New Jersey Maritime Alliance LogoConnecting New Jersey residents and visitors with appreciation for the state that is surrounded by water and aNew Jersey's extensive shoreline rich maritime history.

The New Jersey Maritime Alliance (NJMA) is an unincorporated collaboration and campaign started by the Bayshore Center at Bivalve (BCB) to reconnect people with their maritime legacy. There are over 20 maritime museums in the state, as well as  lighthouses and lifesaving stations that ring the state.

See our interactive map below to get the locations and more information about each one of these maritime assets. The Bayshore Center at Bivalve is happy to provide additional information or resources to guide your journey around the state.

Interactive Map of NJ's maritime resources

  • To deploy the legend, click the symbol in the upper left corner of the grey map header  Deploy legend on Google Maps
  • Once the legend is deployed, the lists of museums and lighthouses can be hidden or shown by clicking the box to the left that grouping select layer on Google maps
  • Any item can be selected individually by clicking on the map icon on the map  or in the legend to get more information about it.

NJMA Interactive Map Legend

Statewide Organizations
Delaware Lighthouse Keepers and Friends Association

The Canal Society of NJ

Canal Watch

New Jersey Lighthouse Society

American Littoral Society


More information on the Lighthouses of New Jersey can be found on the State of New Jersey's website


Tall Ship of NJ
Additional information about the A.J. Meerwald, the Tall Ship of New Jersey can be found on this site.

New Memorial at the Bayshore Center at Bivalve!
Delaware Bay Watermen's Memorial 

Maritime Listings
If you are a museum or historical society representative and would like to add your site or modify your listing, please contact the Bayshore Center at Bivalve museum@bayshorecenter.org or call 856.785.2060 ext 109

Upcoming Maritime Museums!

These museums are still developing their physical locations. Check out their collections online and their community events!

Jersey Coast Heritage Museum

Maurice River Township Heritage Museum

Port Norris Historical Society

Cape May Maritime Museum

New Jersey Historic Trust Logo
New Jersey Historic Trust
Funding for the design of the NJMA website has been made possible in part by the Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund, administered by the New Jersey Historic Trust/State of New Jersey,