Wednesday thru Saturday:
10am - 3:30pm

NOTE: Hours may vary for special events

Closed Major Holidays


Admission to the Atlantic County Historical Society Library and Museum is FREE.

There is a daily library research fee of $5.00 for non-members.

Most special events are FREE. Refer to EVENTS page for details.

Upcoming Events


When & Where

Program Description

Risley Homestead
8 Virginia Avenue, Northfield, NJ
(near 400 block of Shore Road)
Open May through October

Saturdays: 11:00 - 4:00
Sundays: 1:00 - 4:00
Closed on major holidays.
Free Admission
Donations Gratefully Accepted
Donations Gratefully Accepted.

The Risley Homestead is one of two 18th century houses in Atlantic County individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was home to many generations of Risley oystermen. The ACHS received the Homestead and its furnishings by bequest from Virginia Risley Stout in 1989. 

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