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The Doo Wop Preservation League Museum

4500 Ocean Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260
609-729-4000
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Ranked #12 of 24 Attractions in Wildwood
Type: Specialty Museums
Description: League and tours dedicated to preserving the twenty-five, or so, vintage ninteen-fifties hotels and motels in Wildwood.
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Saylorsburg, Pa Usa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

The museum is small but very interesting. It has signs from the old motels that were in Wildwood and furniture from the 50's. It is a real neat place to visit if you are from this era. Old 45's, bicycles, music is playing all the time. It is free. They are still in the process of receiving more memorabilia from... More

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Enjoyed the large amount of memorabilia, attractively displayed. But they need to add some merchandise for souvenir seekers to purchase and a working soda shop for visitors to purchase an ice cream float.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is a great place to visit and take the DoWOP tour! It shows the history of Wildwood and the signs are so unique! Make time to visit.

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NJ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fun, little museum! Has old furniture and signs from the 60's. Brings back lots of memories! Loaded with the history of Wildwood in a movable time-line. Very interesting!

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New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

If you are a 50's-60's enthusiast (like me) you MUST stop in to see all the memorabilia here! There is a wonderful electronic video board that you read and then click an area to watch and listen to a video then, you move the sliding pointer to a new area of the board and watch/listen to something new! This was... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My wife and I stopped at this museum one day when were at the lower end of Wildwood across from the convention center. The museum is small but it had a lot of old 50's items and some old neon signs from businesses that are no longer in business. The gentleman was very nice and friendly and he was very... More

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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We enjoy the atmosphere at the DooWop each year and the wait staff very friendly! Its great to eat at a place that doesn't just have typical pizza and hoagie stuff.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I recently visited the Doo Wop museum with my wife this past weekend. It brought back many memories when I used to go to the Wildwoods as a kid. Motels that are long gone, restaurants, etc. But they still have the Neon signs in the museum! Pretty Cool. We also went on the Doo Wop Tour on Thursday night. It... More

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North Arlington, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Nice to take a trip back to memory lane. Wished it was a little bigger. The person who worked there knew alot of facts and was helpful

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Flemington New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Interesting and informative about an era gone by....but still alive and well in Wildwood! Small museum of '50s memorabilia to bring about nostalgia..along with a bus tour of lighted neon motels and stories unique to each one...worth the small ticket price...only wish the bus went a little slower so picture taking could be made easier.

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