Atlantic City museum, pier meant to attract more tourism

    Atlantic City hopes an effort to bring in the new and celebrate the old will attract more visitors. The Atlantic City Historical Museum is open again after closing for five months during renovations of the Garden Pier.

    As the Shore town works to expand its appeal beyond gamblers, the pier’s $2 million renovation project is one of the elements officials hope will drive traffic to the city’s non-casino establishments, as the Press of Atlantic City reports.

    With the pier operational once more, the more than 20-year-old museum hopes foot traffic will pick up.

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