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: