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Lots of artifacts

Great history and a bit of a thrill for the horror fan to see films and documentaries of shipwrecks... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda P
What a cute museum and very interesting

This place is one of the cutest museums i have seen in a long time, very educational and nautical... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2019
Dante-Donna
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Yonkers, New York
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Dock Rd. and West Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
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All reviews rainy day new jersey long beach island take your time coast guard well worth the visit huge collection hidden treasure labor of love gift shop rain or shine donations are accepted please leave a donation newspaper clippings on display barnegat bay young children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great history and a bit of a thrill for the horror fan to see films and documentaries of shipwrecks and disasters. 2 floors of artifacts displayed with lots of information, books for sale, bathrooms!, large variety. Parking free in September next door on pier.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Linda P
Reviewed August 2, 2019

This place is one of the cutest museums i have seen in a long time, very educational and nautical. try not to miss it if you are in the area.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Dante-Donna
Reviewed July 25, 2019

We love museums of all kinds and thought we would just pop into this one for a short visit but we ended up staying for a couple of hours just looking and reading. Great informative displays that set the history and culture of the area...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jer b
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Went with my daughter, the boat she crews on was docked nearby. Great place to get out of the heat. Several rooms with a lot of information, photos, etc. Great place for research.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JLCinCbus
Reviewed May 9, 2019

well worth a visit to uncover local history and get more of a feel for this colourful culture rich area.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank peteyardley
Reviewed April 13, 2019

If you visit Long Beach Island YOU MUST visit the NJ Maritime Museum. It took the founders years to collect the many articles on display. There is history everywhere. You will feel like at home thanks to the politemess and hospitality of the owners. Don't...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

The history of Little Egg Harbor, Barnegat Bay, Beach Haven and environs is rich, and it needs to be preserved and shared. The Museum of New Jersey Maritime History does just that, and does so very well indeed. The collection in this museum is superb-...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank pickuptruckshopper
Reviewed January 4, 2019

The museum is filled with NJ marine history and related artifacts. There is no equal to what you will find in this two story museum. Not only are the exhibits from the area, they tell chapters in the life of NJ and how the people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Journey737128
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The Museum of NJ Maritime History is well worth a visit on a day off. It is run by friendly staff who are knowledgeable and care about the items on display. There is no entrance fee, but try to make a small donation. Though the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sean R
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This visit did not disappoint. I have been trying to get down here to see this museum for a while. It has a huge collection of maritime history from New Jersey. I love the organized displays, artifacts, and the welcome that you get as you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Candie2018
March 1, 2018|
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Response from hindes2018 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think she would be thrilled. It's mostly for older children (5 yrs. & up), but you never know! It would depend on how you present it to her. It's worth a try and it sure couldn't hurt.
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Response from dfries10 | Reviewed this property |
It's FREE!!! An excellent value...but bring at least a couple of bucks for the donation box. :-)
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Response from BaliHaiH15 | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call at: (609) 492-0202. Deb Whitcraft is the owner/operator.
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