VISIT HISTORIC NEW BRIDGE LANDING

ADDRESS: 
1201 Main St, River Edge, NJ 07661 (Use for directions)
US Mail: BCHS, PO Box 55, River Edge, NJ 07661-0055

PHONE: 
(201) 343-9492, answering machine 

EMAIL:
contactBCHS@bergencountyhistory.org

EVENT ADMISSION FEE:

$12 adult, $7 children, BCHS members are free,
unless the event is otherwise noted.


HOURS:
The grounds are now open to the public, dawn-to-dusk, please refer to the NJ Governor Executive orders for COVID-19 advisory on park use.
The historic buildings are currently closed, visit our event page as we begin to be able to schedule events Summer 2020.


ACCESSIBILITY:
The houses are connected by a ADA compliant
gravel walking path.

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DIRECTIONS:

Historic New Bridge Landing is located on the west bank of the Hackensack River on Main Street, River Edge, NJ. Nearby streets are marked with BROWN Historic New Bridge Landing signs. HNBL is only 5.6 miles west from the George Washington Bridge and New York City.

BY CAR: Free parking in the HNBL parking lot
From Exit 161 on the Garden State Parkway North or Rt. 17, take exit for Route 4 East and travel about 2 miles, take the exit for Hackensack Ave. North / River Edge and proceed north on Hackensack Ave. through 2 traffic lights and bear right onto the jughandle to Main St, River Edge. Parking is on left by the HNBL Blue Sign. Historic buildings are located on along north side of Main St. and east of Hackensack Ave.

 

From Route 4, take the exit for Hackensack Ave. North / River Edge and proceed north on Hackensack Ave through 2 traffic lights and bear right onto the jughandle to Main St., River Edge. Parking is on left by the HNBL Blue Sign. Historic buildings are located on along north side of Main St. and east of Hackensack Ave.

 

From S. Washington Ave / Teaneck Rd, take New Bridge Road West. After crossing the Hackensack River, make a left onto Main Street. New Bridge Landing is located on the left side of street.

 

BY TRAIN: 

Take the Pascack Valley line to "New Bridge Landing at River Edge" Train Stop. Walk aross the tracks to Hackensack Avenue. Walk one block NORTH to the traffic light. At the light walk cross Hackensack Avenue, traveling EAST on Main Street.

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The museum site of Historic New Bridge Landing is located on the west bank of the Hackensack River on Main Street, River Edge, NJ. Nearby streets are marked with brown "Historic New Bridge Landing" signs. The historic buildings are open for special events throughout the year. See our events page to see schedule.

 

We have one existing kiosk with 5 new ones coming soon in later 2020. We suggest visitors wear walking shoes when going between the houses. Free parking for the museum site is available in the HNBL parking lot at the corner of Hackensack Ave and Main Street, River Edge, NJ.

 

Garbage: Carry In, Carry Out.

 

Dogs are allowed on the grounds but must be kept on a leash and they are not allowed in the historic houses.

 

No metal detecting or digging are allowed by law and may be subject to fines.

Existing kiosk near the Steuben House

BCHS, PO Box 55, River Edge, NJ 07661  •  info@BergenCountyHistory.org
HNBL, 1201-1209 Main St, River Edge, NJ 07661  •  Ph: 201-343-9492

The Bergen County Historical Society is a volunteer, membership, 501(c)(3) non profit organization that was founded in 1902.

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