Museums, Programs, Historic Sites
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
The mission of the museum is to preserve, present and interpret the rich maritime heritage, artistry and environment of the Jersey Shore and the unique contributions of its baymen. This maritime cultural center, which opened in May 2000, is a recreated working seaport village along the historic Tuckerton Creek. Come explore the world of the Jersey Shore. Located in the heart of historic Tuckerton with charming shops and restaurants, this one-of-a-kind attraction showcases the Jersey Shore’s maritime traditions of the past and present which are brought to life through people, exhibits and hands-on activities.
Discover the Jersey Shore’s unique maritime heritage and the interaction between culture and nature on the Barnegat Bay. Experience the rich traditions of the Jersey Shore and its baymen through the Seaport’s recreated and historic buildings, demonstrations, interpretive exhibits, events, festivals, live aquatic displays and more.
Learn traditional activities of the people of Tuckerton through a series of classes offered by the museum, tuckertonseaport.org/jersey-shore-folklife-center. The museum also offers an outreach program where many of these same experiences can be brought to your classroom.