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Tuckerton Seaport

120 West Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ 08087
609-296-8868
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Tuckerton
Type: Specialty Museums, Historic Sites, Lighthouses, Neighborhoods
Description: An authentic working seaport village dedicated to preserving the traditions and history of the Jersey baymen.
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Atco, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Neat area, not much was open due to still being closed from Hurricane Sandy. Still some parts in disrepair. A nice drive if you are not far away and looking for something to do rather quickly.

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Somers Point, New Jersey
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128 reviews 128 reviews
52 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This area offers something "neat" various times of the year and the Christmas Holiday time is one of the better ones.They have a Christkindlmarkt theme during the early part of December which has vendors and food for sale which is when these pictures were taken.

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New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

What a charming place by the shore to visit. Interesting museums at the Tuckerton Lighthouse and the Seaport itself showcasing and demonstrating the local area and the Pine Barrens. Great for kids and families and for all! The restaurant is good too. Sit outside on a warm sunny day. The Tuckerton Seaport has fun events scheduled all year long. Visit... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A great number of the buildings are still not open due to the damage from the hurricane Sandy. We were directed to be sure to see the carving shops. Both were open but there was no one to explain anything to us. The general upkeep of the property was mediocre. It needed paint and sprucing in a lot of areas.... More

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The collections of local history and general maritime history is well above average. There are children attractions as well as a Custeau display. The full scale lighthouse can be climbed to the top and original craftsman are working onsight.

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great place to spend a day with the family. Learn about the heritage of the local area baymen and lots of interactive exhibits!

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Our camera club went there to take pictures and found it very interesting. Well run with volunteers. If your interested in seaports this is a must stop for local history.

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Summit, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I was expecting a miniature Mystic Seaport. Not even close. Hurricane Sandy did some major damage to the Seaport so many attractions were closed. There were no exhibits. So, it was a short walk around the seaport and that was it. It was off season so that might have explained things, but, I was disappointed. I enjoyed seeing some of... More

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Rochester, New York
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170 reviews 170 reviews
43 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Nice diversion on a clear weather day. The lighthouse is a replica of the original that fell into the sea in the late 1920's. All the buildings are reproductions of the island life that was here at the turn of the last century. The current focus seems to be the bird hunting on the bay with an an exhibit of... More

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North Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The Tuckerton Seaport is a very nice place to visit. If not for the kids, you will appreciate it more then the kids. They have many educational things to learn about and many things for the kids to experience. It takes you back a bit in time to the way things were in the area. The Staff is very nice... More

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