Located at the birthplace of Alice Paul, a suffragist leaderת and gender rights activist.
The house is a museum and leadership center for women and girls promoting “Ordinary Equality”, a term that Paul determined.
Paul lived in this house, known as Paulsdale, from the day she was born till she left for college at the age of 16 in 1901.
The house was purchased in 1990 and was renovated by Alice Paul Instituteת which was founded in 1884 to preserve Paul’s ideas and legacy.
It can be toured individually as well as in guided tours (on specific days).
The first floor is the museum area, where the exhibition “Alice Paul: In Pursuit of Ordinary Equality” is presented, showcasing Paul’s life story by family photographs, personal objects, and memorabilia.
The third floor houses the Alice Paul Archives and Women’s History Library.
Occasional special events are held every season as well as the annual celebration of Alice Paul’s birthday on January 11, which since January 2020, is recognized as “Alice Paul Day” in New Jersey state.