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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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A stellar find

There is a wealth of Long Beach Island history packed into this museum. Get ready to spend several hours and be amazed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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LBI New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

There is a wealth of Long Beach Island history packed into this museum. Get ready to spend several hours and be amazed.

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St.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

I take my family every year. The displays are very interesting and informative. In years past, the staff put on children's programs, but we didn't see any on the calendar this summer. Great place to visit for history of the sea and NJ storms.

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Glen Campbell
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We visited the museum while we attended the Annual Chowderfest event in early October. A great place to visit if you love the sea

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Tarpon Springs, FL
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

If you at all interested in the history of maritime New Jersey, this is the place to go. It is no cost, but donations are definitely accepted. We saw a lot of various artifacts. It is very nicely set up and very full of all kinds of information. We received complimentary CDs at the end on all types of interviews... More 

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Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A treasure trove of history as far back as it goes. The pictures, videos, and range of local and expert books and sources reflect the amazing dedication of the manager and her dedication to preserving all this amazing and significant on LBI. Plan to spend at least an hour.

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New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My wife and I found the museum when we were looking for someone to help us for our beach vow renewal ceremony. (One of the volunteers at the museum also performs ceremonies.) We met her at the museum to make the arrangements and decided to stay afterwards to tour its exhibits. We've spent many years on LBI (her family even... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This museum is across the street from the park. Friendly staff and plentiful parking. It's interesting and has a fun little gift shop. A nice place to spend a bit of time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

helped us find map of our childhood cottage. Tons of information, esp on storms and shipwrecks. Beautifully presented.

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Warrington, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Prepare to learn and understand what happened so long ago at L.B.I. in N.J. . The staff there will explain anything you want to know.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This museum is packed with interesting nautical items and pictures, specially if you have an interest in ship wrecks off the NJ coast. What makes it special, however, is the serious research side of the house. The management will help you find any information available if you are doing serious research.

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