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Address: 120 W Main St, Tuckerton, NJ 08087-2237
Phone Number: +1 609-296-8868
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An authentic working seaport village dedicated to preserving the traditions...

An authentic working seaport village dedicated to preserving the traditions and history of the Jersey baymen.

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Quality time with grandson

This is a great place to spend time with our grandson. Every kid loves looking at boats and there are plenty here!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 25, 2016
RitaT123
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Lexington, North Carolina
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Forked River, New Jersey, United States
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm not sure why people think you shouldn't have to pay to visit this place. Do they have any idea how expensive it is to maintain and fund a working, recreation of a coastal seaport village along the actual coast? Last I checked, NJ coastal property is not cheap. This isn't a museum that you walk into a building and... More 

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Thank 37Brian
Somerset, New Jersey
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This village is charming and has a lot to see, but is not overwhelming. Great find! Going for Christmas as they have special exhibits. Loved it - lots to see. Can do in a couple of hours, but spend more time, if you like! What a great place for a stroll.

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Thank jane k
nj
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197 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited on the way to cape may. From their website I didn't know what to expect. I was hoping for at least ice cream. No ice cream, but it's a huge complex of museums and other buildings built around an inlet. The theme is how they made a living from the marsh. The light house no longer works but... More 

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Thank faye57
Middletown, New York
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104 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for the lighthouse challenge, and we were so surprised at the surroundings. There is a boardwalk, and an antique car show was going on. Apparently there are a lot of things happening here throughout the year, so we plan on coming back

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Thank Susan B
Lexington, North Carolina
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to spend time with our grandson. Every kid loves looking at boats and there are plenty here!!

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Thank RitaT123
Herzlia, Israel
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157 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We visited Tuckerton Seaport at the end of the daily program. We may have been the only visitors at that time, so we were practically alone in the whole complex. I imagine that the place is quite popular at the peak of the season and there are good reasons - the principal being the interesting combination of ethnography and history.... More 

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Thank Dan R
Waretown
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

it is a very small seaport.....rich in history....can be completed in a couple of hours. if you are planning on going to Smithville.....this is worth combing with that trip/

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Thank janak739
Tuckerton, New Jersey
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Not sure what to do with your weekend? Check this out! Always something happening at the Seaport! Real nice stroll and good ice cream near by!!!!

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Thank ljhshaklee
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

There are a few buildings you can go through, the nicest of which is the lighthouse. Unless you go during an event such as a craft show, antique boat show or food truck event, it's probably not worth the admission. It's a shame that it's gotten somewhat rundown because I do believe it was meant to be an attraction of... More 

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Thank Sherry S
Medford, New Jersey
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95 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I have not been to the seaport since it opened. I went during the week, so there weren't many visitors. The main building housed the gift shop and a place to purchase tickets. Basically you are on your own to tour the seaport, of which there were very few. The lighthouse was interesting and the woman who was there was... More 

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