 shops and restaurants surround the five main department stores: Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue. The Mall is located ten minutes east of the hotel and guests visiting from out of town will have an added bonus when they discover that New Jersey does not levy any tax on clothing or shoes.

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Wide photo of New York City with Statue of Liberty in foreground

New York City

The attractions of the world’s greatest city are less than an hour away from The Madison Hotel. New Jersey Transit’s Midtown Direct Express is literally a one-minute walk from our front door and can transport guests to New York City’s Penn Station, the heart of Midtown. Broadway, Times Square, Rockefeller Center and all of the other exciting sites are an easy day trip when you stay at The Madison Hotel.

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Loantaka Brook Reservation

Scenic park offering 8 miles of trails, picnic areas, athletic fields & green space.

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Morris Museum

Actively running since 1913, the Morris Museum is the second largest museum in New Jersey at 75,524 square feet. The museum is fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum in Morristown, NJ

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum preserves the history of the Macculloch-Miller families, the Morris area community, and the legacy of its founder W. Parsons Todd through its historic site, collections, exhibits, and educational and cultural programs.

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Stone dam atop Speedwell Lake in Morristown, NJ

Historic Speedwell

Discover the ‘Birthplace of the Telegraph’ and experience life during the early years of the Industrial Revolution and at the dawn of the new era of communications.

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The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

The George Griswold Frelinghuysen Arboretum is an arboretum located at 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township, New Jersey. It is open daily without charge. It is also the headquarters of the Morris County Parks Commission.

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Exterior of Washington's Headquarters Museum in Morristown

Washington’s Headquarters

It’s the first publicly owned historic site and you can see this building firsthand. Located in Newburgh, New Jersey, this site is the place where General George Washington made some of the most crucial decisions in forming the new republic.

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College of St. Elizabeth

The College of Saint Elizabeth is a community of learning in the Catholic liberal arts tradition for students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and cultures.

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Fairleigh Dickinson University

FDU's bucolic, classical collegiate campus is home to superior academics, a thriving and diverse student-life scene, and Division III sports

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Drew University

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey.

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