Welcome to the Wicoff House

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PreservingRememberingSharing History

The mission of the Wicoff House Museum is to preserve and promote the history of Plainsboro by collecting and displaying objects, documents and photographs related to it.

The Wicoff House was the home of John Van Buren Wicoff, who led the successful effort of the residents of Plainsboro to incorporate the Township in 1919.

History of the Wicoff House

Engaging our Community

History museums should be sustainable for future stakeholders and relevant for a modern audience. History museums have the power to inspire people of all ages, identities and backgrounds. At the Wicoff House Museum, we create engaging programs where everyone can feel welcome.

Friends of the Wicoff House

The Friends of the Wicoff House is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support the continued preservation and promotion of the Wicoff House, by working alongside the municipal staff to develop programming and collections management.

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Youth Advisory Council

The Youth Advisory Council allows local youth to be directly involved in the sustainability of the museum by developing events and programs and conducting museum and archive projects.
Ages 11-18

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Junior Historians Club

The Junior Historians Club meets weekly during the fall and spring. Kids learn about historic preservation through fun and immersive activities. Each member receives a JHC notebook and t-shirt.
Ages 6-10

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Upcoming Events

Junior Historians Club- Winter Season

January 14 @ 12:00 am - March 18 @ 12:00 am

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Recent Blog Posts

2022 Recap

2022 was quite a year for The Wicoff House! Despite the challenges of the past few years, we were elated

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Historic Wicoff House Museum

641 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
(inside Municipal Complex)

609-799-0909 ext. 1709

Open Sundays 2-4pm
and during the week by appointment

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