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For Our Community

Museum

The Society has a vast array of historic objects, many of which are on display for visitors to see.  Our premises include two historic homes, a barn, a log cabin, and a law office, and a bath house.

 

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Josephine Jaquett Memorial Research Library

The library contains invaluable information on Salem County's history.  The library collection consists of books and archival materials that aid researchers and genealogists in their search.

 

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Educational Programs

The Society is honored to share the history of our community with local school children.  We offer several educational programs that are sure to make a lasting impression on students.

Our Mission

The mission of the Salem County Historical Society is to seek, document, preserve, interpret and perpetuate Salem County’s heritage, and to enhance the awareness and appreciation of that heritage, through its research, collections, functions, exhibits, educational programs and publications, for the benefit of future generations and for the betterment of the community.

Historical Society in Salem, NJ

Open to the Public

Tuesday - Saturday

12:00pm - 4:00pm

Admission:

$5.00 for non-members

Attention: The Society's Museum and Research Library has resumed our regular hours of Tuesday-Saturday 12:00pm-4:00pm. Appointments are no longer required! Masks for visitors are also no longer required but encouraged if you are not fully vaccinated.  

Our Partners

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83 Market Street

Salem, NJ 08079

Tel: 856-935-5004

Fax: 856-935-0728

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The Society has designated parking spaces behind our building off Center Drive.