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Best things to do in Jersey Shore

Sculpture Garden
“The Magic Gardens spans three city lots, and includes indoor galleries and a large outdoor labyrinth. It is a giant piece of art you can walk through and explore nooks & crannies. It is whimsical & facinating. To date, it is the largest work created by mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar. They host fun events, DIY art nights, live music & BYOB. Check the website calender for more information. ”
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History Museum
“The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia brings together people of all ages and perspectives, across America and around the world, to learn about, debate, and celebrate the greatest vision of human freedom in history, the U.S. Constitution. A private, nonprofit organization, the Center serves as America’s leading platform for constitutional education and debate, fulfilling its congressional charter “to disseminate information about the U.S. Constitution on a nonpartisan basis.””
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Monument / Landmark
“Another family favorite is our beloved Lucy. How doesn't love a giant elephant!? ”
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Art Museum
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“Kitschy and fun larger than life sculptures mixed in with more serious exhibitions in a whimsical park setting A fun outing when the weather is pleasant. About 25 minute’s drive from the house.”
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History Museum
“This picturesque cobblestone street is known as the oldest continuously inhabited road in America.”
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History Museum
“Nice smaller museum that only focus on the American Revolution. Also have special exhibits. ”
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Historic Site
“ Betsy Ross is best known for being the seamstress of the first American flag. ”
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Library
“A outstanding example of everything a public library should be. They have comfortable seating, free wi-fi, printing for a small fee, fireplaces in the winter, an outdoors reading terrace and a cafe. Stellar librarians. Non-residents can’t check out books, but there is a used bookstore. Frequent story times for children and authors from various genres also give public lectures. Check the website for the schedule. Hinds Plaza, directly in front of the library, hosts a seasonal farmer’s market, free concerts and other community events.”
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Tourist Information Center
“Guest resource hub with a multilingual concierge staff, tickets to area attractions & a gift shop.”
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History Museum
“A beautiful castle/home with an interesting history. The ancient tiles are a particular favorite.”
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History Museum
“The building (c2007) is the brilliant work of NY architect James Polshek. The thoughtful collection illustrates Jewish life in the USA from past to present. ”
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Boat or Ferry
“USS New Jersey (BB-62) is an Iowa-class battleship, and was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named after the US state of New Jersey.”
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Sculpture Garden
“This is a really neat place to go. Enjoyable and appropriate for both children and adults. http://www.buckscounty.org/government/MoravianPotteryTileworks/MoravianPotteryandTileWorks”
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History Museum
“History of Ben Franklin's first Post Office and Printing Press in its original location.”
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Museum
“Combo Tickets can be purchased at the Village gate or at our partnering locations. Explore our History – $35/adults (retail value $55); $25/children (retail value $33) From the Early American era to the mid-20th century, there are plenty of opportunities to “live a little history” in Cape May. Package includes: A ticket for the Combination Trolley/Physick Estate Tour, admission to the Cape May Lighthouse, World War II Lookout Tower, Naval Air Station Wildwood, Historic Cold Spring Village, and Discount Coupons!”
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Museum
“Amazing museum with a great collection - from ancient rome to modern art. And it's free.”
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