The Salem County Historical Society's Alexander Grant Mansion House (1721) and the Josephine Jaquett Memorial Library are located at 83 Market Street Salem, New Jersey.
We are open Tuesday-Saturday Noon-4PM
Museum Admission:$5.00 Library Admission: $5.00
Free Admission to Members
Winter Weather Notice:
Throughout the winter, if there is any question of inclement weather please call the Society at 856-935-5004 to inquire about our opening status before visiting.
New Exhibit Opening in May!
Salem County Historical Society is pleased to announce is pleased to announce
our new exhibit, “How to Make It in Salem County: Stories of Creativity,
Craftsmanship and Industry” will be opening at our Grant House headquarters on
Saturday, May 2, 2015.
The exhibit will feature a look at the spirit of
creativity and innovation in our communities from the native peoples to the
present day. The exhibit will include books, art, machines, science and
technology all made here in our county and by individuals who lived here.
Please check our website and Facebook page in the coming weeks for more
information on this exciting exhibit
Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, 1726-1860.
This new exhibit at the Morven Museum & Garden features
ten Samplers from the collectionof the Salem County Historical Society.
The Legacy of Dr. Edward T. and Nancy B. Fogg Exhibit is Now Open!
This exhibit of Salem County furnature, glass, and material culture celebrates the lives and contributions of two of the Salem County Historical Society's most significant supporters, Dr. Edward and Nancy Fogg.
The Salem County Historical Society is selling many donated, used, damaged and duplicate books.
Updated December 23, 2014
Watch for additional books that will be listed periodically on our website and
for sale in the Society's Library at a future date. Topics include genealogy, history, New Jersey, religion, biography, reference and general fiction.
The books are being sold in "as is" condition, and will be available on a first-come, first-sold basis. No returns will be accepted.
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Our Library is full accesible. Our Museum spaces are partially accesible