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Lucy the Elephant

9200 Atlantic Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2449
+1 609-823-6473
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Feel like a kid again.

For years we had seen photos of Lucy the Elephant but she kept dropping on our to do list. Finally... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jersey City, New Jersey
See Lucy at Least Once

This was our first time visiting Lucy the Elephant. It is interesting and you should check it out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“atlantic city” (54 reviews)
“gift shop” (42 reviews)
“short video” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
9200 Atlantic Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2449
+1 609-823-6473
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Reviewed 3 days ago

For years we had seen photos of Lucy the Elephant but she kept dropping on our to do list. Finally we made the time and it was time well spent. Built in the late 1800's Lucy is a six story house disguised as an Elephant....More

1  Thank ktmqi
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time visiting Lucy the Elephant. It is interesting and you should check it out at least once. Lucy is a giant elephant where you climb up inside and see amazing views of Margate City and the ocean. Unfortunately, we went when...More

Thank jenniferbT7848CG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm 70. I probably first visited Lucy when I was around 7. I just returned, and I'm so glad they restored her. She looks great ... right down to her red, white & blue toe nails. Lucy looks like paper mache on steroids. For a...More

1  Thank MrAntoineJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five generations of our family have visited Lucy, and have Benn inside her to climb the stairs of the fantastic view.

1  Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone should be able to say they were inside an elephant. Even kids who think it's boring should "google" Lucy. They will show all their friend they were inside the pachyderm!!!!

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a charming and fun attraction - get to know a fascinating piece of south Jersey history. A touching story, cute gift shop, easy food stand outside, right on the ocean with tables for eating. Wonderful to take the kids to. Note: the stairs up...More

1  Thank jane k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Contractors were mulching the landscaping and doing a spring clean-up. Lucy's colors have been well-maintained, and her red carpet is a standout. The parking lot is teeny-weeny. I almost missed it. Parking during peak travel times may require you to locate an adjacent spot in...More

Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lucy stands on the New Jersey beach with a fantastic view of the ocean. Her visitors center/ gift shop is in a charming little restored Victorian.The tour is short but informative with a movie documenting the fund raising, stabilization, move, and restoration of Lucy. At...More

Thank Jewella72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most kids love to climb up into the elephant. (It's only one story) Note it can be stuffy inside in the summer, but it's a fun sight. There's a few restaurants nearby if you're there around lunch or dinner time.

Thank pachachuck
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I have been going here since forever. The tour guides are always wonderful, and even when you don't take a tour, it's always nice to see what color her nail's are painted! Great for kids and history buffs!

Thank T7747AVsarag
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John R
Times and days open?
5 May 2017|
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Response from Don788 | Reviewed this property |
Lucy is open from 11am till 4pm 7 days a week .
Cynthia M
How much is admission?
7 April 2016|
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Response from gsjane | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $8.00 for the tour up inside Lucy. You can visit her and the very nice gift shop for nothing! When we went (off season) you could park right in front of her, and walk to the beach. I got a couple of cute... More