The Atlantic City Experience® is a project of The Atlantic City Free Public Library, a service of the City of Atlantic City. The Atlantic City Experience encompasses the best historical and cultural resources of Atlantic City. From diving horses to dancing girls, from the Boardwalk to the Northside, from casinos to churches, from Prohibition to the present, Atlantic City, New Jersey is a unique American city with a rich history. This website presents virtual exhibits and information. The Atlantic City Experience includes the extensive resources contained in the Atlantic City Heritage Collections of the Atlantic City Free Public Library. This collection contains books, photographs, postcards, audio, video, digital files and memorabilia about the history of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Visit the new Atlantic City Experience at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall which opened July 23, 2019. It is a great introduction to the history of Atlantic City. Please note that this exhibit is open to the public weekdays from 9 AM to 5 PM but The Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall that controls access to the exhibit will occasionally close the exhibit areas for special events and Boardwalk Hall events. Please check the Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall Events Schedule before planning your visit.
The Atlantic City Experience® is a project of The Atlantic City Free Public Library, a service of the City of Atlantic City. All rights reserved.