• Upcoming Events

    1. METC Closed for New Exhibit Installation

      September 8 - September 24
    2. New Exhibit Opens!

      September 25 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    3. After School @ METC: Creativity Re-Imagined

      September 25 from 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
    4. After School @ METC: Creativity Re-Imagined

      October 2 from 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
    5. After School @ METC: Creativity Re-Imagined

      October 9 from 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
    6. After School @ METC: Creativity Re-Imagined

      October 16 from 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
    7. After School @ METC: Creativity Re-Imagined

      October 23 from 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
    8. After School @ METC: Creativity Re-Imagined

      November 6 from 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
    9. After School @ METC: Creativity Re-Imagined

      November 13 from 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
    10. After School @ METC: Creativity Re-Imagined

      November 27 from 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

METC's Carriage to Car event a great success!

Thanks for joining us on Saturday, July 14.

The Museum will be
Temporarily Closed until Sept. 25th
for the installation of our new exhibit and private events.

Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles

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We apologize for any inconvenience.

More About METC

METC Mission Statement

Our mission is to foster the understanding, cultivation, and appreciation of America’s past by presenting and interpreting the history, culture, and lives of the inhabitants of New Jersey from its earliest settlement through the present day. Read More…

Our Historic Building

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is housed in the James Library building, built 1899-1900 to house the Madison Public Library. The architectural style is Richardsonian Romanesque Revival. Read More…

Museum Shop

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts has a lovely gift shop filled with many distinctive and affordable items. Stop by when you come to visit! Read More…

Hours

Monday:   Closed
Tuesday–Saturday:   10am–4pm
Sunday*:  Noon-5pm
*Closed on Holidays and Sundays in July and August

Admission

Adults – $5
Students, Children and Adults 62+ – $3
Members & Children under 6 – FREE
Family Maximum Rate – $15.00
Guided Tours (by appointment only) – $8.00 per person

New Exhibit Opens Soon!

Tapestry

Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles
Opening September 25, 2018
Click here for more information.

Highlights from the METC Collection

METC receives an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State