New Children’s Museum to Open in Atlantic City

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Though several area hotels are closing their doors, Atlantic City has plans to open a new attraction for families: Garden State Discovery Museum. The museum, which has another location in Cherry Hill, N.J., will span 30,000 square feet and feature a 1920’s theme (think “Boardwalk Empire”), complete with a boardwalk, carousel and bathing tents reminiscent of the era. There will even be a beach and mini replica of Lucy the Elephant, on which youngsters will be able to climb.

The new museum is expected to open at the Claridge Hotel in May, 2015.

–Amanda Geronikos

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