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Ocean County Historical Museum
Ranked #7 of 21 things to do in Toms River
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Antiques and so much more”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

27th Annual Antiques & Collectibles Faire

Celebrate Labor Day with your family and friends at the Ocean County Historical Society’s Antiques and Collectibles Faire on Saturday, August 31st, on the grounds surrounding the museum on 26 Hadley Ave and the Ocean County Parking Garage on Madison Ave in Toms River.

Join the fun as you shop for antiques and collectibles as well as items crafted by a local wool spinner, basket maker and decoy carver. Buy a 50/50 raffle ticket sponsored by OCHS. Bring your antiques for appraisals by Art Kravetz, Ben Pulcrano and Cole Ferry. Enjoy morning performances by musicians from the Music Academy in Toms River, followed by vocal and guitar performances by Sal Aversano in the afternoon. Visit the Artists’ Garden to purchase a favorite painting from an Ocean County artist. View vintage autos and buy a raffle ticket to hopefully win a 1965 Mustang. Buy books and have them signed by author Linda Barth. Watch a Civil Ware re-enactment. Savor breakfast and lunch foods prepared by our food vendor from 4-Bee’s Polish Deli and delicious baked goods made by OCHS volunteers. Tour the OCHS museum and its current exhibitions.

Come early (9:00 a.m.) and stay late (4:00 p.m.) for an enjoyable day, rain or shine!

Visited August 2013
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New York City, New York
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“History Buffs Take Note! Antique Lovers Need To See This!”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

Inside this beautiful, light green house lives memories, artifacts, & pieces of Ocean County/New Jersey history. The staff/volunteers are knowledgeable, kind, & tell wonderful stories of times past. You must check out their Antiques Faire in August!

Visited January 2013
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Port Charlotte
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“A Trip Back in Time”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Lots of artifacts giving insight as to what the TR pioneers lived like. (I donated items myself) Toms River is steeped in History

Visited August 2012
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beachwood nj
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great little muesseum”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Great little place to spend a couple of hours to learn about the history of Ocean County. Also to learn about how the towns came about and the people who started them.

Visited September 2012
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Toms River
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A very nice house museum!”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

This house museum is beautifully decorated. The tour was very informative and never rushed. Definitely a great tour if you like local history.

Visited August 2012
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