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A visit to the Museum of Cape May County is a must-do for anyone visiting or living at the Jersey Shore.

Whether you’re a serious historian researching genealogy, a family with children escaping the heat of a summer’s day or a rainy day at the shore, or someone who wants to enjoy a world-class museum, the Museum of Cape May County is the perfect place to see how deeply our roots reach into the sand.

Set on a 3-acre campus, the museum offers an exceptional experience for everyone. With collections spanning more than 500 years, a visit to the Museum of Cape May County affords a delightful way to spend a morning or afternoon while savoring the past. Our tours can be tailored to your interests.

We encourage you to visit the Museum of Cape May County, where history makes its home!

For information about more exciting historic sites in New Jersey, visit the Journey Through Jersey website!

Hours of Operation

Office:
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 10:00am to 2:00pm.                             

Tours:                 
The Cresse-Holmes House Museum and Smith Barn are accessible through guided tours only. Tours are approximately an hour and a half long. Tours are available on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:00am and 12:00pm

Library:               
Research at the Robert Alexander Library is by appointment only. To request an appointment or to inquire about having the library staff complete research, please email them directly at cmchgslibrary@gmail.com. 

Gallery:              
Guests may enjoy free admission to our gallery (located in the administrative building) during regular office hours. The Gallery houses rolling exhibits of county history. 

Directions to The Museum of Cape May County

504 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Coming from the north:
Take the Garden State Parkway South to exit 11 (Crest Haven). Make a right turn at light at bottom of ramp. Follow road to Cape County Zoo main entrance (Route 9).  Make left turn at light onto Route 9 South.  The Museum is about 1/4 mile on the left. 

Coming from the south:
Take the Garden State Parkway North to exit 11 (Crest Haven). Make a left turn at bottom of ramp.  Follow road to Cape May County Zoo main entrance (Route 9).  Make left turn at light onto Route 9 South.  The Museum is about 1/4 mile on the left. 

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The Cresse-Holmes House Museum, Townsend Carriage Shed, and Smith Barn are accessible through guided tours only.
MUSEUM OF CAPE MAY COUNTY HOURS OF OPERATION
OFFICE
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
MUSEUM
~Guided Tours Only~
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday
10:00 AM & 12:00 Noon
LIBRARY
~By Appointment Only~
Wednesday & Friday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
GALLERY
~Free Self-Guided Exhibit~
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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