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Old Barracks Museum, Trenton

Categories: Military Museums, Landmarks, Museums, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
The Old Barracks was at the center of the Battle(s) of Trenton, 1776, and was used by the British and Hessians. Later, it served as a military hospital and was the site of perhaps the world's first large-scale smallpox inoculations.
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  • Pure history. Fun for different ages. For a full day trip, go here and then walk to the NJ State Museum/Planetarium. There's a museum, gift shop, and different types of rooms inside. Tour guides have ...  read more »
  • Old barracks for soldiers during French Indian war. Nice exhibits and guided tour. School age children will definitely gain a lot knowledge on history and even inoculation and vaccination . visited on...  read more »
  • We decided to visit here in a trip from Ontario because it was cheap and seemed like a neat tour. Definitely not worth more than what they charge, but totally worth the 8 dollars. Not a lot to see and...  read more »
  • very well run.very pleasant and friendly staff-well informed and enthusiastic.well maintained.good historic site
  • Really cool museum with enthusiastic and very knowledgeable staff.
  • These barracks are build in 1758 and they were used in 1776 by the Hessian troops who supported the British during the Revolutionary War.
  • Very cool museum in the heart of Trenton.
  • A Great place to relive American Revolution History
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