Cape May Attractions
THE WHALERS COTTAGES AT BATTS LANE: Visit The Owen Coachman House, a c. 1700 “Whalers Cottage” — one of the oldest surviving structures in Cape May County owned by a free Black man who purchased land here for a farm. A tour of this site brings to life the important story of our county’s free African American community in the years before the Civil War.
Experience the best of our area’s rich heritage at MAC’s historic sites and attractions
EMLEN PHYSICK ESTATE: Visit the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, NJ's only Victorian house museum, for a glimpse into life as it was lived more than 100 years ago. A visit to the Physick Estate is truly a step into the past. 1048 Washington St. Free on-site parking/RV-friendly.
WORLD WAR II LOOKOUT TOWER: Cape May's role during World War II is revealed with a visit to the newly restored World War II Lookout Tower (Fire Control Tower No. 23) Museum and Memorial. Located on Sunset Boulevard near Sunset Beach. Free on-site parking/RV-friendly.
CARRIAGE HOUSE CAFÉ & TEAROOM: Treat yourself to an elegant tea luncheon or afternoon tea, try or hearty cafe fare, or celebrate a special event at the Carriage House Café & Tearoom, located in the Carriage House on the grounds of the Physick Estate. Free on-site parking/RV-friendly.