New Jersey

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Featured Multicultural/Heritage

African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey

This museum brings the African American experience of the 20th century to life, by documenting their struggle in the wider cultural landscape. See the representation of black identity in historical social/artistic contexts. 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Atlantic County. Tel: 609-350-6662. Cost: Free.... More Info

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Indian Heritage Museum

730 Rancocas Rd., Rancocas NJ 08073. 609-261-4747. Exhibits on contemporary American Indian artwork, history, culture, traditions, historic artifacts, dioramas, artworks, and 350 acres of wooded nature trails leading to an outdoor re-ceation of a traditional woodland village. Fee.

Woodruff Museum of Indian Artifacts

Bridgeton Free Public Library, 150 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton, NJ 08302. 856-451-2620. See some 30,000 Native American relics in display cases. Learn about different types of arrowheads, including some Folsom Points that are about 10,000 years old. See 57 original pots reconstructed from shattered remnants, as well as axes, pipes, bones, utensils, and fishing bobs. Free.