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Visiting Tenacre

If you would like to visit Tenacre or you have any questions about Tenacre, don’t hesitate to call toll free (800-626-9155) or complete the inquiry form on the Contact Us page. Once you’ve arranged your visit, the information below will be helpful to you.

Our Campus

On arrival at the main entrance, one of our Security Hosts will greet you at the gatehouse. The Host will provide you with a map and initial orientation to our campus and help you find the most convenient parking and best route to your destination. Arrivals after 5:00 pm should be pre-arranged with the department or person you are visiting.

Reception Office

The Reception Office is open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to take care of any financial transactions related to your visit, such as the purchase of meal tickets, or paying for Tenacre Visitor Accommodations.

Nature Trail and Grounds You may walk the nature trails, meander through acres of greenery and trees, or walk across the road to explore nearby Woodfield Reservation. In summer, you may enjoy our swimming pool.

Van Service The Tenacre van makes several trips daily (Monday–Friday) to Palmer Square and other stops in downtown Princeton. This scheduled daily service is free of charge for guests and visitors.

Audio System Each accommodation is equipped with a five-channel audio broadcast system that operates 24 hours daily, offering the weekly Christian Science Bible Lesson, Christian Science lectures, reading of the Bible and of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures   by Mary Baker Eddy.

Church Services Tenacre’s van will take you to and from services at First Church of Christ, Scientist, Princeton on Sunday mornings (10:30 service) and Wednesday evenings (7:30 meeting). A Sunday service conducted by volunteer readers is held in Tenacre’s Chapel on Sunday afternoons at 2:30.

Directions

Driving – Tenacre is located about 3 miles from downtown Princeton. Click the address below to see our location:

Tenacre Foundation

953 Great Road

Princeton, NJ 08540

Train Princeton Junction is the local train station and it is served by NJ Transit trains and by some Amtrak trains. NJ Transit operates trains between New York Penn station and Princeton Junction and it also operates a good service between Newark Airport and Princeton Junction. There are more NJ Transit trains that stop at Princeton Junction than Amtrak trains, but on either train line, only some trains make the stop.

Bus From New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, you may reach Princeton’s Palmer Square via the Suburban Transit Bus Company. For information about other bus transportation, please check with bus companies operating in your area.

Air Newark Liberty International Airport is the most convenient airport for Princeton. The Airport’s Air Train is a monorail that connects the airport terminals with the Newark Airport train station, served by NJ Transit. Take the Northeast Corridor train line to Princeton Junction. Taxis are available at Princeton Junction and the trip to Tenacre is about $20.00.

Olympic Airporter is a commercial service providing ground transportation between Newark and JFK airports and the Nassau Inn in downtown Princeton. The shuttle charges start at $38 for one person; pricing, schedules, and reservation information can be found on their website. From the Nassau Inn, Tenacre is easily accessible by taxi. Public transportation from the Philadelphia Airport is a bit more complicated, and the Go Airport Shuttle to Princeton from that airport costs approximately $200.

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