free museums in cape may county nj

Free Museums in Cape May County NJ

Free Museums in Cape May County NJ
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Looking for a budget-friendly day out in Cape May County NJ? Check out these free Cape May County museums where you can explore art, local history, nature, and more!

Note: Please keep in mind that these free Cape May County museums need your support. If you are able, please consider making a donation when you visit.

Free Museums in Cape May County NJ

Avalon History Center

215 39th Street
Avalon, NJ

The Avalon History Center is a local history museum that displays a collection of objects from Avalon’s past. Visitors can learn more about their favorite beach town by viewing fun and fascinating displays, including a 1925 Avalon Life Boat that they can climb into. The History Center’s collection includes thousands of photographs, objects, and ephemera that tell the story of Avalon’s residents, places, and events.

George F. Boyer Wildwood Historical Museum

3907 Pacific Avenue
Wildwood, NJ

The George F. Boyer Wildwood Historical Museum displays vintage photos, artifacts, and memorabilia depicting the various ages of Wildwood, from its merger with Holly Beach City, to the present. Special sections are dedicated to the police and fire departments, the beach patrol, boardwalk, history-making residents, and to the scholastic and athletic achievements of Wildwood.

Ocean City Historical Museum

1735 Simpson Avenue
Ocean City, NJ

The Ocean City Historical Museum invites guests to view items relevant to the heritage, traditions, and memories of Ocean City, New Jersey.

Sea Isle City Historical Museum

4800 Central Avenue
Sea Isle City, NJ

The Sea Isle City Historical Museum is the repository of Sea Isle City’s 135 year history. The museum features an eclectic array of artifacts on display, ranging from a hundred-year-old trolley bell to a jet pilot’s flight suit from the 1970s. The museum collection also includes thousands of maps, photographs, books, pamphlets, and personal remembrances, plus collections on specialized subjects such as The Storm of 1962 and the history of Sea Isle railroads, which played a critical role in the development of the city.

Stone Harbor Museum

235 93rd Street
Stone Harbor, NJ

The Stone Harbor Museum tells  the story of this historic shore town through its collection of 50,000 artifacts, displays, and videos.  Highlights include videos of the beach, boardwalk, and historic storms. Oral interviews with residents and their memories of life in early Stone Harbor may be viewed. Featured also among the many displays are the Bird Sanctuary and the trains which brought the earliest visitors to Stone Harbor. Trained volunteer docents welcome and guide visitors through the museum.

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