The South Jersey Museum of American History, Glassboro

by Alice Magdziak • April 11, 2014 • Entertainment, Third StateComments (0)1613

Fossils.

Political campaign pins.

19th Century farm implements.

Sound like a fun day?  If so, go check out the South Jersey Museum of American History in Glassboro!

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The museum comprises the first floor and half the second floor of Glassboro’s American Legion Hall.  They have rotating feature exhibits and the current one is on fossils from the Precambrian through the Quaternary periods.

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There are many fossils which they are happy for visitors to touch and feel.  The variety of finds that were on display were fascinating.

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There were more fossils on the second floor that were behind glass but still easy to see.

There are also several categories of permanent installations.  We found the political displays really fascinating, especially the voluminous button collection.

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There were also lots of collections of farm equipment and household goods.

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And, since they’re in south Jersey and surrounded by all that glass-making history, it’s only fitting that there were several glass displays, too!

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You can see what their current exhibits are by liking them on Facebook.

The museum is located at 123 East High Street in Glassboro and is open Thursday through Sunday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Admission is a very reasonable $4 for adults and $3 for children.

Give them a call at (856) 442-0688 for more information.

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