Butler Museum and Historical Committee

221 Main St  * Butler * NJ 07405 Sat: 10am-2pm

Situated on the upper end of Main St., the museum has been located in the former  New York Susquehanna and Western Railroad Station since 1976. Featured exhibits include the American Hard Rubber Company, fire department, railroad, military, home life, schools, churches, telephones, Statue of Liberty, and Thomas Alva Edison among others.  The museum has a collection of vintage postcards, photos, and Butler High School (Nugget) yearbooks from 1921 to the present.  Additionally, many business journals, family histories and cemetery records are to be found.

The museum was renovated between 2011 – 2014, and rededicated on April  17, 2015  and is listed on the State and National Registry of Historic Places.  Handicapped accessible.

Of Special Note:

  • Butler was founded on March 13, 1901
  • The museum building was built in 1888
  • A DVD showing the Pequannoc Rubber Company fire  (Feb 26,1957)
  • Butler’s connection with the Statue of Liberty
  • The all-volunteer museum Committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7 pm. Members of the public are always Welcome. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Museum at 973-838-7222 for further information

Morris County, located 30 miles west of NYC, is home to some of America’s most important history and culture just waiting for you to explore. Start by walking in the footsteps of Revolutionary icons such as George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, then pick apples right off the tree at one of our verdant farms and end your day having a delicious dinner; discover how to make my weekend Morris County!
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-631-5151
Leslie Bensley Photo of Jane Joe Executive Director at Morris County Tourism Bureau
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
973-631-5151 lbensley@morristourism.org