On Friday, October 24th at 5:15 pm, the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts will present Madison’s first annual Pumpkin Illumination. Bring your carved pumpkin to be lit at dusk on the Museum’s front lawn, and then step inside for story-time, arts and crafts. This will be an evening of Halloween-y family fun for all ages.


5:15 pm: Bring your already carved pumpkin to the front lawn of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts


5:30 – 6:15 pm: Halloween-themed story-time, arts and crafts inside the Museum


6:15 pm: PUMPKIN ILLUMINATION, lighting of the pumpkins (METC will provide lights)


Participation on the lawn is free; admission for indoor activities is $5 per adult, $3 per child.


The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is pleased to partner with the Morris County Tourism Bureau, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Morris Arts, Madison Chamber of Commerce, and Madison Arts & Culture Alliance in bringing Pumpkin Illumination to Madison.


Regular Museum admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, students & children (ages 6 and up), and free for members and children under 6. Family maximum admission is $13. The Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday 10 am – 4 pm and Sunday 12-5 pm. Closed Mondays and major holidays.




The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts received a General Operating Support Grant from the Borough of Madison, Charles Read Foundation, F.M. Kirby Foundation, and Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The Museum received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.




The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is located at 9 Main Street in the heart of downtown Madison, just two blocks from the Madison train station. For more information, please call 973-377-2982 x10 or visit our website


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