Things to do in Princeton, NJ
Step out of the Nassau Inn, and you will find yourself across the street from Princeton University and walking distance from the upscale boutiques, galleries, theaters and restaurants of vibrant Palmer Square.
Shopping At Palmer Square
Located across from Princeton University, Palmer Square boasts a collection of shopping and dining right in the heart of downtown Princeton. >> LEARN MORE <<
Community Park Pool
Guests can purchase vouchers at the Front Desk to gain access to Community Park Pool!
Fill out this waiver in advance to show upon entry.
Pool is Open:
Weekends Only May 24th through June 9th
7 Days a Week June 12th through September 2nd
Weekday public swim 12pm – 7:30pm
Weekend public swim 11am – 7:30pm
Contact the Front Desk or Reservations for more information!
Princeton Tour Company
Public walking tours of Princeton every Saturday & Sunday. Private tours year round! Ranked the #1 Tours in Princeton by TripAdvisor, AAA and NY Times. Guided tours include sites on Princeton University campus, neighborhoods of Hollywood celebrities, Signers of the Declaration of Independence, and much more. 116 Nassau St Princeton, NJ, 08542 | 1-855-743-1415
Arts Council of Princeton
The Arts Council of Princeton fulfills its mission by presenting a wide range of arts and arts education programs including studio-based classes and workshops in the visual, performing and media arts, exhibitions, performances, and free community cultural events. 102 Witherspoon Street Princeton, NJ 08542 Phone: (609) 924-8777 Fax: (609) 921-0008 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Princeton Public Library
Princeton Public Library, the community’s living room, connects people with ideas, information, technology, resources and each other in ways that enrich their lives and help them to realize their dreams. 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542 | 609.924.9529 | HOURS: M – Fri, 9 am – 9 pm ; Sat, 9 am – 6 pm; Sun, 1 – 6 pm
Morven Museum & Garden
A National Historical Landmark, situated on five acres as the former New Jersey Governor’s mansion that now showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Garden State through exhibitions, programs and special events. 55 Stockton Street | Princeton, New Jersey 08540 | 609.924.8144
Drumthwacket: official Governor’s residence of New Jersey. This Greek Revival mansion was built circa 1834 for Charles S. Olden, Governor of New Jersey during the Civil War. Moses Taylor Pyne, the second owner, enlarged the house in the late 1890’s. Now owned by the State of New Jersey, it is the official residence of the Governor. Open Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. Group tours by appointment. Drumthwacket Stockton Street – Route 206 Princeton Phone: 609-683-0057
CURE Insurance Arena
CURE Insurance Arena, formerly known as the Sun National Bank Center, opened on October 6, 1999. Over the past decade, the Arena has hosted international music sensations like Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber, Cher, Bruce Springsteen, and Shania Twain; top sports events such as the 2006 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball First and Second Rounds and 2009 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Trenton Regional; and family-friendly entertainment like the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, The Harlem Globetrotters, and Disney On Ice. 81 Hamilton Ave Trenton, New Jersey (609) 656-3200