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  NJ

  Atlantic City

  Absecon Lighthouse

  31 South Rhode Island Avenue

  Atlantic City  NJ   08401    

  Phone  609 449-1360

  Web Site http://www.abseconlighthouse.org/

  E-mail  mailto:webmaster@abseconlighthouse.org?subject=About Us Page Contact

  Alt Web http://community-2.webtv.net/myrascal/KEEPTHELIGHTS1/page7.html

  Description  not far from the boardwalk and casinos, open to climb

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Building Type  Lighthouse

  Owner/Operator:  Inlet Public/Private Association

  New or Updated:     2/19/2007

  NJ
 
Caldwell
 
Grover Cleveland Birthplace State Historic Site
 
207 Bloomfield Avenue
 
Caldwell    NJ  07006    
 
Phone  973 226-0001
 
Web Site    http://www.westessexguide.com/gcb/
 
E-mail         mailto:gcmuseum@superlink.net
 
Description      very early childhood home of Grover Cleveland
 
Type of Resource    Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus    President
 
Nature of Group or Site    Government
 
Industry /Profession     Politics
 
Era      1837
 
Owner/Operator:    NJ DEP
 
New or Updated:     12/1/2003

  NJ

  Camden

  Campbell Soup Company Archives

  Campbell Soup Company

  Building 81

  Camden  NJ  08103    

  Phone   609 342-4800

  Web Site  www.campbellsoups.com

  Description  memorabilia of company products, ads, promotional items -- call for access information

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Food

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:  5/10/2005

 

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  NJ
 
Far Hills
 
USGA Golf House, Museum & Library
 
Liberty Corner Road
 
PO Box 708
 
Far Hills  NJ 07931    
 
Phone   908 234-2300
 
Web Site  http://www.usga.org/aboutus/museum/museum.html
 
E-mail  mailto:library@usga.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.njskylands.com/atusga.htm
 
Description  golf equipment, memorabilia, artifacts, theater with vintage footage

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Sports
 
Industry /Profession Golf
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  5/20/2005

  NJ

  Flemington

  National Auto Racing Hall of Fame & Museum

  Flemington Speedway

  Route 31

  Flemington  NJ   08822    

  Phone   908 782-5053

  Web Site  *****

  Description  racetrack has closed, so, presumably, has museum

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  New or Updated:  10/1/2004
 

  NJ

  Frenchtown

  Excelsior Press Museum of Printing

  Frenchtown  NJ

  Web Site http://frenchtown.com/museums/ExcelsiorPress/

  E-mail  mailto:printer@Frenchtown.com

  Description  e-mail for appointment  print shop equipment from mid-20th century in

                     a barn on a farm near the Delaware River

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Printing

  Collection G-M   Machinery

  Era  1920-1950

  New or Updated:  4/12/2007

 NJ
 
Haledon
 
American Labor Museum, Botto House
 
83 Norwood Street
 
Haledon  NJ  07508    
 
Phone   973 595-7953
 
Web Site  http://inet.paterson.k12.nj.us/~labormuseum/index.html
 
E-mail  mailto:labormuseum@aol.com
 
Alt Web  http://www.cesa10.k12.wi.us/dl/trips/alm.htm
 
Description  story of American workers, ethnicity, immigrants, at focal point of 1913                     Paterson Silk Strike
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Labor
 
New or Updated:  1/15/2004
 

  NJ

  Lakehurst

  Navy Lakehurst Historical Society

  Lakehurst  NJ   08733    

  Phone  732 818-7520

  Web Site http://www.nlhs.com/nlic/index.html

  Alt Web http://www.nlhs.com/

  Description  center of blimp operations, site of Hindenburg crash, still in use as Navy

                     Air Engineering Station.  Limited hours, advance reservations required

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Owner/Operator:  Navy Lakehurst Historical Society

  New or Updated:  6/28/2007

  NJ
 
Little Falls
 
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
 
Montclair State U
 
8 Quarry Road
 
Little Falls  NJ   07424   
 
Phone   973 655-2378
 
Web Site  http://www.yogiberramuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:yogi.museum@montclair.edu
 
Description  Yankee catcher & manager, Mets manager, unique interpreter of the English                     language
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Industry /Profession Baseball
 
New or Updated:    3/31/2004

  New Jersey

  Millville

  Museum of American Glass

  1501 Glasstown Road

  Millville  NJ   08332    

  Web Site www.wheatonvillage.org

  Toll Free 800 998-4552

  E-mail   mailto:mail@wheatonarts.org

  Description  exclusively American Glass, working glass factory, demonstrations of

                    other crafts, folklife center

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Nature of Group or Site  Crafts

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Folk Life

  Collection G-M  Glass

  New or Updated:  3/21/2007

New Jersey
Ogdensburg
T S Warren Museum of Fluorescence
30 Plant Street
Ogdensburg NJ 07439

Phone 973 209-7212
Web Site http://www.sterlinghill.org/warren/index.htm
E-mail mailto:warrenmuseum@sterlinghill.org
Description 16 exhibits in 3 rooms including 16 foot long display of fluorescent minerals under varied  light sources, theme cases, 3000 pound geode
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Minerals
New or Updated: 05/06/2003

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  NJ

  Point Pleasant

  New Jersey Museum of Boating

   Johnson Brothers Boatworks

  Point Pleasant   NJ   08742    

  Phone   732 859-4767

  Web Site  http://www.njmb.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@woodenboatsnj.com?subject=NJMB

  Description  located in boatyard, print ads, drawings, photos, boat models

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Collection G-M  Models

  Collection N-Z  Photographs

  New or Updated:  9/18/2004

  NJ
  Somerville
  Wallace House State Historic Site
 
38 Washington Place
 
Somerville NJ  08876
  Phone  908 725-1015
  Web Site  http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/virtual_tours/wallace_house.html
 
Description  built by a Philadelphia merchant, George Washington used it as HQ in the                         winter of 1778-1779
  
Type of Resource         Specialty Museum
  
Primary Focus              President
   Nature of Group or Site
         Government
 
Field of Study/Science Facility
 
Industry /Profession  Politics
  Era  1778
  New or Updated:  07/20/2003

 
  New Jersey
Toms River
Toms River Seaport Maritime Museum
Hooper Avenue & Water Street
Toms River NJ 08753

Phone 908 349-9209
Web Site http://www.tomsriverseaport.com/
E-mail mailto:tomsriverssmm@yahoo.com
Description predominantly recreational sailing vessels
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Last changed: 02/17/2003

New Jersey
Trenton
Trenton Police Museum
Address
Trenton NJ
Phone
Web Site 
http://trentonpolice.com/police_museum
Description  200 years of local police history
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Industry /Profession  Law Enforcement

New Jersey
Tuckerton
Barnegat Bay Decoy & Baymen's Museum
137 West Main Street
PO Box 52
Tuckerton NJ 08087
Phone 609 296-8868
Web Site http://www.oceancountygov.com/decoy/default.htm
Description replica of a hunting shanty with exhibits of local fishing and crafts, with tools, decoys, antique photos
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Industry /Profession Fishing
Collection N-Z Woodcarving
New or Updated: 04/08/2003

New Jersey
Tuckerton
Tuckerton Seaport
120 West Main Street
PO Box 52
Tuckerton NJ
Phone
609 296-8868
Web Site http://www.tuckertonseaport.org/index.html
Description 40 acre recreated structures of coastal seaport village, with tools, boats,
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Industry /Profession Fishing
Owner/Operator: Barnegat Bay Decoy & Baymen's Museum
New or Updated: 04/08/2003

 
   
 

  NJ

  West Trenton

  New Jersey State Police Museum

  River Road

  PO Box 7068

  West Trenton  NJ      08628     

  Phone   609 882-2000

  Web Site  http://www.njsp.org/about/museum.html

  Alt Web  http://www.ci.trenton.nj.us/guidelandmarks.html

  Description  simulated crime lab, police training, Lindbergh kidnapping

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Law Enforcement

  Owner/Operator:  NJ State Police

  New or Updated:             7/27/2005

 

  Whippany

  Whippany Railway Museum

  1 Railroad Plaza Route 10 & Whippany Rd

  PO Box 16

  Whippany           NJ            07981    

  Phone   973 887-8177

  Web Site  http://www.whippanyrailwaymuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:paultup@optonline.net

  Description  museum in depot and other buildings, railroad memorabilia, rolling stock, water tower, exhibits on ocean liners, coal, model railroad

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:             7/28/2005
 

  NJ

  Woodbury

  Friendship Fire Company Museum

  29 Delaware Street

  Woodbury                     NJ            08089    

  Phone

  Web Site  www.jersey.net/~dwayne/history1.htm

  Description  local fire department since 1830, with 1799 pumper and 1911 steamer

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Firefighting

  New or Updated:             8/2/2005

 
  New Mexico
Albuquerque
FOOD Museum
9008 La Paz NW
Albuquerque NM  87114
Phone 
505 898-0909
Web Site  www.foodmuseum.com
E-mail  mailto:hughes@foodmuseum.com
Description  virtual museum of food from around the world by real-world exhibit designers
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Agricultural
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
 

  NM

  Albuquerque

  International Rattlesnake Museum

  202 San Felipe NW, Suite A

  Albuquerque   NM    87104    

  Phone  505 242-6569

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://newmexico.org/place/loc/directory/page/DB-

             place/category/149/place/752.html

  Description  all about rattlesnakes, they have a website but it crashes our browser

                    every time we try to open it

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Reptiles

  New or Updated:  4/14/2007

 

  NM

  Albuquerque

  Museum of Turquoise

  2107 Central NW

  Albuquerque  NM      87104    

  Phone   505 247-8650

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.frommers.com/destinations/albuquerque/A33667.html

  Description  explore turquoise from 60 mines, entrance through mine tunnel, history, myths, jewelry

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology

  Collection G-M  Jewelry

  New or Updated:             8/23/2005


  NM

  Albuquerque

  National Atomic Museum

  1905 Mountain Road NW

  Albuquerque  NM       87104    

  Phone   505 245-2137

  Web Site  http://www.atomicmuseum.com/

  E-mail  mailto:info@atomicmuseum.com

  Description  history of the Atomic Age:  Curie, Einstein, Meitner; radiation, Manhattan Project,

                    nuclear medicine

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Industry /Profession Energy

  New or Updated:             8/25/2005
 

  NM

  Albuquerque

  Telephone Pioneer Museum of New Mexico

  110 4th Street NW

  PO BOX 1892 Albuquerque 87103

  Albuquerque                  NM           87102    

  Phone   505 842-2937

  Web Site  http://www.nmculture.org/cgi-bin/instview.cgi?_recordnum=TPM

  E-mail  mailto:lxturne@eni.net

  Description  early telephone equipment -- hundreds of phones, switchboards, teletype machines, photos, story of telephone pioneers and operators

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Industry /Profession Telecommunications

  New or Updated:             8/11/2005

 
  New Mexico
Clovis
Clovis Depot Model Train Museum
221 West First St
Clovis NM 88101
Phone 505 762-0066
Web Site http://www.clovisdepot.com/
Toll Free 888 762-0064
E-mail mailto:philipw@3lefties.com
Description 9 operating layouts in several scales, railroading history, BNSF operations
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Building Type Depot
Collection G-M Model Railroad
Collection N-Z Toys
Era 1950-1960
New or Updated: 04/07/2003
 
  New Mexico
Kirtland AFB
National Atomic Museum
Wyoming Street
Kirtland AFB   87117
Phone 
505 284-3243
Web Site  www.atomicmuseum.com
Description  rockets, planes, weapons, medicine, robotics, Manhattan Project
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Technology

New Mexico
Portales
Blackwater Draw Museum & Archaeological Site
42987 Highway 70
Portales NM
Phone 505 562-2202
Web Site http://www.enmu.edu/academics/excellence/museums/blackwater-
draw/museum/index.shtml
E-mail mailto:webmaster@enmu.edu
Description built to display artifacts from archaeological finds dating back 13,000 years
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
New or Updated: 04/29/2003
 

  NM

  Rio Rancho

  J and R Vintage Museum

  3650 North Hwy 528

  Rio Rancho  NM 87124    

  Phone   505 867-2881

  Web Site  http://www.jrvintageautos.com/

  Description  autos on display, and for sale

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated: 10/1/2004

 
  New Mexico
Roswell
International UFO Museum and Research Center
114 North Main Street
PO Box 2221
Roswell NM  88202
Phone 
505 625-9495
Web Site  www.iufomrc.com
Description  if you know what UFO stands for, you've probably heard of Roswell, ground zero for those who believe we've had visitors from other planets
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility  Space

UFO Enigma Museum
6108 South Main
Roswell NM 
Phone 
505 347-2275
Web Site  *****
Description  if you know what UFO stands for, you've probably heard of Roswell, ground zero UFO activity; flying saucer on the roof of this building, diorama of crash site
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility  Space

 
  New Mexico
Santa Fe
Archdiocese of Santa Fe Museum
223 Cathedral Place
Santa Fe NM 87501
Phone 505 992-0341
Web Site http://nmculturenet.org/cgi-bin/siteman/jump.cgi?ID=2124&dt=Artisans
Alt Web http://santafe.conventioncenterhotelsguide.com/attractions.html
Description features art works from churches throughout diocese
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Religion
New or Updated: 03/27/2003

New Mexico
Santa Teresa
War Eagles Air Museum
8012 Airport Road
Santa Teresa NM  88008
Phone 
505 589-200
Web Site  www.war-eagles-air-museum.com
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
 

  NM

  White Sands Missile Range

  White Sands Missile Range Museum

  White Sands Missile Range  NM

  Phone  505 678-8824

  Web Site www.wsmr-history.org/

  E-mail  mailto:terrie.cornell@us.army.mil

  Description  outdoor missile park with missiles & rocket, history of middle & space

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Space

  Collection A-F  Arms

  New or Updated:  7/13/2007

 
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