Events for Friday, January 14, 2022

Teen Skate at Convention Hall

Roller Skating is back at Convention Hall! This family friendly event is fun for people of all ages. Relive your childhood or teach your little one to skate. Even your teens can get in on the fun on Friday evenings when Convention Hall holds Teen Skate. Guests may bring their own standard or in-line skates or they can rent them from our facility. Admission Fees are: $5 per person for non-skaters, $10 per person w/skate rental, $12 per person w/blade rental. Please note: all children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Roller Skating at Convention Hall

Roller Skating is back at Convention Hall! This family friendly event is fun for people of all ages. Relive your childhood or teach your little one to skate. Even your teens can get in on the fun on Friday evenings when Convention Hall holds Teen Skate. Guests may bring their own standard or in-line skates or they can rent them from our facility. Admission Fees are: $5 per person for non-skaters, $10 per person w/skate rental, $12 per person w/blade rental. Please note: all children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Emlen Physick Estate Tour

Take a guided tour of the first and second floors of the 1879 Physick House Museum, for an in-depth look at Victorian architecture and the period, reflecting one Victorian family’s lifestyle, and detailing the way the Physick family and their household lived, worked and spent their leisure time.  The 18 room mansion is am architectural wonder built by famed architect Frank Furness and is one of the best examples of Victorian Stick Style architecture in the country.  Cape May MAC restored the home just over 50 years ago and continues to do so today.

The first floor of the Physick House Museum is fully accessible. Free on-site parking. Tickets may be purchased online by clicking the website address listed below.

Emlen Physick Estate Tour

Take a guided tour of the first and second floors of the 1879 Physick House Museum, for an in-depth look at Victorian architecture and the period, reflecting one Victorian family’s lifestyle, and detailing the way the Physick family and their household lived, worked and spent their leisure time.  The 18 room mansion is am architectural wonder built by famed architect Frank Furness and is one of the best examples of Victorian Stick Style architecture in the country.  Cape May MAC restored the home just over 50 years ago and continues to do so today.

The first floor of the Physick House Museum is fully accessible. Free on-site parking. Tickets may be purchased online by clicking the website address listed below.

Cape May Historic District Trolley Tour

Known as the “Queen of the Seaside Resorts” for its quaint Victorian cottages and pristine beaches, Cape May is the oldest seaside resort in the country, and in 1976, the entire city was declared a National Historic Landmark. Possessing one of the country's largest collections of 19th century seaside wood framed buildings, the historic district features a variety of styles of Victorian architecture. It’s beautiful. It’s charming. Wonderful tour guides will explain Cape May’s history and architecture and how and why it has survived and thrives to this day. This narrated tour travels through portions of Cape May’s historic district.  Guides discuss the architecture and history of the area. 

Tickets may be purchased online by clicking the website address listed below or by stopping at the booth n the Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street.

Combination Trolley & Physick Estate Tour

This immersive, 2 hour tour experience combines a guided tour by trolley of Cape May’s Historic District with a guided tour of the Physick House Museum, providing an in-depth look into Cape May History and architecture.  Learn why Cape May is the only National Historic Landmark City in the nation as you appreciate the details of Cape May’s unique Victorian streetscapes via trolley. Take a guided tour of the first and second floors of the 1879 Physick House Museum, for a detailed look at Victorian architecture and the period.  The 18 room mansion is an architectural masterpiece built by famed American architect Frank Furness and one of the best examples of Victorian Stick Style architecture in the country. The tour includes a visit to the Carriage House Carroll Gallery Exhibit and begins and ends at the Ocean Street Trolley Stop.

Tour tickets for this tour are not available for online purchase.  You may purchase tickets at the booth on Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street or the Physick Estate Carriage House Visitors Center.  You may also order tickets by calling 609-884-5404

Cape May Lighthouse

Climb the 199 steps up to the original, cast iron spiral stairway to the top of the 1859 Cape May Lighthouse and sea staggering view of the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean, the surrounding nature trails of Cape May Point State Park, and Cape May Point Borough. Interpretive panels on the grounds, at the base and on the climb tell stories of Lighthouse Keepers, the surrounding area, and how the lighthouse functioned historically and today.  The Cape May Lighthouse is the third beacon in this location.  Still an active aid to navigation, it was retored and is maintained by Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture).  Since Cape May MAC opened it to the public in 1988, more than 2.5 million visitors have climbed to the top.  The Cape May Lighthouse is listed in the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

The Oil House on the grounds contains a fully accessible Visitors’ Center and Museum Shop.