Lucy the Elephant

9200 Atlantic Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402

2022: Lucy the Elephant is currently under construction for a major restoration project that will replace her entire metal exterior. While under construction, the safety of our visitors, volunteers, and staff is the main priority, and therefore the park surrounding Lucy the Elephant and Guided Tours through Lucy the Elephant is temporarily CLOSED during construction. It is anticipated that tours will resume Memorial Day Weekend 2022.


Lucy the Elephant At A Glance...


About Lucy the Elephant

Lucy the Elephant is located along the beach in Josephine Harron Park (named for our co-founder) in Margate, New Jersey. She is six stories high and is listed on the National Park Registry of Historical Landmarks. Our park is fenced and contained, making child supervision easy. Picnic tables are also on site for eating out-of-doors.

Children and families are sure to enjoy visiting the only elephant in the world you can walk through and come out alive! We offer convenient hours and of course, Lucy is always available by appointment to be toured by schools & groups. Guided tours through Lucy the Elephant occur every 30 minutes at the top and bottom of the hour. Please note that our last tour begins 30 minutes prior to closing.



  • Activities:
    • Walking
    Amenities:
    • Bathrooms
    • Parking - Street Parking Available
    • Parking Lot(s)/Garage
    Park Type:
    • Historic Area
    Attractions:
    • Amusements / Rides / Games


Contact / Location

Primary Address:
Directions 9200 Atlantic Ave,
Margate City, NJ 08402
Contact:

Our Personal Take...

In 2016, we stopped into the famous seaside landmark. We took the small tour, watched a few videos, and truly enjoyed every moment and every inch of this fun Jersey Shore attraction.



Things to See & Do

Guided tours through Lucy the Elephant occur every 30 minutes at the top and bottom of the hour -We have friendly, trained volunteers and staff to assist you during your visit. On the tour,you will learn aboutLucy's unique architecture and history, and you will get to climb a spiral staircase through her insides all the way up to the howdah on her back, providing a spectacular 360 view of the surrounding shore area.


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