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Ocean County Historical Museum

26 Hadley Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-7540
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Wonderful Place

This location is great for history people, or just local residents interested in their local... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Dave L
Nice Visit

It was a quiet day at the museum, but the lady allowed me to look around. I enjoyed my visit.The... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Ray C
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20 Apr 2017
“Wonderful Place”
27 Jan 2017
“Nice Visit”
26 Hadley Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-7540
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

This location is great for history people, or just local residents interested in their local history. The house is completely redone as it was in the 1700s. There is also a research library for those who pay a yearly dues.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 28 January 2017

It was a quiet day at the museum, but the lady allowed me to look around. I enjoyed my visit.The parking was good, and the location was easy to find. This is a museum for those who like small boats.

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Very informative and great guides. Covers the entire span of local history. Great info on the Lakehurst NAS Blimp hanger and the Hindenburg

Thank BobHorn818
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Small but had a lot of information on things that we have forgotten about in this county. They do change their main display regularly.. In December it was about the railroad in Ocean County. I have gone to numerous work shops on the coastal region...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Interesting History, Small and Limited, yet glad I visited while still in the area. Could have had more on the American Revolution, History, Battle of Toms River, NJ.

Thank DBRTrips
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This old house was moved to it's current location to avoid demolition. It is an authentic period house (not remodeled) with many actual furnishings from the original owners. The docent was very knowledgeable which helped create interest. There are limited hours and only guided tours...More

5  Thank R M
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Visited this museum once by accident. Was pleasantly surprised. Lots of history about TR and the early days. (chicken farms) I love history so this museum was a nice surprise It is small but fun to visit

4  Thank gerryb18
Reviewed 7 August 2014

If you enjoy museum this is one of the places you must see. We enjoyed visiting the Toms River. Very beautiful and historical town.

2  Thank NewarkPride
Reviewed 14 August 2013

27th Annual Antiques & Collectibles Faire Celebrate Labor Day with your family and friends at the Ocean County Historical Society’s Antiques and Collectibles Faire on Saturday, August 31st, on the grounds surrounding the museum on 26 Hadley Ave and the Ocean County Parking Garage on...More

2  Thank seashellsue0217
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Inside this beautiful, light green house lives memories, artifacts, & pieces of Ocean County/New Jersey history. The staff/volunteers are knowledgeable, kind, & tell wonderful stories of times past. You must check out their Antiques Faire in August!

2  Thank RDCNYC
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