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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 Tuesday – 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!


All  OCHS Facilities

Will Be Closed On Monday

Until Further Notice.


Did you visit our Annual Antiques & Collectibles Faire-2014 on August 30?

Click here for a look at the day’s fun!

Our Faire was a huge success because of A Little Help From Our Friends!

Click here to view our special helpers.

Check out the New OCHS Gift Shop right here on our web site!

Click the Gift Shop button at left, or click here to begin shopping.

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 Volunteers, Click Here!

Our Fall schedule of events begins with: Meet The Author – Rich Garlipp, author of

New Jersey’s Covered Bridges.  Click here for important details.

 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.


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