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Museums in Atlantic City offer peeks into a storied past

Learn the history of a place and it will tell you a lot about how it came to be, how it was shaped, and maybe even what the future holds. Atlantic City museums are your ticket back in time to the city’s colorful history. Explore African-American heritage, folk tales, vintage photographs and memorabilia and more that tell the story of Atlantic City.

But not every Atlantic City museum is about history. You’ll also find incredible works of art at the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, sensational exhibits at Ripley’s Believe it or Not! and learn about Atlantic City’s past at the Atlantic City Experience exhibit curated by the Atlantic City Free Public Library at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall.

The Atlantic City Experience

The Atlantic City Experience at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall encompasses the best historical and cultural resources of Atlantic City in a dynamic exhibit. From the Beach and Boardwalk to Miss America and Mr. Peanut, Atlantic City, New Jersey is a unique American city with a rich history.

The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, Inc.

The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, Inc. also calls the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University home. The museum celebrates the accomplishments and impact of African Americans in South Jersey and around the country.

Bring the whole family to these wonderful museums in Atlantic City and you’ll see that they’re more than just exhibits – they’re full of stories and lessons that will last a lifetime.

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Absecon Lighthouse

New Jersey's tallest lighthouse and the country's third tallest lighthouse! In 1993, the Inlet Public/Private Association adopted the Lighthouse as a symbol of the rebirth of the Inlet section of town.

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