Maritime and Naval Museums: New Jersey, USA


New Jersey Naval Museum

River and Court Streets,
Hackensack, NJ.

Telephone: +1 201 342 3268

Opening hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 10:00-17:00. Closed on major holidays. Museum ships:

Torpedo, plus Regulus, Talos and other missles on lawn. Submarine-oriented museum.


Twin Lights Historic Site

Lighthouse Road,
Highlands, NJ.

The history of twin lights of Navesink and navigation.

Jersey City

New Netherland Museum

Half Moon, sailing ship

Reconstruction of Henry Hudson's exploration vessel. Docked at wharf for boats to Ellis Island, near old NJ Central Railroad station. A small museum on history of the New Holland colony.

Monmouth Beach

New Jersey Shipwreck Museum

A projected Shipwreck History Museum to be housed in the former US Life-saving Station No. 4.


Canal Society of New Jersey Museum Waterloo Village

Telephone: +1 201 235 8454


Paterson Museum

2 Market Street,
Paterson, NJ 07501.

Telephone: +1 201 881 3874

Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday 10:00-16:00; Saturday-Sunday 12:30-16:30; Closed public holidays. John Holland, the constructor of the Holland submarines, was a citizen of Paterson.

Pine Bluff

Farragut Marine Museum

Admiral Farragut Academy

Telephone: +1 201 349 4829

There is a group called the Battleship New Jersey Historical Museum Society trying to bring the New Jersey (BB 62) to New Jersey as a memorial.

Updated 1998-01-21 by Lars Bruzelius

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