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The Gateway Museum Collection

The Gateway National Recreation Area museum collection contains a great variety of objects ranging from artillery shells to sea shells. Aircraft 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 collection.

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].



To learn more about ways in which you can support a program or project of the Foundation please call the Foundation office at 732-291-7733 or e-mail [email protected]