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Museum of NJ Maritime History

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Address: Dock Rd. and West Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
Phone Number: (609) 492-0202
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Wonderful museum

Great spot for family adventures, especially on rainy or very hot days. Wonderful collection of historical records and artifacts. Reminds you of the important history of LBI... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Brian D
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New Jersey
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New Jersey
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot for family adventures, especially on rainy or very hot days. Wonderful collection of historical records and artifacts. Reminds you of the important history of LBI. Highly recommended for all .

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Thank Brian D
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed all the maritime artifacts. Lots of historic articles to study. The staff is friendly and very informative.

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nanuet
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have interest in maritime history and culture, this is the place for you! this is a true inner sanctum of fascinating vignette and exhibits about the New Jersey and northeast seashore life and times. those with an interest in scuba diving will be in for a special series of treats and exhibits. Many exhibits reference presentations from the... More 

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Richboro, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My idea while staying on LBI is beach and swimming. Sometimes the weather does not cooperate. My family and I visited this museum and found it to be very interesting and enjoyable. I have gone to LBI for many years and I still learned a lot by my visit to this museum. There was a man there, that was so... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A huge collection of maritime history, artifacts, photos, videos, research, and more. Who knew there were so many shipwrecks and other disasters in this region?! Take your time. Select an event or two to learn about each time you visit. This place is a wealth of knowledge and stories!

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Thank Donna P
Warren County NJ
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Great little museum with such kind and helpful docents. Only will need about an hour or so to see. Make this a stop with the kiddies .

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Thank BevyB
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Been numerous times and still haven't seen it all. This place should be mandatory for ALL shoobies (rain or shine)

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Medford, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

OMG!!! What an enjoyable and interesting visit! Great for families, seniors, even taking a special someone on a date! Also, perfect for a rainy-day activity! Admission is free but they do have a donation jar at the entrance(...please be generous???). The museum has two floors and is PACKED with relics from sunken ships....EVEN ITEMS FROM THE TITANIC! We're going back!!!!!!

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Thank Craig M
Hopewell, New Jersey
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16 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

This place is packed with wreck diver's finds and interesting displays. The kids will enjoy the shark videos, and the adults will enjoy everything. Amazingly, the owner and former mayor of Beach Haven built and runs this on her own nickel. What a gift to the islanders and tourists. We all thank you!

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Thank janis m
High Bridge, New Jersey
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

This small museum deals with the history of maritime NJ. Set in the first two floors of an old Victorian home, it contains tons of pictures,artifacts, files and notebooks for both research and the casual history lover. One entire room is devoted to the SS Morro Castle, which caught fire off the Jersey coast in 1930. There are artifacts, pictures,... More 

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