Bus Rental NJ Destinations: Salem County (Museums and Historical Sites)

Salem County has a fascinating history, being home to the first permanent English-speaking settlement on the Delaware River. Museums in the area house unique objects that tell the story of the Americans' Colonial and Revolutionary past, as well as showcase the country's rich agricultural, cultural and maritime heritage. So with a bus rental in NJ, travel through Salem County's history.

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We're giving you a list of museums and historical sites you can visit. Hop on a bus rental in NJ and get to know and appreciate this New Jersey county and its people more by knowing its past.

Salem County Historical Society Museum
79-83 Market St.
Salem, NJ
(856) 935-5004
http://www.salemcountyhistoricalsociety.com/

This museum showcases interpretive exhibits that center Salem County's history and culture. It features period furnishings, textiles, decorative arts, wistarburg glass, as well as guided tours of historic buildings like the Alexander Grant House, Log Cabin Education Center, Jones Law Office, and Stone Barn. The Society's library also contains extensive materials for historical and genealogical research.

Historical Society of Penns Grove, Carneys Point, and Oldmans
48 W. Main St.
Penns Grove, NJ
(856) 299-1556

This museum offers you a glimpse into the past of Upper Penns Neck, which encompassed the present-day communities of Penns Grove, Carneys Point and Oldmans. Exhibits feature local history and allow visitors to have a look into the area's past, when Penns Grove was known as the "Caviar Capital of the World" and when the DuPont Company reigned supreme.

Ranch Hope Carriage Museum
45 Sawmill Rd.
Alloway, NJ
(856) 935-1555

The Ranch Hope Carriage Museum is where some of South New Nersey's most elegant carriages are displayed. This collection of beautifully restored carriages was donated by Lavan G. Lippincott in memory of his wife, Grace. This will make visitors admire the craftsmanship of the 1700s, 1800s and early 1900s.

Other museums you may want to visit:

Alliance Heritage Center
973 Gershal Ave.
Alliance, NJ
(856) 696-4445

Alloway History Museum
Alloway Municipal Building
49 South Greenwich St.
Alloway, NJ
856-935-4080

Lower Alloways Creek Historic Log Cabin Museum
736 Smick Rd.
Canton, NJ
(856) 935-1549

Pennsville Township Historical Society, Church Landing Farm
86 Church Landing Rd.
Pennsville, NJ (856) 678-4453

Salem City Fire Museum
166 East Broadway
Salem, NJ
(856) 362-1550

With a bus rental in NJ, you and your group can visit as many museums and historical sites as you want. Through this, you will surely get to know and appreciate Salem County.