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The Doo Wop Preservation League Museum

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Address: 4500 Ocean Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone Number: 609-729-4000
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Description: League and tours dedicated to preserving the twenty-five, or so, vintage...
League and tours dedicated to preserving the twenty-five, or so, vintage ninteen-fifties hotels and motels in Wildwood.
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people really need to know Wildwood's history wow can we get those old day's back like the old rides such as Dracula's castle, the hell hole and Alfred Hitchcock's manor... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

people really need to know Wildwood's history wow can we get those old day's back like the old rides such as Dracula's castle, the hell hole and Alfred Hitchcock's manor, keystone cops,the Golden Nugget& hunts pier...flyer roller coaster...that's the Wildwood I know...

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

First, unless you're familiar with Wildwood's meaning of Doo Wop in reference to a style/era of architecture, you might think this museum is dedicated to music. It's not. Second, good luck finding it open because there never seems to be set hours and if they exist, they're not very convenient to anyone wanting to check out the place. This is... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Brings back good memories. Lots of items from the past. Right off the boardwalk, easy to get to. Free admission.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The Preservation Museum offers a very enjoyable bus tour of the famous Doo Wop style neon signage of the 50s and 60s. We knew little about the history of The Wildwood and learned a great deal about the architecture, and more interestingly, the neon signs that was it's claim to fame in the day. The tour left (on a school... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stopped and had a look around. There is a lot of neat old memorabilia from the 40s and 50s and 60s. And it's nice to take a look at how things used to be.

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Saint Jerome, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

had heard about this place and I just have to say that you have to go there when in Wildwood. Such memories of yesterday so well preserved and presented!

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Long Island
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205 reviews 205 reviews
64 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Wildwood is trying very hard to maintain it's mid century feel and the preservation museum has many items on display including old neon, period furnishings and story boards. Take a half an hour and check it out. They also arranged a private bus tour for our group driving by many examples of mid century architecture and classic neon. Great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Sounds strange, but this is a cool place to check out when you visit Wildwood. The old neon signs and museum artifacts of the Doo Woo era are cool to see. The building itself is housed in an old restaurant that our family visited for many years before closing down and not because the food wasn't good. And its convenient... More 

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Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We toured the museum and it was like a trip back in time. Loved the retro furniture, lamps, neon lights and more.

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West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Going to the Wildwoods since the 60's. Enjoyed seeing the preservation of the signs of the hotels that are no longer there. Enjoyed the Doo Wop tour.

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Address: Address: 4500 Ocean Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone Number: 609-729-4000
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Wildwood

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