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Admission and Hours


*2014 Operating Schedule*

During the fall and winter of 2014, the Village Welcome Center is open Monday through Friday (closed on holidays) from 9am-4:30pm with free admission. The Village is open for 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 at the Country Store on Saturdays. The Country Store is open Saturdays from 11am-3pm.

The Administrative office and Welcome Center will be closed on December 24th and will reopen on January 5th. During that time, visitors are welcome to take a self-guided walking tour of the Village grounds between the hours of 9am-4pm. The Village guide, The Chronicle, will be available on the porch of the Country Store.

*2015 Operating Schedule*

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 6 through September 30th.

Standard Tickets

Tickets are for single-day admission.

Adults: $10

Children 3-12: $8

Children under 3: Free

HCSV Members: Free
Click here for information on Unlimited Admission with a Village Membership!

A 10% discount on admission is offered to military veterans with their Military ID or Cape May County Veteran’s Photo ID Card.

Historic Cold Spring Village is a member of the national Blue Star Museum program and invites active duty members of the military and up to 5 members of their family to enjoy FREE admission.







Combination Tickets

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!

Purchase tickets online through the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts

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.

Cape May Lighthouse Website

Hereford Lighthouse Combo – $12/adults; $7/children

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.

Hereford Lighthouse Website

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.

Naval Air Station Wildwood Website

Country Life/City Life Combo, Emlen Physick Estate - $18/adults; $13/children

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.

Emlen Physick Estate Website