Butler Museum and Historical Committee

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

Step inside the Butler Museum, housed in the historic red New York Susquehanna and Western Railroad Station, and explore this area’s fascinating history from every angle. Learn about Butler’s important influence on Thomas Edison, the Statue of Liberty and the rubber industry, while also exploring the personal context of its residents through a collection of family histories and historical photos.

Pour over the museum’s vintage postcards and snapshots of everyday life throughout the years, from the importance of Butler’s fire department to its railroad and military history. The museum building is listed on the State and National Registry of Historic Places.

Of Special Note:

  • The building itself dates back to 1888, 13 years before Butler was officially established
  • The museum has every Butler High School yearbook from 1921 to the present
  • The Butler Museum was renovated from 2011 to 2014 and rededicated on April 17, 2015


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 [email protected]