The Drumthwacket Foundation curates exhibits in the residence that showcase New Jersey related historic and contemporary visual art and thematic shows.


Highlights from the Drumthwacket Foundation Collection

Tour the historic residence and learn about the Foundation’s collection of 18th and 19th century furniture in addition to paintings on loan from New Jersey museums and the stunning Sterling Silver Service Set made by Tiffany & Co. for the commissioning of the battleship USS New Jersey in 1906 for use in the wardroom.

Register for a public guided tour

View the Exhibits Archive

Drumthwacket Annual Spring Carnival

Hosted by the Governor and First Lady and the Drumthwacket Foundation, the Annual Spring Carnival for Children with Special Needs is held every Spring.  Pony rides, carnival games, bounce houses, art project, face painting, and a treasure hunt make for a memorable day. The Foundation sincerely appreciates the following vendors and individuals who donate their time and talent to ensure the event’s success:

Major Sponsors:


Bimbo Bakeries, Entenmann’s, FHG Dining, Halo Farm, Inc., House of Cupcakes, Jacques Fine Catering, Mars Inc., McCaffrey’s Market, Olives, PepsiCo, Saker ShopRite of Lawrenceville, Stop & Shop and the Montgomery Girl Scouts and Montgomery Boy Scout Troop 46

Please note: The event is for special needs children ages 3 to 8 and their families. You must have an invitation code to register. If you are a parent or caregiver of a child with special needs who is between the ages of 3 and 8 but do not have an invitation code, please call or email the Foundation at for assistance.