Things To Do in Atlantic City - Attractions

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Atlantic City Miniature Golf - Play 18 holes of world-class golf at Atlantic City's premier miniature golf course. Enjoy the beauty of lush landscapes, elevated greens and real waterfalls as you tackle the challenge of realistic contours, formidable roughs, and sandtraps.

Boardwalk Hall - Host to a sparkling list of dazzling entertainers and knockout sporting events throughout its 81 year history. A premier entertainment spot for visitors and residents alike.

Marine Mammal Stranding Center - Responsible to rescue, rehabilitate, and release stranded or otherwise distressed marine mammals and sea turtles that come ashore along the New Jersey coast. Visitors can watch as professionals tend to the animals as well as visit the museum and gift shop which are housed in a 1930's era coast guard station boat house.

Atlantic Contemporary Ballet Theatre - In existence since 1982 and performs extensively in the Atlantic City area at the Casino-Hotels and colleges. In addition to an exciting repertoire, they present special children's performances as well as a number of lecture demonstrations in local schools.

Atlantic City Cruises - Offers daily skyline, marine mammal, and calm water cruise adventures.

Lucy the Amazing Elephant Building - Constructed in the late 1800's by James V. Lafferty. Standing 65 feet tall and weighting 90 tons, Lucy once served as a hotel, summer home and tavern. The structure now serves as a museum.

Noyes Museum of Art - Building upon the core of the Fred and Ethel Noyes Collection, the museum collects, preserves and exhibits, American fine art, crafts and folk art with an emphasis on New Jersey artists and folk art forms, reflecting the area's long traditions, landscape and culture.

Atlantic City Art Center - The only exhibiting center in the Nation located on a municipal pier extending into the Atlantic Ocean. Providing the opportunity for cultural experience through high quality exhibitions, educational outreach and related arts programming at the Center.

Jersey Shore Children's Museum - Children ages 1-8 can enjoy 16 exhibits with hands-on activities. Exhibits are work place themed with authentic props and clothing to allow creative role-play.

Steel Pier Helicopter Tours - Take a scenic tour of the Atlantic City skyline and beaches. Board the helicopter from the end of the Steel Pier and soar into the sky, this is a visitor favorite every year!

Steel Pier - Located at the Trump Taj Mahal, Steel Pier offers 24 rides, games and prize wheels, a food court and free admission.

Historic Absecon Lighthouse - Take an amazing journey into time and above it all as you ascend the 228 steps of the Absecon Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in the country. You'll see breathtaking views of the Atlantic City skyline and up top you'll come face-to-face with the original first-order Fresnel Lens, first lit in 1857.

Batsto Village - Established in the late 1700's as a bog iron and glass making industrial center (1766 - 1876). Currently it reflects the agricultural and commercial enterprises that existed at the site in the late 19th century. Batsto Village also offers a Museum and Gift Shop.

Storybook Land - Offers 20 acres of great family entertainment. The timelessness of childhood will ring true as your family literally walks through its all-time favorite stories and nursery rhymes at Storybook Land.

Atlantic City Aquarium - Offers eight tanks totaling 29,800 gallons of aquariums, exhibiting more than 100 varieties of fish and marine animals, 10 exhibits featuring themes on the marine and maritime environment.

Stockton Performing Arts Center - Located at the Richard Stockton College, the Center is a premier center for the performing arts offering programs in music, dance, theater, and family events.

Civil Rights Gardens - A tranquil public sculpture garden comprised of 11 granite columns, winding pathways, plants, flowers, Gingko trees and sculptures with inscriptions related to the history, events and people of the Civil Rights movement.

Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum - Houses strange and unusual exhibits from Robert Ripley's travels. The Museum also features a variety of films and an interactive funhouse.

The Atlantic City Experience - Committed to preserving the rich history of this one-of-a-kind seaside resort. The permanent exhibition, 'Atlantic City, Playground of the Nation', displays artifacts, costumes, posters, photographs, song sheets, postcards, souvenirs, and an array of Miss America memorabilia.

Flyers Skate Zone - From figure skating to hockey the skae zone has it all. There's nothing like ice skating at the Flyers Skate Zone. Skaters will be entertained by our live DJ and light show, and will win great prizes by answering trivia questions or winning one of our on-ice, interactive games!

Historic Smithville - The Towne of Historic Smithville is a quaint little town in southern New Jersey, near Atlantic City, where the sounds of yesteryear are very much alive. Walk along the cobblestone and brick paths and return to the 1700's. There are over 60 fine shops and several fine restaurants.