The New Jersey State House has tours on the first and third Saturday of the month beginning in the State House Annex. Visitors will learn about our Capitol’s evolution from a simple rubble-stone structure in 1792 to the impressive architectural monument of today.Learn More
Downtown Trenton is the central section of the City of Trenton in Mercer County. It encompasses several distinct districts, including the Capital district, Mill Hill district, the Trenton Transit district, the Riverfront and the Hanover-Academy neighborhood.
Points of Interest
Downtown Trenton has several attractions including The New Jersey State Museum, Old Barracks Museum, William Trent House, The New Jersey State House, War Memorial, Starbucks and lots more.
As a touchstone for colonial and revolutionary history in New Jersey, the Old Barracks Museum brings the world of colonial America to life through interpretive programs, exhibits and preservation so that visitors can appreciate New Jersey’s history, the diverse people who made it, and why it matters.Learn More
At 1911 SmokeHouse Bar-B-Que – Fresh and Homemade is our standard. Our commitment to food quality and hospitality is at the core of why we exist. We pride ourselves with providing our guests (all guests are friends) a great environment to enjoy the company of their family and friends while enjoying some of the best BBQ in the country. We plan on creating an entirely new meaning to “Trenton Makes” by adding to our city’s roster, “Trenton Makes the World’s best BBQ.”Learn More
We are Trenton's best kept secret! We offer a variety of menu items made only with the freshest ingredients. We offer wraps, burritos, quesadillas, panini and some of the largest salads around. East Front Cafe offers a wide variety of vegetarian meals like the veggie quesadilla or our own tomato mozzarella panini and so much more. We have many of our own signature sauces, dressings, and who can forget our fresh made daily guacamole.Learn More
Starbucks newest location matches the interior of many of the chain's stores, but has a carved-out area where job training will be held. Its walls are covered in a mural featuring swirls of bright colors and city landmarks. Local artists James Kelewae and Jonathan Conner executed the mural, wanting to express the love they feel for the city.Learn More
The Hummingbird is a Jamaican restaurant downtown in the Warren Street revival area. And just as any decent Italian eatery in the ‘Burg used to have a photo of Frank Sinatra on the wall, the Hummingbird celebrates Bob Marley with a large poster in the dining room. Something of Marley’s spirit seems to inhabit the place, which has great food and a pleasant atmosphere.Learn More