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Museum of NJ Maritime History

Dock Rd. and West Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
+1 609-492-0202
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Great FREE museum

The volunteers were extemely knowledgeable and loved to share stories. Would suggest it for pre... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa V
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Melbourne Beach, Florida
Old nursing home

This place is run by old volunteer nursing home ladies who hate kids. Signs saying kids running... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rollinspam
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New York City, New York
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“rainy day” (10 reviews)
“two floors” (5 reviews)
“morro castle” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Dock Rd. and West Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
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+1 609-492-0202
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The volunteers were extemely knowledgeable and loved to share stories. Would suggest it for pre teens and older though. Neat little gift shop too.

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is run by old volunteer nursing home ladies who hate kids. Signs saying kids running loose will be kicked out and old ladies screaming at kids isn't a good time. What kind of crap museum isn't made for kids? The exhibits were small...More

Thank rollinspam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this museum! I have been visiting since I was a kid. It is a neat place to explore some of LBI and Jersey shore history. While I was there they were doing interactive activities with kids. That was cool to get them involved...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was our second time there and got to see things we missed before. All the staff have stories to tell and love to hear them too. to see some of the locals in there playing Mahjong is just the best.

Thank mc_escher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wouldn't consider ourselves to be particularly interested in maritime history, but we truly enjoyed this museum. Our innkeepers recommended it and it was free, so I figured, "what the heck." I planned on spending about 20 minutes, but we stayed an hour and a...More

Thank dfries10
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Last Sunday was our 3rd visit and every time we go we find something we hadn't seen before. Lots of artifacts and pictures and a whole room with things from the SS Morro Castle ocean liner. The museum is free but please leave a donation.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This museum contains a huge collection of shipwreck artifacts, rare photographs, documents, and other items relative to New Jersey's rich maritime history.

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 3 September 2016

There is so much to see at the maritime museum. It's a must! You'll be fascinated by what's all around you and you'll spend lots of time reading, viewing videos, and be in awe of the people who dive for artifacts and the shipwrecks that...More

Thank April P
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The museum is super interesting but not a good place for young kids. A lovely woman welcomed us, and we explored for a while on a rainy day. My four year old loved it and we read several books with him and looked at some...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We decided to stop on a cloudy and day and it was hours of information and fun .. highly recommend !

Thank Frankc1967
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Lynn M
3 July 2017|
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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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Rgoluboff
26 December 2016|
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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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