Docents/Tour Guides lead interpretive historic house and exhibit tours at Acorn Hall, an 1853 Italianate mansion and headquarters for Morris County Historical Society (MCHS). Operated by MCHS as a house museum, Acorn Hall retains much of its original fabrics, furnishings and decor, and recently received a historically-accurate exterior paint-scheme restoration. Docents/Tour Guides give engaging and informative tours to a variety of audiences to introduce them to Acorn Hall and its original residents, and to local and state history as presented in MCHS exhibits. MCHS offers tours to the public on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Sundays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and by appointment. Background information and training is provided. This is a great opportunity to join a dedicated group of volunteers who share your interests in local history and historic preservation...please join us!
The mission of Morris County Historical Society is to preserve and promote the history of Morris County, New Jersey.
Morris County Historical Society a member-supported, 501(c)3 non-profit, and welcomes new members and volunteers interested in preserving local historic treasures. MCHS is headquartered at Acorn Hall, an Italianate mansion located in Morristown, NJ. The Society operates Acorn Hall as a historic house museum, produces exhibitions on local history, and provides public programming on Morris County history. Our offices are open weekdays between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. The museum is open to the public on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 am-4 pm, and on Sundays from 1-4 pm. For more information, please contact MCHS at MCHSAcornHall@gmail.com or 973-267-3465.
Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
68 Morris AvenueMorristown, NJ07960
January 11, 2021
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Docents are scheduled on a monthly basis and are asked to volunteer at least one Sunday a month.