Museums in South Jersey

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South New Jersey is home to over 70 museums, making it easy for you and your little ones to learn about our state in fun, interactive environments right in your back yard.  Try your hand at science experiments at Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill, experience colonial battlefield interactions at Red Bank Battlefield Historical Park in National Park, or participate in hands-on learning at the Jersey Shore Children’s Museum in Mays Landing.  This guide will help plan your family’s next South Jersey museum adventure, whether you are looking to go big at the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum in Atlantic City, or stay local at your town’s Historical Society Museum.

Are you looking to browse all of New Jersey’s 230+ museums?  Visit our North Jersey Museums and  Central Jersey Museums guides.

Here are the Museums in South New Jersey:

Atlantic County:

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1544 Building – 1544 Shore Road, Linwood, NJ 08221
African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey – 661 Jackson Rd, Newtonville, NJ 08094 & 2200 Fairmount Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Atlantic City Art Center – S New Jersey Ave & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Atlantic City Historical Museum – S New Jersey Ave & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Atlantic County Historical Society – 907 Shore Rd, Somers Point, NJ 08244
Batsto Village – Hammonton Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Brigantine History Museum – 3607 Atlantic Brigantine Blvd, Brigantine, NJ 08203
Egg Harbor City Historical Society Museum – 533 London Ave, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
Galloway Historical Society Museum – 300 E Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205
Greate Egg Harbor Township Historical Society Museum
 
– 6647 West Jersey Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Hewlett Hall Museum
 
– 100 New Jersey Ave, Absecon, NJ 08201
Historical Risley Homestead – 8 Virginia Ave, Northfield, NJ 08225
Historical Society of Hammonton Museum
 
– 333 Vine St, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Jersey Shore Children’s Museum
– 4403 E Black Horse Pike #2150, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Leedsville School Museum – 16 Poplar Avenue, Linwood, NJ 08221
Linwood Historical Society Museums – 301 Davis Avenue, Linwood, NJ 08221
Longport Museum – 2305 Atlantic Ave, Longport, NJ 08403
Margate Historical Society Museum – 7 S Washington Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402
Mullica Township Historical Society & Museum – 4528 White Horse Pike, Elwood, NJ 08217
Northfield Museum and Casto House – Birch Grove Park, Northfield, NJ 08225
Noyes Museum of Art  733 E Lilly Lake Rd, Absecon, NJ 08205
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum – 1441 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Roundhouse Museum – 533 London Ave, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
Somers Point Historical Museum – 745 Shore Rd, Somers Point, NJ 08244
Township of Hamilton Historical Society Museum – 49 Mill St, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Ventnor City Historical Society Museum – 6500 Atlantic Avenue, Ventnor, NJ 08406
Weymouth Historic Museum 45 South Jersey Avenue, Dorothy, NJ 08317

Burlington County:

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Perkins Center for the Arts in Moorestown, Photo via perkinscenter.org

Air Victory Museum68 Stacy Haines Rd, Lumberton, NJ 08048
Army Reserve Mobilization Museum – 6501 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Dix, NJ 08640
Bordentown Historical Society Museum – 302 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, NJ  08505
Burlington County Historical Society – 451 High St, Burlington, NJ 08016
Burlington County Prison Museum – 128 High St, Mt Holly, NJ 08060
Chesterfield Historical Society Museum – 2 Front St, Chesterfield, NJ 08515
Delran Historical Society Museum – 900 Chester Avenue, Delran NJ 08075
Firehouse Gallery
– 8 Walnut St, Bordentown, NJ 08505
Inskeep/Higginbotham House – 10 Madison Court Evesham Township, NJ 08053
Jack Allen Memorial Country Living Museum – 224 Landing St, Southampton, NJ 08088
Kirby’s Mill – 275 Church Road, Medford, NJ 08055
Lumberton Historical Society Museum – 602 Main Street, Lumberton, NJ 08048
Paulsdale – 128 Hooten Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Peachfield
 
– 180 Burrs Rd, Westampton, NJ 08060
Perkins Center for the Arts – 395 Kings Hwy, Moorestown, NJ 08057
Riverside Historical Society Museum – Historic Watch Case Building, 2nd Floor, 1 N Pavilion Ave, Riverside, NJ 08075
Roebling Museum – 100 2nd Ave, Roebling, NJ 08554
Smith-Cadbury Mansion – 12 High Street, Moorestown, NJ 08057

Camden County:

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Barclay Farmstead Museum – 209 Barclay Ln, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial – 100 Clinton St, Camden, NJ 08103
Camden County Museum – 1900 Park Blvd, Camden, NJ 08103
Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum – 1910 Broadway, Camden, NJ 08104
Collings-Knight House – 500 Collings Ave. Collingswood, NJ 08107
DePace Sports Museum and Library – 765 Haddon Avenue Collingswood, NJ 08108
Garden State Discovery Museum2040 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Greenfield Hall – 343 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Griffith Morgan House – 243 Griffith Morgan Ln, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08110
Indian King Tavern Museum
233 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08003
Magnolia Train Station Museum – 438 Evesham Ave W, Magnolia, NJ 08049
Peter Mott House – 26 Kings Ct, Lawnside, NJ 08045
Pomona Hall
 
– 1900 Park Blvd, Camden, NJ 08103
Stedman Gallery at Rutgers University Camden – 314 Linden St, Camden, NJ 08102
Walt Whitman House – 330 Mickle Blvd, Camden, NJ 08103

Cape May County:

Cape May Maritime Museum

Avalon History Center215 39th St, Avalon, NJ 08202
Cape May Maritime Museum – Cape May Airport, 500 Forrestal Rd, Rio Grande, NJ 08242
Colonial House Museum – 653 1/2 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
Dennis Township Museum and History Center – 681 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, NJ 08214
Discovery Seashell Museum2721 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
Wildwood Historical Museum – 3907 Pacific Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Historic Cold Spring Village – 720 U.S. 9, Cape May, NJ 08204
Museum of Cape May County – 504 U.S. 9, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum – 500 Forrestal Rd, Rio Grande, NJ 08242
Ocean City Arts Center – 1735 Simpson Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
Ocean City Historical Museum – 1735 Simpson Ave # 3, Ocean City, NJ 08226
Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage 610 Washington Ave, Woodbine, NJ 08270
Sea Isle City Historical Museum – 4800 Central Ave, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
Stone Harbor Museum – 235 93rd St, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247
The Wetlands Institute1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247
Wildwood Historical Museum – 3907 Pacific Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260

Cumberland County:

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WheatonArts and Cultural Center in Millville, Photo via theclio.com

A.J. Meerwald Ship Museum – 2800 High St, Port Norris, NJ 08349
Caesar Hoskins Log Cabin – South and Second Streets, Mauricetown, NJ 08332
Cumberland County Prehistorical Museum
 – 1461 Bridgeton Road, Greenwich, NJ 08323 
Delaware Bay Museum – 2800 High Street, Port Norris, NJ 08349
Edward Compton House – 1229 Front Street, Mauricetown, NJ 08323
Gibbon House Museum – 960 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich, NJ 08323
John DuBois Maritime Museum – 2800 High Street (Bivalve) Port Norris, NJ 08349
Millville Army Air Field Museum – 1 Leddon St, Millville, NJ 08332
New Sweden Farmstead Museum – 31 West Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ08302
Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts – 22 N High St, Millville, NJ 08332
Seabrook Educational and Cultural Center – 1325 NJ-77, Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society Museum – 108 S Seventh St, Vineland, NJ 08360
WheatonArts & Cultural Center – 1000 Village Dr, Millville, NJ 08332
Woodruff Museum of Indian Artifacts – 150 E Commerce St, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Gloucester County:

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Red Bank Battlefield Historical Park in National Park, Photo via meetup.com

Gloucester County Police Museum – 1400 Tanyard Rd, Deptford, NJ 08080
Heritage Glass Museum – 25 E High St, Glassboro, NJ 08028
Hunter-Lawrence-Jessup House – 58 North Broad Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096
Ireland Hofer House – 313 Main St, WilliamstownNJ 08094
Matchbox Road Museum – 15 Pearl St, Newfield, NJ 08344
Morgan Farm and Museum, 903 Pompton Ave, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Old Town Hall Museum
62 South Main Street, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
Red Bank Battlefield Park – 100 Hessian Ave, National Park, NJ 08063
South Jersey Museum of American History – 123 High St E, Glassboro, NJ 08028
Stone Museum – 608 Spotswood Englishtown Rd, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Swedesboro-Woolwich Historical Society and Museum
, 1500 Kings Highway, Swedesboro, NJ 08085

Salem County:

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Salem County Historical Society Museum in Salem, Photo via nj.com

Hancock House – 3 Front St, Hancocks Bridge, NJ 08079
Historical Society of Penns Grove, Carneys Point and Oldsmans Museum
– 48 W. Main St, Penns Grove, NJ 08069
Pennsville Township Historical Society Museum – 88 Church Landing Rd, Pennsville, NJ 08070
Salem City Fire Museum  166 E Broadway, Salem, NJ 08079
Salem County Historical Society Museum – 83 Market St, Salem, NJ 08079

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