visitors with special interest in art and architecture may
wish to tour the adjacent State House Annex. The annex tour
lasts about 1 hour and is available only by prior arraignment.
Tours at other nearby attractions, such as the State Museum
(609-292-6464), Trent House(609-989-3027), and Old Barracks
Museum (609-396-1776), can further a visitor's appreciation
of our State and local history. Each organization must be
contacted separately to make tour plans.
Trenton Visitor's Center (609-777-1770) provides a full
complement of materials useful for planning a trip to the
capital city, including information on performing arts venues,
local sporting events and dining options.
ensure that visitors with special needs will be able to
participate in and benefit from the programs, services and
activities that take place at the Capitol Complex, every
effort has been made to comply with the Americans with Disabilities
Access: The State House and State House Annex are
equipped with wheelchair accessible elevators, restrooms
and phones. Public galleries are not wheelchair accessible.
Visitors using wheelchairs will be granted access to the
chamber floors through the main entrances on the first floor.
with Hearing Loss: The legislative chambers are
equipped with built-in, ADA-compliant, FM assisted listening
devices for persons with hearing loss. Headsets and receivers
are available when requested 24 hours in advance. Real time
reporters and sign language interpreters are available with
a minimum of five working-days notice by calling 609-847-3353.
Signage in the State House Annex and Pedestrian Tunnel connecting
the State House to the Annex contains Braille and raised
Materials: Large-print versions of bills, resolutions
and committee statements and many other publications can
be obtained from the OLS Legislative Information and Bill
Room. Other items can be enlarged or transferred on to audio
cassette by request.
and Entrances: Handicapped parking spaces are available
within the Capitol Complex Parking Garage and on the south
side of West State Street between the State House and Thomas
Edison State College.
The West State Street entrances to the State House and State
House Annex are equipped with wheelchair accessible ramps
and power assisted doors.
New Jersey Capitol Complex: Information For Visitors With
Special Needs brochure provides further details. To
obtain hard copies, call the Office of Legislative Services,
Office of Public Information 609-847-3130.
BOOKING A TOUR
you call to book a tour, be prepared to answer the following
of participants in group
length of tour
the group have any special interests?
any participants have special needs (wheelchair access,
you call you will receive a packet containing a confirmation
notice and several brochures with information related to
you require any additional information, call the OLS Tour
Office at 609-847-3150.