Atlantic County Heritage Center



Atlantic County Heritage Center
907 Shore Rd., P.O. Box 301
Somers Point, NJ 08244

Collect and display historic materials of Atlantic County.


Phone (609) 927-5218
2nd Phone

General Info

Hours10-3:30 W-Sa,
DirectorDale Lonkart, Librarian
Languages Other Than English

Other Info

Last Update2014

The Atlantic Heritage Center (formerly the Atlantic County Historical Society) is a library and museum. It collects and preserves historical materials that exemplifies events, places and lifestyles about the people in Atlantic County and Southern New Jersey. The museum exhibits include household items and decorative arts, fine arts, weaponry, toys, and equipment and tools from early maritime and shipbuilding industries. The collection includes a card catalog offering over 85,000 references to books, newspapers, family bibles, photos, genealogy, maps and documents. The Society publishes a quarterly newsletter and annual research yearbook. Presents special public programs. The Society maintains the Risley Homestead.

Subjects: History, Genealogy, Museums, Libraries, Exhibitions, Atlantic County