Lakehurst, New Jersey: Hindenburg Relics, Jersey Devil Replica

Local historical museum displays charred remnants of the dirigible Hindenburg and a replica of the Jersey Devil -- although the Devil may be seasonal.

Lakehurst Historical Museum

300 Center St., Lakehurst, NJ
Lakehurst Historical Museum. East end of town, in Old St. John's Church. From NJ-70 turn south at the McDonald's onto Center St. and drive one block. You'll see the white church on the right.
W and Su 12:30-3, or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Donations welcome.
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Lakehurst Historical Society Museum.

Lakehurst Historical Society Museum

The historical society museum displays charred remnants of the dirigible Hindenburg, which burned and then crashed here on May 6, 1937, and items from the Navy's rigid airship program, as well as items relating to Lakehurst's past as the Airship Capital of the World. The Museum also has an old jail cell -- and a replica of the Jersey Devil. The gift shop sells Hindenburg and Lakehurst items, cash only.

[Bill Schmidt, 09/03/2021]

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