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Museum of NJ Maritime History

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Address: Dock Rd. and West Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
Phone Number: (609) 492-0202
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Excellent Representation of the waters around Long Beach Island and the Rich Maritime History

Growing up on Long Beach Island, and working in the Barnegat Bay and the Atlantic I can attest this is a wonderfully done Maritime Museum. The work of Debbie and others to bring... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Growing up on Long Beach Island, and working in the Barnegat Bay and the Atlantic I can attest this is a wonderfully done Maritime Museum. The work of Debbie and others to bring this together as such a historical representation of the waters of this area are top shelf.

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Flemington, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

So glad we checked this Museum out! There is a lot of interesting info here. Everything from history of families that first came to history of storms that have hit LBI. Also info on whales and marine life. Was definitely worth the ride over. Took us maybe 40 minutes to read and enjoy our stay.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

One might say that this museum is charming. It is a 2+ story building, chock full,of New Jersey nautical history. The displays are inviting, set up in several brightly sunlit spaces. Summertime visitors should not miss the excellent and free Friday morning programs for kids. And the day we visited, the staff was preparing for a book signing- the museum... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I first visited this museum in 2009 and every time I go to LBI we stop in and look around . This is a hidden gem and should not be missed. Debra the curator is fantastic and also a contributor to the museum with many artifacts. LBI likes to stay in the past with limited wifi etc. The museum offers... More 

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Long Beach Island, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The Museum of NJ Maritime History is such an asset to this community. The curator and all the volunteers, have painstakingly invested so much time and love into preserving the maritime history of this area. One visit is not enough to absorb the amazing stories that have been meticulously compiled by the curator and her legion of volunteers. It is... More 

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Best of the best, Deb Whitcraft did an outstanding job! If you're into maritime history, this is the place for you to visit!

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Beach Haven, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Excellent place to visit great museum. Programs in the summer and winter tons of great artifacts and old time photographs… a must do in Beach Haven. Free admission great learning experience.

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Forked River, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A lot of good history and factual information. Definitely worth your time. The surrounding area is nice and peaceful.

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

excellent place to visit and learn history and so much to learn about the maritime . Free come again

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keyport, new jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Good place to go on a rainy day or when you've had too much sun. Very interesting. Went last year, and heard they've added a lot of cool stuff since then.

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