This New Jersey Maritime Museum Makes For A Perfect Family Day Trip
New Jersey’s museums are occasionally overshadowed by big-name New York museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Natural History. While both are wonderful, the Garden State can hold its own. Jersey City’s Liberty Science Center is home to the largest planetarium in the western hemisphere and Ogdensburg’s Sterling Hill Mining Museum offers an actual mine tour AND is home to some of the rarest fluorescent minerals in the world. Today, the focus is on a fantastic maritime museum that’s perfect for families…
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There’s truly something for everyone who has any interest in history or shore life. Kids and adults alike will enjoy it! If you’re interested in visiting, check out their website for all the info. For the best experience, visit on the weekends – there’s a lot more going on. Weekdays work too, if you want to avoid the crowds.
Kristen is a writer, editor, and social media maven who loves her state. Born and raised in New Jersey, sharing all it has to offer is her passion. After attending Montclair State University, she continued her education online, obtaining certifications in social media management.
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