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Historic Cold Spring Village (HCSV) is a open air living history museum that invites all visitors to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration in the exploration of southern New Jersey's past. It is a nonprofit, educational museum that is...more
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720 Route 9, Cape May, NJ 08204-4636
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Discovered this online and it sounded good, but the visit was much better than expected. We happened to be there for a Civil War reenactment. While the”battle” was fun, unique, loud, it was the interaction with the people who were the Yanks and Rebs and...More

Thank BosleyJay
SandyN892, Marketing & Advertising at Historic Cold Spring Village, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so glad we were able to surprise you BosleyJay! Thank you for coming to Historic Cold Spring Village and spending Civil War Weekend with us! Please stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for upcoming events that may also appeal to you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My children and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Cold Spring. Every restored building was open, and the costumed "villagers" did great jobs explaining their trades / lives. Many allowed the children to try their hands at a skill. Among my children's favorites were the...More

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SandyN892, Marketing & Advertising at Historic Cold Spring Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Sdb4 thank you for taking the time to write a 4 bubble review about Historic Cold Spring Village. We're glad your children were able to make a connection to the past by trying their hands at skills they wouldn't normally be exposed to!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent about 3 hours or so here walking around, visiting the historical buildings and the artisans working in them. Since it was an especially hot day, we also browsed the air-conditioned store (found some nice items there!) and sat in the rocking chairs on the...More

1  Thank SummerGirl04
Sandy N, Marketing & Advertising at Historic Cold Spring Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much SummerGirl04 for the five bubbles and for bringing your fur baby with you for a visit! Historic Cold Spring Village is a great form of enrichment for our canine companions! It's a guaranteed full night of sleep after spending the day...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint village restored authentically with knowledgeable and friendly staff. We enjoyed a ride in a horse-drawn buggy and learned about many facets of village life, including the print shop, schoolhouse and jail. $1 off Admission coupon in free Visitor map available at local businesses.More

Thank Moana H
Sandy N, Marketing & Advertising at Historic Cold Spring Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the five bubble review of Historic Cold Spring Village Moana H! We appreciate your support of the museum and education programs we offer to local and statewide schools. Thanks for pointing out the coupon in the Discovery Map too! Be on the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like history, learning first-hand and interacting with knowledgable people, then this activity is perfect for you and friends and family! I wish my two little granddaughters had been with me to view the authentic early American buildings and furnishings. They also would have...More

1  Thank MHKuulani
Sandy N, Marketing & Advertising at Historic Cold Spring Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you MHKuulani for taking the time to review Historic Cold Spring Village! When you come back to visit please do bring your granddaughters, we'd enjoy having them visit with us! If you are still in the area, may we recommend this upcoming special weekend...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

A good way to spend a few hours away from the beaches at the New Jersey shore. This was a very informative afternoon and I loved it all. A setting back in time with so much to learn in each building. The employee's were so...More

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Sandy N, Marketing & Advertising at Historic Cold Spring Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

milunic1050 thank you for taking the time to review Historic Cold Spring Village as well as giving us five bubbles! We are so glad you were able to step back in time and learn something new. Please come back and visit with us again soon!

Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is great, especially for history buffs and especially for late grade-school/early middle-school kids. Staff dressed in period garb with interesting stories to tell from long ago. Very pleasant to have lunch and walk around. So interesting to see crafts like basket-weaving, book-binding, the blacksmith,...More

Thank LAT681
Sandy N, Marketing & Advertising at Historic Cold Spring Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

LAT681 your review of Historic Cold Spring Village warms our hearts! Thank you so much for spending time with us! Please stop by and visit with us again soon!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

My family and I have been to Williamsburg so we thought this would be much of the same but we were pleasant surprised. Yes, the format is the same where buildings are set up as a village from that time period and there are a...More

1  Thank dunham433
Sandy N, Marketing & Advertising at Historic Cold Spring Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

dunham433 thank you for recognizing and reviewing the wonderful interpreters we have here at Historic Cold Spring Village. Without their dedication and passion the Village wouldn't be "alive". We will be sure to give extra thanks to the particular Villagers you mentioned in this review....More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

I initially thought the price of admission was steep but the structures are all well kept and full of historical artifacts of all kinds in all different buildings of varying purposes. Where you get your money's worth is from the many actors roaming throughout the...More

Thank Sonofbaldo
Sandy N, Marketing & Advertising at Historic Cold Spring Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Sonofbaldo thank you for taking the time to review Historic Cold Spring Village! From reading the review, it looks like you enjoyed the July Hands on History Weekend event! We're glad to know you appreciate our efforts to preserve history, educate and have a good...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Loved to see the artisans of past culture in colonial times. Persons of the past interpreters add to the ambience.

Thank eagleqween
Sandy N, Marketing & Advertising at Historic Cold Spring Village, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

You're visit to Historic Cold Spring Village eagleqween added to the ambience!!! Thank you for your appreciation and five bubble review! Come back and visit with us again soon!

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a p
24 February 2018|
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Response from ArrowheadAgency | Property representative |
Adults: $14 Children 3-12: $12 Children under 3: Free HCSV Members: Free
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GregRNJ
1 June 2015|
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Response from HCSVillage | Property representative |
Hello! Historic Cold Spring Village is in very close proximity to Cape May and the Wildwoods, which have a huge variety of accommodations available. The options closest to the Village are campground resorts which have cabin... More
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chocaluvr
24 March 2015|
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Response from docdemento |
No... the Visitor's Center is open... but the 1st weekend in June, 6th-7th; kicks off the Season with their Country Fair. Come back if you can... and check out their Website for up-to-date event annousments.
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