Step back in time by visiting more than 28 fascinating museums and other historic venues where treasure troves, such as these, from Ocean County’s rich and varied past are preserved:

 
  • 20 million-year old fossils
  • Native American projectile points dating from 10,000 BC
  • “Old Barney’s” 5-ton, 12-foot diameter, Fresnel light lens
  • Victorian-era bathing suits
  • Antique decoys hand-carved by legendary craftsman Harry V. Shourds
  • 12-foot Sneakbox that sailed from New York to Florida
  • Artifacts from the 1937 crash of the German dirigible Hindenburg
 
   
     
 




   
     


 
 
       
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