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Cape May County Historical Museum

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Address: 504 Route 9, Cape May Court House, NJ
Phone Number: 609-465-3535
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8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Cape May County Museum, a hidden GEM explored

The only thing I didn't like is the days open. I really learned a lot about the history of Cape May County. Our historian was very thorough about her explanations of the different... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Boring seemed to lack organization. Very poor gift shop non-related historical gifts. Was looking for family tree chart. Office staff seemed not friendly. Tour guide OK

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The only thing I didn't like is the days open. I really learned a lot about the history of Cape May County. Our historian was very thorough about her explanations of the different items we were looking at. She made you think you were in the era that she was talking about. I didn't mind paying a small entrance fee.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A warm welcome upon your arrival, the guide is a student majoring in history (and she new her history) Visit in small group (we were 6 ) informative, interesting the visit last 1 hours and a half but it seems to me like 10 minutes, I learn a lot about Victorian living in Cape May and local history.

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Sopchoppy, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Besides the old home, the original lens from the Cape May Lighthouse is on display along with a stage coach, military uniforms and medical room with some stuff that makes you appreciate modern medicine. The home is packed with interesting artifacts that gives you an idea how people lived in Cape May County 100 to 250 years ago, I learned... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited the museum (my 2nd time) on a rainy day at the shore. Kaitlyn gave us a 90 minute tour that was very insightful and packed full of information. You could tell that she loved the subject matter (Cape May history) which I'm sure is not exclusive to the area but also life in the times. Learned a lot of... More 

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