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“Quilt Show in Sept., Victorian Tea in April.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ocean County Historical Museum

Ocean County Historical Museum
26 Hadley Ave., Toms River, NJ
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Ranked #6 of 15 Attractions in Toms River
Type: Museums
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Toms River, New Jersey
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“Quilt Show in Sept., Victorian Tea in April.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

This little museum is a gem. Displays are changed frequently and the little book sale section is great. History of Toms River fascinating.

Visited April 2012
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Island Heights, New Jersey
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“Volunteers”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

The volunteers were not that knowledgable. I know it's nice for a person to give their time, but I knew more about the tour then they did.

Visited March 2012
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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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“Ocean County Museum in Toms River”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Rich in Ocean County History. the school house room was great! People were knowledgeable~
Could use more souvenirs that had to do with the history of Ocean County

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Toms River, N.J.
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“Boring”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Clean and well put together...but...BORING!! Lots of nautical items

Visited May 2012
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Rochester, NY
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“Nice Local Historical Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

This is located in a house owned by the Ocean County Historical Society. A lot of local historical museums are often just reliquaries for things from Grandma's attic. This place is not! i.e. they've got good stuff.

They have a nice set of displays interpreting the history of Toms River and the environs. There are also changing exhibitions drawn from local sources. Not a place you'll spend a lot of time, but an interesting stop if you're in the neighborhood.

The real strength may be the excellent research library that is open several days a week for genealogical or historical research (and helpful people to assist you). Check their web site for hours of operation.

Visited October 2011
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