Bring your family and explore the world of the Jersey Shore. Come explore one of the largest grass roots maritime museums in the United States. The Tuckerton Seaport is located along the Tuckerton Creek, at exit 58 on the Garden State Parkway, 30 miles north of Atlantic City. Located in the heart of historic Tuckerton with charming shops and restaurants, this one-of-a-kind attraction showcases the Jersey Shore’s maritime traditions of the past and present which are brought to life through people, exhibits and hands-on activities.
Stroll the boardwalk and experience life on the Tuckerton “Crik.” Decoy carvers, boat builders, basket makers and baymen entertain, educate and delight visitors of all ages. Identify birds and plants on our nature trail through our Maritime forest.
Discover the Jersey Shore’s unique maritime heritage and the interaction between culture and nature on the Barnegat Bay. Experience the rich traditions of the Jersey Shore and its baymen through the Seaport’s recreated and historic buildings, demonstrations, interpretive exhibits, events, festivals, live aquatic displays and more.
To preserve, present and interpret the rich maritime heritage, artistry and environment of the Jersey Shore and the unique contributions of its baymen.