Sandy Hook (732)
The Gateway National Recreation Area museum collection contains a great
variety of objects ranging from artillery shells to sea shells.
to insects, this collection contains something of interest to everyone.
The museum holdings relate to the history of the park and include
significant archival and historical collections related to the military,
aviation and recreational stories and sites throughout the park. These
holdings also include an archeological and a natural history collection.
Archival holdings include
photographs, architectural drawings, manuals, maps, menus, newspapers
and more. The history objects in the collection include a wide variety
of items such as uniforms, insignia, cups, plaques and jewelry.
Through the generosity of the Sandy Hook Foundation, the National Park
Service has been able to purchase items and add them to the museum
Here are some recent purchases.
Inquires about the Sandy Hook
portion of the Gateway NRA Museum Collection can be made by calling
732-872-5953 or emailing [email protected].