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Museum of NJ Maritime History

Dock Rd. and West Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
+1 609-492-0202
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Best Cultural Institution on LBI

Great exhibits of NJ maritime history. Many of the interpreters are former divers. The founders are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bonniebell2015
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Staten Island, New York
Hidden gem

Fascinating array of memoirs, memoribilia, documents and more. Despite small size one could spend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marc W
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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
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“rainy day” (10 reviews)
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Dock Rd. and West Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
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+1 609-492-0202
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great exhibits of NJ maritime history. Many of the interpreters are former divers. The founders are a dedicated couple who had a dream of creating a wonderful history of sea exploration. Free admission.

Thank Bonniebell2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating array of memoirs, memoribilia, documents and more. Despite small size one could spend days investigating naval and maritime history. The prioprioters are friendly and knowledgeable. It's worth a separate trip.

Thank marc W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We paid a visit to this tiny museum for free showing maritime artifacts and encompassing more than 500 shipwrecks papers. It was fun visiting and books were 50% off. Kids will love it.

Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The volunteers were extemely knowledgeable and loved to share stories. Would suggest it for pre teens and older though. Neat little gift shop too.

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This place is run by old volunteer nursing home ladies who hate kids. Signs saying kids running loose will be kicked out and old ladies screaming at kids isn't a good time. What kind of crap museum isn't made for kids? The exhibits were small...More

1  Thank rollinspam
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I love this museum! I have been visiting since I was a kid. It is a neat place to explore some of LBI and Jersey shore history. While I was there they were doing interactive activities with kids. That was cool to get them involved...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

this was our second time there and got to see things we missed before. All the staff have stories to tell and love to hear them too. to see some of the locals in there playing Mahjong is just the best.

Thank mc_escher
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We wouldn't consider ourselves to be particularly interested in maritime history, but we truly enjoyed this museum. Our innkeepers recommended it and it was free, so I figured, "what the heck." I planned on spending about 20 minutes, but we stayed an hour and a...More

Thank dfries10
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Last Sunday was our 3rd visit and every time we go we find something we hadn't seen before. Lots of artifacts and pictures and a whole room with things from the SS Morro Castle ocean liner. The museum is free but please leave a donation.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This museum contains a huge collection of shipwreck artifacts, rare photographs, documents, and other items relative to New Jersey's rich maritime history.

Thank Deborah W
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Lynn M
3 July 2017|
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Response from dfries10 | Reviewed this property |
It's FREE!!! An excellent value...but bring at least a couple of bucks for the donation box. :-)
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Rgoluboff
26 December 2016|
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Response from BaliHaiH15 | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call at: (609) 492-0202. Deb Whitcraft is the owner/operator.
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