UPCOMING MUSEUM TOURS
Visit the Crane-Phillips House Living Museum, the “The Little House on the Rahway” built around 1840 by Josiah Crane.
Take a walk back in time and experience this “American Treasure” listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places.
*Museum is open the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, September through May, from 2:00 to 4:00.
Thank you Dreyer Farms for once again pulling our Crane-Phillips House replica in style! And thank you to Don Sweeney and Cranford86 for honoring our fallen and reminding us all why this day is so important.
The Crane-Phillips House Known as “Cranford’s Historic Gem,” this quaint Victorian cottage stands next to the Rahway River near the 18th century river crossing at the Crane’s Mills. The Crane-Phillips House was placed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places in 1997. The House was given the rare honor of being named to “Save...
We welcomed the Cranford High School Madrigal Group to our Holiday Potluck. Members enjoyed delicious food, beverages and good company, then we opened the doors to the public when the singers arrived. As always, the performance was wonderful and enjoyed by all. Click here for their rendition of Auld Lang Syne
EVENTS & PROGRAMS
We plan community programming for all ages in support of our mission. In recent years, we have held antique appraisals, speaker events on a variety of topics, a garden tour, all kinds of children’s events, train shows, Four Centuries in a Weekend, and more. We host elementary students and Scouts at our museum and we support the Cranford86.
Our office is open during the following hours:
Monday to Thursday, from 9:30-12:30 PM (Tuesday and Wednesday only during summer months)
Our Archives Curator is available for questions and research help on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-11:30 AM
Anyone wishing to do research or to drop-off a donation to our archives department, please do so during these hours.