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Welcome to the Ocean County Historical Society

house-1868-webWelcome to the web site of The Ocean County Historical Society, one of New Jersey’s outstanding historical societies. We’ve been a part of Ocean County, NJ, since 1950, and present on the internet since 2000. We’re happy to be using the World Wide Web to help keep the rich, proud history of Ocean County alive.

If you’d like to visit the museum, our hours of operation are Tuesday and Thursday from 1 – 3 PM, and the first Saturday of each month from 1 – 4 PM. You can visit our current exhibit Monday – Friday  from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. School tours and other group tours can be arranged by calling our office. Our Research Center is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 – 4 PM, and the first Saturday of each month from 1 – 4 PM.

Our web site will always be changing. Check back often. You’ll enjoy our site!


Did You Know… You can now join OCHS or renew your membership from our website.

Click here or click the Membership button at left and join now!  New members even receive a free gift!

Did you know…  You can make a donation to OCHS from our website.

Click here or click the Donate button at left to contribute to our annual appeal.  We’re grateful for your financial support.

OCHS is looking for Great Volunteers like you!  If you’d like to join our List of Volunteer , Click Here!

 Don’t miss our 28th Olde Time Antiques & Collectibles Faire!

For all of the details, Click here.  See you at The Faire!

Join OCHS Members for an enjoyable day at Winterthur! Click here for more information.

You’ll really enjoy our Walking Tour of Mt. Holly. Click here to learn about the trip.

Take a look at our Annual Volunteer Breakfast.  Next year you could be part of the group! 

Click here for a look at the fun.

Our Annual Installation Dinner was held on June 2, 2014.  Click here to view the event.

The Ocean County Historical Society received an operating grant from the
New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State