History lovers are welcome here.

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to travel back in time?  The perfect opportunity awaits you at the Indian King Tavern Museum.  

Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Indian King Tavern.  Our docents and volunteers keep this historic treasure alive.

The Tavern’s Friends group needs talented and dedicated volunteers for all aspects of reenacting Colonial Era life.  Whether you have a few hours or a few days per month, the Friends group is looking for volunteers for both behind the scenes and in front of visitors.

Friends of the Indian King Tavern Museum work with the dedicated staff of the NJ Division of Parks to host and coordinate:

  • Colonial beer tasting fundraiser
  • Revolutionary War Skirmish on Kings Highway
  • Troop Encampment
  • Archeology Digs
  • Tours
  • Dramatics performances by period characters
  • July 4th parade and dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence
  • Winter holiday open house

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Become a Town Crier to herald events
  • Create graphic designs and posts
  • Raise funds for our activities
  • Lead children in military drills with wooden muskets
  • Take photographs for social media and outreach
  • Publicize unique events
  • Give tours of the tavern
  • Play a musical instrument at open house events
  • Help care for the museum’s collection
  • Housekeeping
  • Cataloging and record keeping
  • Historical research
  • Answer the phone
  • Sew period clothing for docents
  • Assist with gardening and outdoor maintenance
  • Make your own unique contribution

Call to learn more 856-429-6792.

Event Partners

The Tavern partners for events like skirmishes and encampments with two Revolutionary War-era reenactment groups — The loyalist Red Coats called First Battalion of New Jersey Volunteers and the Continentals called Second Pennsylvania Regiment.