The Long Beach Island Historical Associ-ation Museum is filled with old things for young people to appreciate. Located in Beach Haven's downtown, this former church is stuffed to the rafters with LBI artifacts.

Behind the humble exterior of the African American Heritage Museum is an interactive piece of history. Just inside the doors is a Michael Jackson tribute. Displayed are framed magazine covers featuring The King of Pop. A video of Jackson plays next to the exhibit.

Anyone who's spent a portion of a childhood during the summer visiting Ocean City can relive the experience with his or her children at the Ocean City Historical Museum, established to preserve the city's history.

BACKGROUND: Children of a certain age - roughly 1 to 8 years old - usually love the Jersey Shore Children's Museum. But Sue Gunther, the director of the museum has an important warning for you parents out there:

BACKGROUND: Allaire State Park is probably best known for its historic 19th-century iron making town, Allaire Village, and its antique steam trains on the Pine Creek Railroad. Billed as New Jersey's premier living history museum, the village was known as the Howell Works in the early 19th ce…

BACKGROUND: Come and see the role of the New Jersey Militia and National Guard in the state's history. The National Guard Militia Museum's main headquarters in Sea Girt features original and reproduction uniforms, weapons, photographs, artifacts and art from the period of Dutch, Swedish and …

BACKGROUND: Located in the heart of downtown Keyport, the Keyport Fire Museum and Education Center is actually the former Raritan Hose Co. No. 2. Built in 1900 and moved to its present site in 1919, the building opened as a museum in October of 2003 after thousands of hours of volunteer labo…

BACKGROUND: See pinball the way it was meant to be played. The classic pinball machines on display are the best of the more than 6000 pinball machines manufactured between 1933 and 1979.