New Jersey Museum of Boating is at the Johnson Brothers Boat Works at 1800 Bay Ave., Bldgs. #12 and #13. Dedicated to New Jersey's boating industry and its role in the nation's maritime history, the museum features an array of nautical artifacts. Included in the collection are boats, motors, rudders, equipment, models and miniature replicas, photos and documents.
Life preservers and an oar from one of the lifeboats of the Morro Castle also are displayed. The cruise ship caught fire off the Jersey coast in 1934; 134 people lost their lives.