Statehouse Tours Asbury Park Vintage
Asbury Park, NJ 8/11/2015: – Continuing her Tourism Tuesday stops to highlight New Jersey’s unique attractions, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today visited the Silver Ball Museum Arcade on the boardwalk in Asbury Park.
“The Museum Arcade gives kids, and kids at heart, a chance to enjoy classic games and experience a slice of New Jersey’s boardwalk history,” said Lt. Governor Guadagno. “Even on a rainy day, the Museum is a great way to have fun with family and friends at the Jersey Shore.”
The Museum Arcade is home to approximately 200 modern and vintage machines, including display pinball machines from the 1930s and playable machines like a classic 1950 wood rail game. The Silver Ball Museum also features skeeball, air hockey, and arcade games.
Last year, 20 of 21 counties saw an increase in tourism industry sales. Overall tourism-related demand generated a record-breaking $42.1 billion in 2014, a 3.8 percent increase over 2013. Visitation in New Jersey also rose to 93.2 million in 2014, a 4.4 percent increase over 2013.