Lambert Castle

Lambert Castle, referred to as "The Castle" by many local residents, is the late Victorian-era mansion of former silk magnate Catholina Lambert. It was in the castle that Catholina Lambert displayed many of his prized European and American paintings. The historic site represents one of several rare examples of castellated residential architecture in America. Lambert Castle was listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places in 1975 and the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.


For a long stretch of time, visitors were invited to explore permanent period room exhibits and indulge in scenic view of the New York City skyline. The museum also presented changing exhibits that reflected the local history of Passaic County.


Today, Lambert Castle is under renovation and closed to the public. The project is expected to be completed in 2023.

The front of Lambert Castle with a stone wall in front of it.


*The castle is currently closed for renovations.*


3 Valley Road, Paterson, NJ 07503


In the meantime, venture up to Lambert Tower in Garret Mountain Reservation. Lambert built this 70-foot-tall observation tower, which also offers stunning views and beautiful grounds fit for beautiful photography.

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Tthe Lambert Fountain with a tree in the background.

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