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The Museum of Cape May County Hosts Haunted Tour on August 9

Spine-chilling experiences await you this summer when The Museum of Cape May County opens its doors for a paranormal walk through centuries of haunted history. 

The Museum, nationally recognized for its exquisite collections of Cape May County historic artifacts, also boasts of another kind of collection – the legion of ghosts and spirits who have inhabited it since 1704.

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Museum Hosts Shipwreck Lecture

The Museum of Cape May County will present a lecture that will take you to the depths of the northern Atlantic Ocean and discover the secrets of what lies beneath.

Captain Gene Peterson of Atlantic Divers, a division of SeaGear Outfitters, has been exploring and discovering Nova Scotia shipwrecks since 1980.  His expeditions include the discovery of dozens of unknown wrecks such as the... Read More

Museum Invites You to Listen, See, Enjoy

Now’s the time to enjoy the sights and sounds of a time gone by as The Museum of Cape May County presents its newest exhibition, “The Sights and Sounds of a Victorian Christmas.”

This free exhibit showcases the sweet sounds of Victorian music boxes and gramophones. Included in the exhibition is a rare Capital Cuff music box made in New Jersey in the 1880s. Visitors will be able to... Read More

Cape May’s ‘An Old-fashioned Christmas Exhibit’ Delights the Child in Everyone

Thousands of Christmas holiday visitors since 2011 have delighted in visiting “An Old-Fashioned Christmas Exhibit: Holiday Traditions through the Years,” at Cape May’s Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. The exhibit has become a much-anticipated part of Cape May’s festive holiday season.

The exhibit features a giant indoor Christmas tree, a Dept. 56 Dickens Village, model trains,... Read More

Cape May’s 2018 Holiday Calendar of Events

Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)

Through Dec. 30

Cape May Stage presents “An Actor’s Carol”: Having played Scrooge many times a cranky actor finds himself visited by three spirits of his own. A cast of four play 17 characters in this hilarious new look at a classic that... Read More

Historic Dennisville Christmas House Tour is Dec. 15

The 29th Historic Dennisville Christmas House Tour is our premier fundraising event. On the third Saturday of December, a minimum of eight beautifully decorated 18th and 19th century historic homes, as well as several public buildings and two churches, are open to the public. Start your holiday season with a festive glimpse of history in Dennisville at Christmastime!

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Final Cape May Christmas Candlelight House Tour of the Season Dec. 15

Share a special holiday tradition with friends and family on Saturday, Dec. 15, the final of three opportunities this season to tour Cape May’s historic district and surrounding areas during Christmas Candlelight House Tours, presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). Every year since 1974, a large selection of Victorian inns, homes, churches and hotels open... Read More

Come Home for Christmas

Cape May County’s centuries-old tradition of coming home for Christmas will be celebrated in grand style when The Museum of Cape May County opens its doors to welcome the holiday season. Housed in a home that has continuously sat on its property since 1704, The Museum serves as the ancestral home to every citizen of Cape May County.

Young and old alike are invited to this year’s holiday... Read More

Cape May Sparkles during Christmas Tours and Activities this Holiday Season

Cape May welcomes visitors with an abundance of good, old-fashioned cheer for the Christmas holiday during six weeks of festive tours and events sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) through Jan. 1, 2019.

Cape May’s longest-running and much-beloved holiday tour, the 45th Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tours will take place on... Read More

Wassail Day at Historic Cold Spring Village is Dec. 1

The Village paths come alive with the sounds and smells of wintertime during Wassail Day at Historic Cold Spring Village, a free family event on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Select buildings will be open where guests can enjoy hands-on crafts, live music, hot beverages and holiday treats served by historically clothed interpreters. Visitors can meet Father Christmas in the Country... Read More