The Best List of New Jersey Museums

Posted on: March 8th, 2018 by

NJ MuseumsWhether you are looking for things to do in New Jersey for a school holiday, weekend activity, summer break or something else, a New Jersey museum is a great place to consider for a visit. In almost every town you can find historical societies or small museums in libraries and community buildings as well as large museums that you could spend hours exploring. From science museums to art museums, from fire department museums to historical museums you can find a New Jersey museums for kids and with areas kids will love. Start exploring with our list of NJ museums organized by region, county, and type.

 

 

New Jersey Museums in North Jersey

Visit one of the following museums in Northern New Jersey. These museums are located in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties.

Bergen County Museums

Art Museums

  • African Art Museum, 23 Bliss Ave, Tenafly, 201-894-8611 – FREE though donations are accepted – Open 8-5 pm everyday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Belskie Museum of Art and Science, 280 High Street, Closter, 210-768-0286 – FREE – Open Saturdays and Sundays 1-5 and by Appointment. Visit their website for more information.
  • Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, 705 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell, 201-261-0012 – FREE – Open Saturday and Sunday 2-5 and Wednesday – Friday 10-4. Visit their website for more information.

Aviation Museums

  • The Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey, 400 Fred Wehran Dr, Teterboro, 201-288-6344 – $8 adults, $6 children and seniors – Open 10-4 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

Historical Museums

  • Fort Lee Historic Park and Visitor Center, Hudson Terrace, Fort Lee, 201-461-1776 – FREE – Open Wednesday – Sunday 10 -4:45 pm. Visit their website for more information.
  • Garretson Forge and Farm, 4-02 River Road, Fairlawn, 201-797-1775 – FREE but donations are appreciated – Open for guided tours the second and fourth Sunday of the month. Visit their website for more information.
  • The Hermitage Museum, 335 N Franklin Tpk, Ho-Ho-Kus, 201-445-8311 – $7 adults, $5 senior, $4 child ages 6-12, under 5 years old free. Open 10-3 Wednesday- Friday and 1-4 pm Saturday and Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Hopper-Goetschius House Museum, 245 Lake Street, Upper Saddle River, 201-327-7807 – FREE – Open Sundays in July and August from 2-4 or by appointment. Visit their website for more information.
  • Pascack Historical Museum, 19 Ridge Ave, Park Ridge, 201-573-0307 – FREE donations are accepted – Open 10-12 pm on Wednesday and 1-4 pm on Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • The Schoolhouse Museum, 650 E. Glen Ave, Ridgewood, 201-447-3242 – FREE – Open Saturdays 1-3, Sundays 2-4, Thursdays 1-3 (Only open Sundays during the month of August). Visit their website for more information.
  • Meadowlands Museum, 91 Crane Ave, Rutherford, 201-935-1175 – FREE donations are accepted – Open 10 – 4 pm Wednesday and Saturday. Visit their website for more information.
  • The Little Red Schoolhouse, Fern & Riverside Ave, Lyndhurst, 201-804-2513 – FREE – Call for hours. Visit their website for more information.
  • Westwood Museum, Westwood Train Station Building, Westwood – FREE – Open 10-12 on the second Saturday of the month. Visit their website for more information.
  • Wortendyke Barn Museum, 13 Pascack Road, Park Ridge, 201-336-7267 – FREE – Open to the public on Sundays 12-4. Visit their website for more information.

Science Museums

  • Belskie Museum of Art and Science, 280 High Street, Closter, 210-768-0286 – FREE – Open Saturdays and Sundays 1-5 and by Appointment. Visit their website for more information.

Train Museums

  • Maywood Station Museum, 269 Maywood Ave, Maywood, info@maywoodstation.com – FREE- check website for hours. Visit their website for more information.

 

Essex County Museums

Art Museums

  • Montclair Art Museum, 3 S Mountain Ave, Montclair, 973-746-5555 – Nonmember Adults $12, Seniors 65 & Older and Students with ID $10, Members and Children 10 & Under FREE – Open 12-5 pm Wednesday through Sunday. First Thursday night free admission .Visit their website for more information.
  • Newark Museum, 49 Washington St, Newark, 973-596-6550 – FREE for residents of Newark, Children Under 2, and Members, $15 Adults, U.S Vets and their families with ID, Children, Seniors and Students with ID $8 – Open 12-5 pm Wednesday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

Historical Museums

  • Bloomfield Historical Society Museum, 90 Broad St, Bloomfield, 973-743-8844 – FREE – Open 2-4 pm Wednesdays and 10 – 12:30 pm Saturdays September – June. Visit their website for more information.
  • New Jersey Historical Society, 52 Park Pl, Newark, 973-596-8500 – $3 per person, Members FREE – Open 10 – 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Thomas Edison National Historic Site, 211 Main St, West Orange, 973-736-0550 – $10 ages 16 & Older, FREE under 16 – Operating hours vary by season. Visit their website for more information.

 

Hudson County Museums

Art Museums

  • The Museum of Russian Art, 80 Grand St, Jersey City, 201-332-9200 – Suggested Donation $10, Members FREE – Hours vary by exhibition please call. Visit their website for more information.

Fire Department Museums

  • Hoboken Fire Department Museum, 213 Bloomfield St, Hoboken, 201-656-2240 – $3 Adults, FREE for Children 12 & Under – Open 12-5 pm Saturday and Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

Historical Museums

  • Ellis Island, Liberty State Park, Jersey City, 212-363-3200, Fees Vary for Ferry, and access to Statue of Liberty starting at $4 please call for rates- Open Daily. Ferries run at different hours depending on the season. Visit their website for more information.
  • Hoboken Historical Museum,1301 Hudson St, Hoboken, 201-656-2240 – $4 for Adults, FREE for Children and Members – Open 2-7 pm Tuesday through Thursday, 1-5 pm Fridays, 12-5 pm Saturday and Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

Science Museums

  • Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, 201-200-1000 – Admission Varies depending on type of ticket purchased starting at $18.75 please call for rates, Open 9-4 pm Tuesday through Friday and 9-5:30 pm Saturday and Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

 

Morris County Museums

Art Museums

  • Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd, Morris, 973-971-3700 – $10 Adults, $7 Seniors and children 3-12, FREE, children under 3, Members, Military and 5 family members and Noyes Museum Members – Open 11-5 pm Tuesday through Saturday 12-5 pm Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

Historical Museums

  • Boonton Historical Society and Museum, 210 Main St, Boonton, 973-402-8840 – FREE – Open 1-4 pm Sundays. Visit their website for more information.
  • Denville Historical Society and Museum, 113 Diamond Springs Rd, Denville, 973-625-1165 – FREE – Open 10-2 pm March through December. Visit their website for more information.
  • Historic Speedwell, 333 Speedwell Ave, Morristown, 973-285-6550 – FREE – Open Seasonally April – October see website as hours vary. Visit their website for more information.
  • Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum, Landing, 973-398-2616 – FREE – Open Hours vary please call. Visit their website for more information.
  • Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, 45 Macculloch Ave, Morristown, 973-538-2404 at 10 – $8 Adults, $6 Seniors and Students over 12, $4 children 6-12, FREE Members – Open 1-4 pm. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, 9 Main St, Madison, 973-377-2982 – $5 Adults, $3 Seniors, Students, Children over 6, FREE Members, Children under 5 Max Charge is $15 for a family – Open 10-4 Tuesday through Saturday, 12-5 pm Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, 2352 Rt 10, Morris Plains, 973-540-0311 – FREE – Open 12-4 pm Thursday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Washington Twp. Historical Museum, 6 Fairview Ave, Long Valley, 908-876-9696 – FREE – 2-4 pm Sundays. Visit their website for more information.

Train Museums

  • Whippany Railway Museum, 1 Railroad Plaza, Whippany, 973-887-8177 – Open Sundays only, 12-4. adults $2, children under 12 $1. Visit their website for more information.

Science Museums

  • Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd, Morris, 973-971-3700 – $10 Adults, $7 Seniors and children 3-12, FREE, children under 3, Members, Military and 5 family members and Noyes Museum Members – Open 11-5 pm Tuesday through Saturday 12-5 pm Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

Unique Museums

  • Acorn Hall, 68 Morris Ave, Morristown, 973-267-3465 – $6 Adults, $5 Seniors, $3 Children – Open 11-4 Wednesday through Thursday, 1-4 Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

 

Passaic County Museums

Historical Museums

  • American Labor Museum, 83 Norwood St, Haledon, 973-595-7953 – Please call for fee – Open 1-4 pm Wednesday through Saturday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Hamilton Van Wagoner House, 971 Valley Rd, Clifton, 973-744-5707 – FREE – Open 2-4 pm Sundays March – December. Visit their website for more information.
  • Long Pond Iron Works Museum, 1334 Greenwood Lake, Hewitt, 973-657-1688 – Open 1-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays, April through November. A donation of $3.00 per adult and $1.00 per child is suggested. Visit their website for more information.
  • Paterson Museum, 2 Market St, Paterson, 973-321-1260 – $2 Adults, FREE Children – Open 10-4 pm Tuesday through Friday, 12:30-4:30 pm Saturday and Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • West Milford Museum, 1477 Union Valley Rd, West Milford, 973-728-1823 – FREE – Open 1-4 pm Saturdays. Visit their website for more information.

Unique Museums

  • Lambert Castle, 3 Valley Rd, Paterson, 973-247-0085 – $5 Adults, $4 Seniors 65 & Up, $3 Children ages 5-17, FREE, Children 5 & Under -Hours vary seasonally. Visit their website for more information.
  • Yogi Berra Museum, 8 Yogi Berra Dr, Little Falls, 973-655-2378 – $6 Adults, $4 Students under 18 – Open 12-5 pm Wednesday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

 

Sussex County Museums

Historical Museums

  • The Old Monroe Schoolhouse, 410 Route 94, Hardyston – FREE – Open 1-4 pm the first Sunday of the month June through September. Visit their website for more information.

Science Museums

  • Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans St, Franklin, 973-827-3481 – Prices vary. Open 10-4 pm Monday through Friday, 10-5 pm Saturday, 11-5 pm Sundays April through November. Visit their website for more information.
  • Sterling Hill Mining Museum, 30 Plant St, Ogdensburg, 973-209-7212 – Fees and operating hours vary please call. Visit their website for more information.

Train Museums

  • Friar Mountain Railroad Museum, 240 Demarest Rd, Sparta, 973-579-9833 – FREE – Open 10-5 pm Saturday through Sunday, Fridays added April 1 – December 1. Visit their website for more information.

Unique Museums

  • The Snowmobile Barn Museum, 928 Cedar Ridge Rd, Newton, 973-383-1708 – $7 Adults, $4 children – Call 19735347823 for more information.
  • Space Farms Zoo and Museum, 218 County Rd 519, Sussex, 973-875-5800 – $18 13-64 yrs., $14.50 Children 3-12, FREE Under 3 – Open 9-5 pm Daily April through November 1st. Visit their website for more information.

 

Union County Museums

Historical Museums

  • Drake House Museum, 602 West Front St, Plainfield, 908-755-5831 – FREE – Open 2-4 pm Sundays. Visit their website for more information.
  • Liberty Hall Museum, 1003 Morris Ave Kean University, Union, 908-527-0400 – $12 adults, $8 Children 3-17, FREE Children under 3, Members, Kean University Students/Faculty – Open 10-4 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Miller Cory House, 614 Mountain Ave, Westfield, 908-232-1776 – $4 age 13 & Older, $3 ages 3-12, FREE children under 3 – Hours vary based upon event please see website
  • Dr. William Robinson Plantation, Madison Hill Road, Clark. Free admission, open every third Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

 

Warren County Museums

Historical Museums

  • Shippen Manor Museum, Oxford, 908-453-4381 – FREE – Reservations Required – Call to set up reservation.Visit their website for more information.

Train Museums

  • Phillipsburg Railroad Historians, Phillipsburg, 908-859-1146 – Admission is Pay What You Wish – Operating hours vary please check website for schedule

 


 

New Jersey Museums in Central Jersey

Visit one of the following museums in Central New Jersey. These museums are located in the central or middle part of New Jersey such as in Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Somerset Counties.

 

Hunterdon County Museums

Art Museums

  • Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center St, Clinton, 908-735-8415 – Suggested Admission $5 – Open 11-5 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

Historical Museums

  • Califon Historical Society, Academy St & Railroad Rd, Califon, admin@califonhistoricsociety.org – FREE – Open 2-4 pm the First and Third Sunday of every month. Visit their website for more information.
  • Holcombe-Jiminson Farmstead Museum, 1605 Daniel Bray Highway, Lambertville, 609-397-2752 – FREE for Children under 5, $5 for Adults and children over 5 additional $10 fee if you plan to take photos, Open 1-4 pm Sundays May through October and 9-12 pm Wednesdays all year. Visit their website for more information.
  • Howell Living History Farm, 70 Woodens Ln, Lambertville, 609-737-3299 – FREE Entry there may be a fee for select crafts or activities – Open 10-4 pm Tuesday through Friday February – November 10-4 pm Saturdays end of January to beginning of September, 12-4 Sundays April through November. Visit their website for more information.
  • Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main St, Clinton, 908-735-4101 – Prices and hours vary by day and season please call for correct pricing. Visit their website for more information.

Train Museums

  • Northlandz, 495 US 202, Flemington, 908-782-4022 – $13.75 Adults, $12.50 Seniors 62 & Up, $9.75 Children 2 – 12, FREE Children under 2 – Open 10:30 – 4 pm Mondays and Wednesday through Friday, open 10:30 – 5:30. pm Saturday and Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

Unique Museums

  • Fleming Castle Museum, 5 Bonnell St, Flemington, 908-782-4607 – FREE – Open 1-4 pm the second Saturday of every month. Visit their website for more information.

 

Mercer County Museums

  • State Police Museum, 1020 River Rd, Ewing, 609-882-2000 – FREE – Open 9-3 pm Monday through Friday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Camp Olden, 2202 Kuser Rd, Hamilton – FREE – Open 1-4 pm the 2nd and 3rd full weekend of each month except January and February. Visit their website for more information.
  • Grounds for Sculpture, 80 Sculptures Way, Hamilton, 609-586-0616 – $16 Adults, $13 Seniors 65 & Older, $10 Students 6-17 or with college ID, FREE members and children under 6 – Open 10-6 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Hopewell Museum, 28 E Broad St, Hopewell, 609-466-0103 – FREE – Open 1-4 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton St, Princeton, 609-924-8144 ext. 106 – $10 Adults, $8 Seniors 60 & Older and Students, FREE children under 6 and members – Open 10-4 pm Wednesday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Updike Farmstead Museum, 354 Quaker Rd Princeton – $4 for everyone, FREE for members – Open 12-4 pm Wednesday through Sunday, free Thursdays 4-7PM. Visit their website for more information.
  • Princeton University Art Museum, McCormick Hall Princeton University, 609-258-3788 – FREE – Closed Monday, hours vary. Visit their website for more information.
  • New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State St, Trenton 609-292-6300- $7 Adults, $5 children 12 and under, FREE Children under 12, Teachers, Active Duty Military and their family – Open 9-4:45 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Cadwalader Park Trenton, 609-989-3632 – FREE, Open 12-4 PM Wednesday-Saturday, Sunday 1 – 4 PM. Admission is pay as you wish. Visit their website for more information.
  • Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack St, Trenton, 609-396-1776 – $8 Adults, $6 Seniors and Students, FREE Members, Active Duty Military, Children under 5 – Open 10-5 pm Monday through Saturday. Visit their website for more information.

 

Middlesex County Museums

  • Cranbury Museum, 4 Park Pl, Cranbury, 609-655-2611 – FREE- Open 1-4 pm Sunday.Visit their website for more information.
  • Menlo Park Museum, 37 Christie St, Edison, 732-549-3299 – Suggested donation of $5 – Open 10-4 pm Thursday through Saturday.Visit their website for more information.
  • Stone Museum, 608 Spotswood Englishtown Rd, Monroe, 732-521-2232- FREE – Open Weekends beginning May 15. Visit their website for more information.
  • American Hungarian Museum, 300 Somerset St, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777 – FREE – Open 11-4 pm Tuesday through Saturday, 1-4 pm Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St, New Brunswick, 732-932-7237 – FREE – Open 10-4:30 pm Tuesday through Friday, 12-5 pm Saturday and Sunday.Visit their website for more information.
  • Rutgers Geology Museum, 85 Somerset St, New Brunswick, 732-932-7243 – FREE – Hours vary by season please call.Visit their website for more information.

 

Monmouth County Museums

  • Monmouth County Historical Museum, 70 Court St, Freehold, 732-462-1466 – $5 adults, $2.50 Seniors, Fee for children not listed – Open 10-4 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Covenhoven House, 115 W Main St, Freehold, 732-462-1466 – $5 adults, $2.60 Seniors, FREE Children 6 & Under – Open 1-4 pm Friday through Sunday First weekend in May through last week of September. Visit their website for more information.
  • Holmes Henderson House, Longstreet & Roberts Rd, Holmdel, 732-462-1466 – $5 adults, $2.50 Seniors, FREE Children 6 & Under – Open 1-4 pm Friday through Sunday First weekend in May through last week of September. Visit their website for more information.
  • Historic Longstreet Farm, 44 Longstreet Rd, Holmdel, 732-946-3758 – FREE – Farm is open 10-4 pm daily, Farmhouse is open 12-3:30 pm Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. Visit their website for more information.
  • Keyport Fire Museum, 86 Broad St, Keyport, dnellis@keyportonline.org – FREE – No information on hours please email.
  • Keyport Steamboat Museum, Broad St Facing the bay, Keyport, 732-739-6390 – FREE – Open 12-4 on Sundays and 10-12 pm on Mondays May 15 – September 25. Visit their website for more information.
  • Monmouth Museum, 765 Newman Spring Rd, Lincroft, 732-747-2266 – $8 per person, FREE Children 2 & Under, Members, Brookdale Students and Staff with ID – Open 10-5 pm Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday, 10-9 pm Friday, 12-5 pm Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Post Office Museum, Little Silver, First Saturday 10 AM – 1 PM. Visit their website for more information.
  • Allen House, Rt 35 & Sycamore, Shrewsbury, 732-462-1466 – $5 adults, $2.50 Seniors, FREE Children 6 & Under – Open 1-4 pm Friday through Sunday First weekend in May through last week of September. Visit their website for more information.
  • Historic Walnford, 62 Walnford Rd, Upper Freehold, 609-259-6275 – FREE – Open (houses only) 9-4 pm Daily. Visit their website for more information.
  • InfoAge Science Museum & Center, 2201 Marconi Rd, Wall Twp., 732-280-3000 – For admission prices and hours please call. Visit their website for more information.
  • Marlpit Hall, 137 Kings Highway, Middletown. Visit their website for more information.
  • Taylor-Butler House, 127 Kings Highway, Middletown. Visit their website for more information.

 

Somerset County Museums

  • Jacob Vanderveer House and Museum, 3055 River Rd Park, Bedminster, 908-396-6053 – FREE – Call for current hours.Visit their website for more information.
  • The Children’s Museum of Somerset County, 120 Finderne Ave, Bridgewater, 908-595-0001 – $3 suggested admission – Schedule varies please see website.
  • United States Golf Museum, 77 Liberty Corner Rd, Far Hills, 908-234-2300 – $10 Adults, $5 USGA Members, $3.50 Children 13-17, FREE Children 12 & Under – Open 10-5 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Somerville Fire Department Museum, 23 N Doughty St, Somerville, 908-526-7098 – FREE – Open 10 -12 pm Saturdays. Visit their website for more information.

 


New Jersey Museums in South Jersey

Visit one of the following museums in Southern New Jersey. These museums are located in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem Counties.

 

Atlantic County Museums

  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum, 1441 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, 309-347-2001 – Admission and hours vary. Visit their website for more information.
  • Brigantine Beach Historical Museum, 3607 Brigantine Blvd, Brigantine, 609-266-9339 – FREE – Open 11-2 pm daily between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Call for off season hours. Visit their website for more information.
  • Marine Mammal Stranding Center & Museum, 3625 Brigantine Blvd, Brigantine, 609-266-0538 – FREE – Open daily from 10-4 between June 19 and September 4. Call for off season hours. Visit their website for more information.
  • Roundhouse Museum, London Ave, Egg Harbor City, 609-965-4677 – FREE – Open 1-4 pm Wednesday and Saturday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Jim Kirk Maritime Museum, Linwood Library on Davis Ave, Linwood, 609-927-8293 – FREE Open Mondays 12-2 and by appointment for groups. Visit their website for more information.
  • Leedsville Schoolhouse Museum, 16 Poplar Ave, Linwood – FREE Open Tuesdays 10 -1. Visit their website for more information.
  • African American Heritage Museum, 2 LOCATIONS: 661 Jackson Rd, Newtonville, 609-704-5495 – Donations requested for admission – Open 10-3 pm Tuesday through Friday, and by appointment.  on Saturdays. Noyes Arts Garage, 2200 Fairmount Ave, Atlantic City NJ – Donations requested for admission – Open Wednesday – Saturday 11-6 and Sunday 11-5. Visit their website for more information. Read our African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey museum review in this article, Eye Opening Exhibits at the African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey.
  • Northfield Museum & Casto House, Birch Grove Park, Northfield, 609-383-1505 – FREE – Open 1-3 pm Sunday and Wednesday and by appointment. Visit their website for more information.
  • Noyes Museum of Art – 4 locations in Southern New Jersey  609-347-5839. See their list of locations here. Read our Noyes Museum of Art museum review in Noyes Museum of Art – Explore Art with Your Kids.
  • Atlantic County Historical Museum, 907 Shore Rd, Somers Point, 609-927-5218 – FREE – Open 10-3:30 pm Wednesday through Saturday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Somers Point Historical Museum, 745 Shore Rd, Somers Point, 609-927-2900 – FREE – Please call for hours as they vary by season. Visit their website for more information.
  • Historic Absecon Lighthouse and Museum, 31 S. Rhode Island Ave, Atlantic City, 609-449-1360 – FREE admission to the museum – Open September – June, Thursday – Monday 11-4. Open daily 10-5 in July and August, closed all major holidays. Visit their website for more information.
  • Atlantic County Veteran’s Museum, 134 Cape May Ave, Estell Manor, 609-476-1100 – FREE – Thursday- Saturday, 10 -4. Visit their website for more information.
  • Batsto Village Museum, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, 609-561-0024 – FREE – Open Daily 9-4. Visit their website for more information.
  • Longport Museum, 2305 Atlantic Ave, Longport, 609-823-1115 – FREE -Summer: Saturdays 9 a.m. – 12 Noon Off Season: Oct., Nov., April, and May, Mondays: 10 a.m. – 12 Noon. Visit their website for more information.
  • Margate Historical Society Museum, 7 S. Washington Ave, Margate, 609-823-6546 – FREE – hours vary according to seasons. Visit their website for more information.
  • Lucy the Elephant, 9200 Atlantic Ave, Margate, 609-823-6473 – $8 adults, $4 children – hours vary according to seasons. Fall hours 11-4 Monday-Friday and 11-5 weekends. Visit their website for more information.
  • Mullica Township Historical Society and Museum, Rt. 542, Nesco – FREE- contact for hours. Visit their website for more information.
  • Risley Homestead, 8 Virginia Ave, Northfield, 609-641-8976 – Contact for tour information. Visit their website for more information.
  • Township of Hamilton Historical Society Museum, 49 Mill Street, Mays Landing, 609-909-0272 – Contact for tour information. Visit their website for more information.

 

Burlington County Museums

  • Air Victory Museum, 68 Stacey Haines Rd, Lumberton, 609-267-4488 -$4 adults, $3 Seniors 62 & older, $2 children 2-14 – Open 10-4 pm Wednesday – Saturday and 11-4 pm on Sundays from April – October. Visit their website for more information.
  • Burlington County Prison Museum, 128 High St, Mt Holly, 609-518-7667 – $5 adults, $3 Seniors 55 & Older, $2 students, FREE under age 5 – Open Thursday – Saturday 10-4 and Sunday 12-4. Visit their website for more information.
  • Historical Society of Moorestown, 12 High St, Moorestown, 856-235-0353 – FREE – Open the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 1-3 and Tuesdays from 1-4. Closed major holidays and the months of July and August. Visit their website for more information.
  • Roebling Museum, 100 Second Ave, Roebling, 609-499-7200 – $6 adults, $5 Seniors and Children 6-12, FREE for members and children under 6 – March through September Wednesday – Sunday 11 AM – 4 PM. Visit their website for more information.
  • Army Reserve Mobilization Museum, Fort Dix, 609-562-2334 – FREE – Call ahead for tour information and security procedures. Visit their website for more information.
  • Burlington County Historical Society, 451 High Street, Burlington, 609-386-4773 – $5 per person – Open Tuesday – Saturday 10-5. Visit their website for more information.
  • Center for the Arts in Southern New Jersey, 123 S. Elmwood Road, Marlton, 856-985-1009 – FREE – Open Monday – Friday 10 am-3 pm and Wednesday 7pm-9pm. Visit their website for more information.
  • Paulsdale, 128 Hooten Road, Mount Laurel, 856-231-1885 – $5 per person – Open Tuesday – Friday 12-4 and the second Saturday of the month from 12-2 from March through November. Visit their website for more information.
  • Peachfield, 180 Burrs Road, Westhampton, 609-267-6996 – Open for tours by appointment only at this time. Visit their website for more information.
  • Perkins Center for the Arts, 395 Kings Highway, Moorestown – Open Thursday and Friday 10-2 and Saturday and Sunday 12-4. Visit their website for more information.
  • Smith-Cadbury Mansion, 12 High Street, Moorestown, 856-235-0353 – FREE – Open the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 1-3 and Tuesdays from 1-4. Closed holidays and the months of July and August. Visit their website for more information.

 

Camden County Museums

  • Barclay Farmstead Living History Museum, 820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill, 856-665-6500 – FREE for Cherry Hill residents and anyone under 12, $5 for everyone else – Open Wednesdays 12-4, the first Sunday of the month 12-4, closed December – March. Visit their website for more information.
  • Battleship New Jersey Museum, 100 Clinton St, Camden, 856-966-1652 – $21.95 Adults, $17 Seniors/Veterans/Children 5-11, FREE under age 5 and active military, Hours vary please call or check the website. Visit their website for more information.
  • Camden County Museum, 1900 Park Blvd, Camden, 856-964-3333 – FREE – Open Wednesday – Friday 10-4:30, Sunday 12-3. Visit their website for more information.
  • Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum, 1910 Broadway, Camden, 856-541-7447 – $5 per person – Open Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday from 12-4. Visit their website for more information.
  • Collings-Knight House, 500 Collings Ave, Collingswood, $5 per person or $10 per family – Open only for special events at this time. Visit their website for more information.
  • DePace Sports Museum and Library, 765 Haddon Ave, Collingswood, 856-833-5133 – FREE – Open Tuesday – Thursday 12-5, Friday 12-9, Saturday 10-9. Visit their website for more information.
  • Garden State Children’s Museum, 2040 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, 856-424-1233 – $13.95 + tax for Adults and Children over 12 months, $12.95 for Seniors – Open Daily 9:30 – 5:30 pm *hours subject to change in summer*. Visit their website for more information.
  • Greenfield Hall, 343 Kings Highway E., Haddonfield, 856-429-7375 – FREE – Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1-4 and the first Sunday of the month from 1-3. Visit their website for more information.
  • Historic Griffith Morgan House, 243 Griffith-Morgan Lane, Pennsauken, 856-486-9561 – Open for special events during the year, and available for group tours by appointment. Visit their website for more information.
  • Indian King Tavern Museum, 233 King’s Highway East, Haddonfield, 856-429-6792 – Open Wednesday – Saturday from 10-12 and 1-4, and Sundays from 1-4. Visit their website for more information.
  • Perkins Center for the Arts, 30 Irvin Ave, Collingswood, 856-235-6488 – Open during exhibitions on Thursday and Friday from 10-2, and Saturday and Sunday from 12-4. Check the website for exhibition dates and descriptions. Visit their website for more information.
  • Peter Mott House, 26 Kings Ct, Lawnside, 856-546-8850, $5 for adults, $2 for students – Open 12-3 pm Saturdays. Visit their website for more information.
  • Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers Camden Campus, North 3rd and Pearl Streets, Camden, 856-225-2700 – FREE – Contact for hours of operation. Visit their website for more information.
  • Walt Whitman House, 330 Mickle Blvd, Camden, 856-964-5383 – FREE – Open Wednesday – Saturday from 10-12 and 1-4 and Sunday from 1-4; Call ahead to confirm before visiting. Visit their website for more information.

 

Cape May County Museums

  • Avalon History Center, 215 39th Street, Avalon, 609-967-0090 – FREE, Open 10-4 Tuesday – Sunday, hours may vary seasonally. Visit their website for more information.
  • Cape May Lighthouse, 215 Lighthouse Ave, Cape May Point, 609-224-6066 – FREE to visit the museum shop and visitors center, but there is a charge to climb the lighthouse. Hours vary seasonally. Visit their website for more information.
  • Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt 9, Cape May 609-898-2300 – $12 adults, $10 children 3-12, FREE Members and Children under 3, Hours vary seasonally. Visit their website for more information.
  • Colonial House Museum, 653 1/2 Washington St, Cape May 609-884-9100 – FREE – Open 1-4 pm Wednesday through Saturday June 15 through September 15, AND during Victorian Weekend in October. Visit their website for more information.
  • Dennis Township Old Schoolhouse Museum and History Center, 681 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, 609-861-1899 – FREE – Open the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9-1 and by appointment . Visit their website for more information.
  • Museum of Cape May County, 504 Rt 9, Cape May Courthouse, 609-465-3535 – $8 adults, $6 children, under 6 free- Hours vary with seasons, call for current schedule. Visit their website for more information.
  • Discovery Seashell Museum, 2721 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, 609-398-2316 – FREE – Open daily from 10-5. Visit their website for more information.
  • Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, Cape May 609-884-5404 – Call for tours and special events. Visit their website for more information.
  • Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, 111 N. Central Ave, Wildwood, 609-522-4520 – FREE admission to the grounds and gift shop, but there is a fee to climb the lighthouse. Open daily from 9-5. Visit their website for more information.
  • Ocean City Arts Center, 1735 Simpson Ave, Ocean City, 609-399-7628 – FREE – Open 9-9 Monday – Friday, and 9-3 Saturday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Ocean City Historical Museum, 1735 Simpson Ave, #3, Ocean City, 609-399-1801 – FREE – Open Monday – Saturday from 10-4 with extended hours on Thursdays until 7. Sunday hours are 1-4. Visit their website for more information.
  • Sea Isle City Historical Museum, 4800 Central Ave, Sea Isle City, 609-263-2992 – FREE – Open Monday 10-3 and 6-8, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10-3. Visit their website for more information.
  • Stone Harbor Museum, 235 93rd St, Stone Harbor, 609-368-7500 – FREE – Open 10-3 pm Wednesday through Saturday June 15 – September 12. Visit their website for more information.
  • George F Boyer Museum, 3907 Pacific Ave, Wildwood – FREE – Open seasonally. Visit their website for more information.
  • Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, 609-368-1211 – Open for events listed on monthly calendar. Visit their website for more information.
  • Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, 500 Forrestal Rd, Rio Grande, 609-886-8787 – $12 adults, $10 children 3-12, FREE Children under 3, Active Duty Military with ID – Open 9-5 pm daily April 1 through Columbus Day. Visit their website for more information.
  • The Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage, 610 Washington Ave, Woodbine, 609-861-5355 – FREE – Monday-Thursday 10 AM – 4 PM. Visit their website for more information.

 

Cumberland County Museums

  • Bridgeton Hall of Fame Sports Museum, Burt Ave Rec Center, Bridgeton, 856-451-7300 – FREE – Call for Hours. Visit their website for more information.
  • Cumberland County Prehistorical Museum, 1461 Bridgeton Rd, Greenwich, 856-455-8141 – FREE – Open 12-4 pm Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday March – December. Visit their website for more information.
  • Millville Army Air Field Museum, 104 Ledden St, Millville, 856-327-4327 – Open 10-4 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Delaware Bay Museum, 2800 High St, Port Norris, 856-785-2060 – Suggested donation $5 – Hours vary by season. Visit their website for more information.

 

 

Gloucester County Museums

  • Heritage Glass Museum, 25 E High St, Glassboro, 856-881-7468 – FREE – Open 12-3 pm Wednesday (except June, July, August) 11 – 2 pm Saturdays, 1-4 pm 4th Sunday of the Month. Visit their website for more information.
  • South Jersey Museum of American History, 123 E High St, Glassboro, 856-442-0688 – Open 10-3 pm Thursday through Sunday. Visit their website for more information.

 

Ocean County Museums

  • New Jersey Maritime Museum, 528 Dock Rd, Beach Haven, 609-492-0202 – FREE – Open 10-4 pm Friday through Sunday, September through May. Visit their website for more information.
  • Lakehurst Historical Museum, 300 Center St, Lakehurst, 732-657-8864 – FREE – Call for hours. Visit their website for more information.
  • Military Museum, Fort Dix, 6501 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Dix. 609-562-6983. Visit their website for more information.
  • Tuckerton Historical Society, 35 Leitz Blvd., Little Egg Harbor, 609-294-1547 – FREE – Open 10-12 pm and 1-4 pm Wednesday, 2-4 pm Saturdays June through Labor Day. Visit their website for more information.
  • New Jersey Museum of Boating, 1800 Bay Ave, Point Pleasant, 732-606-7605 – FREE – Hours vary by season please call. Visit their website for more information.
  • Insectropolis, 1761 Route 9, Toms River, 732-349-7090 – $8 per visitor, FREE Children 2 and Under – Open 10-3 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Visit their website for more information.
  • Toms River Maritime Museum, Hooper Ave, Toms River, 732-349-9209 – FREE – Open 10-2 pm, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Visit their website for more information.
  • Tuckerton Seaport & Baymens Museum, 120 W Main St, Tuckerton, 609-296-8868- $9 Adults, $6 Seniors & Children 5-12, FREE Children under 5 and members – Open 10-4 pm Daily. Visit their website for more information.

 

Salem County Museums

  • Salem County Historical Society, 79-83 Market St, Salem, 856-935-5004- Visit their website for more information.

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