Admission and Hours
The Village will open Tuesdays through Sundays, from June 30th through September 6th, 10am-4:30pm. Special events will be held every weekend from June 6th through September 30th. View our calendar of events here.
Currently, the Village Welcome Center is open Monday through Friday (closed on holidays) from 9am-4:30pm with free admission. The Village is open for free self-guided walking tours during those hours as well as on Saturdays from 11am-3pm. The Chronicle, a guide to HCSV, is available in the Welcome Center on weekdays and on the Country Store porch on Saturdays.
*The Village is currently hosting school groups and is closed to the public from 9am-3pm, Tuesdays-Fridays through June 5th.*
Guided Walking Tours
HCSV is offering special guided walking tours Tuesdays through Fridays at 11am from June 9-26 and September 8-25. Tickets are $5. Children under 3 are free. Tours begin at the Welcome Center.
Tickets are for single-day admission.
Children 3-12: $10
Children under 3: Free
HCSV Members: Free
Click here for information on Unlimited Admission with a Village Membership!
Active Duty Military (with ID): Free
A 10% discount on admission is offered to military veterans with their Military ID or Cape May County Veteran’s Photo ID Card.
Special membership discounts are available to active duty members of the military and their families. Please contact our membership coordinator at (609) 898-2300, ext. 15, for more information.
Combo Tickets can be purchased at the Village gate or at our partnering locations. The Explore our History package may be purchased online through the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities website or at the Village gatehouses.
Explore our History – $25/adults (regularly $50); $15/children (regularly $31)
From the Early American era to the mid-20th century, there are plenty of opportunities to “live a little history” in Cape May. Package includes:
A ticket for the Combination Trolley/Physick Estate Tour, admission to the Cape May Lighthouse, World War II Lookout Tower, Naval Air Station Wildwood, Historic Cold Spring Village, and Discount Coupons!
Cape May Lighthouse Combo – $15/adults; $8/children
Cape May Lighthouse: Located in Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township 1859. More than 100 thousand visitors a year now experience a visit to the top of the lighthouse, participating in a century old rite of a visit to the Jersey Shore. For those who choose not to climb, the Oil House contains a fully-accessible visitors’ orientation center and a Museum Shop stocked with maritime accessories and memorabilia.
Hereford Lighthouse: Located in Village of Anglesea, North Wildwood, New Jersey. Placed on the Department of Interior’s List of Historic Places in 1977, the Lighthouse operates a nautical museum and special events throughout the year.
NASW Aviation Museum Combo – $16/adults; $12/children
Naval Air Station Wildwood Foundation is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to restore Hangar #1 at the Cape May County Airport, Lower Township, New Jersey, into an aircraft museum honoring the 41 Naval airmen who perished while training there during World War II. Hangar # 1 was listed onto the National Register of Historic Places September, 1997.
Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities: Located at 1048 Washington Street, Cape May. Built in 1879 as a private residence for Dr. Emlen Physick and his family, the Stick Style design is attributed to renowned Victorian architect Frank Furness. The 18-room mansion is now Cape May’s only Victorian house museum.