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Ocean Gate Historical Society & Museum
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We are in the process of reorganizing our website.  Please check back often for updates and new information!
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Ocean Gate Historical Society

And it's Museum are represented online! With new features, you can learn much more about the society. The membership form, the Museum Store, and the archives department (still under construction) are on the web site so you won't have to visit in person. With our calendar of events, you'll be able to keep track of our programs and meetings. Also, the history board and our interactive package page consists of features to liven the site up.
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Our Mission
Our Mission here at OGHS is, of course, to explain and preserve the heritage and history of Ocean Gate and Ocean County. However, we are also here to decumbent railroad history. We give visitors an idea of our legacy by exhibits and memorabilia throughout the three part Museum. We specialize our exhibits to display the development of Ocean Gate and Ocean County with a background toward the rail roads.
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Hours of Operation

We are open every Saturday from 10am-12pm late May through September

Group visits are available by appointment.  Please call (732) 269-5710

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Our Plans
Our Plans have been ongoing throughout our history. As for the next few years, we are planning integral strategic plans to promote and restore history. Our first goal is to bring our third section of the Museum to public viewing standards. We also have an ongoing project of developing the archival program by cataloging and stabilizing the collections. In concurrence with the archives, we will be developing an online archives department, accessible to members of the society. We also have ongoing plans for fundraising and promoting the museum to keep visitors coming. With our continuing projects, we will make history by preserving history.
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How You Can Help
Volunteers, Volunteers, Volunteers are what we need. Being that we are a smaller museum, this is our greatest essential. Since we have ongoing projects, volunteerism is essential to keep our projects what they are -- on going. We also necessitate volunteers with expertise in archival work. Finally, we would like to acquire donations of the following items:

  • Electronic Equipment
  • Funding for our Plans
  • Historical Items
800 Asbury Avenue
P.O. Box 895
Ocean Gate, NJ 08740
(732) 269-8040
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Join Us!
Please click here for our membership form.  Please fill out the form and mail it to:

Ocean Gate Historical Society
P.O. Box 895
Ocean Gate, NJ 08740

Please make checks payable to the Ocean Gate Historical Society

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