Lucy the Elephant, Margate City, New Jersey
9200 Atlantic Ave, Margate City, New Jersey 08402| Map |
Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1882 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, two miles (3.2 km) south of Atlantic City, in an effort to sell real estate and attract tourism.
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- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
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Lucy the Elephant, not sure when or how I heard of you but I knew I had to go see you when I visited the Jersey Shore this summer. The drive from Wildwood (where we were staying) was not bad at all. Our directions were a little confusing towards the end but I looked up and saw a giant elephant so I knew, that has to be Lucy! Lucy stands close to a beach. Parking is free for people visiting Lucy for an hour or 2. I can't remember exactly. They have a little restaurant nearby as well as benches to wait until the next tour. We just missed the 1:30pm tour when we got there. The greeter dude ran out and said we should be able to catch it but the door was locked by the time we bought our tickets. My BF was ...