For kids, the holidays are all about toys. But no matter how old you are, chances are there’s a favorite doll, toy car or truck that stands out in your memory. Morris Museum presents a unique collection of toys from its permanent collection, allowing visitors to relive some of their fondest childhood experiences. Take a little time to enjoy a moment of nostalgia and share your memories with younger generations.
The Museum reopens its Mega Model Trains exhibit on Thursday, Dec, 14 at 5 p.m. Rail enthusiasts adore this intricate model train set that chugs its way across a 288-square-foot landscape that mimics a thriving city and quaint countryside scene.
Winter Vacation Celebration
Make a day of it as the museum presents a host of activities for the whole family to enjoy on Wednesday, Dec. 27, from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. In addition to visiting the toy and train exhibits, kids can make a winter-themed craft and see a performance of No Elves! No Elves! in the Bickford Theatre, an intimate venue located inside the museum. Shows begin at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Note: There is a $2 service charge per ticket.
Combo Ticket: $15 (includes general Museum admission, plus admission to a children’s theatre performance)
For families looking to keep expenses low this holiday season, the museum is open late on the second and third Thursday of each month until 8 p.m From 5 to 8 p.m. on those evenings, admission is pay what you wish.
For more information, visit Morris Museum’s website or call (973) 971-3700.