We are located in Ocean County New Jersey — the perfect day trip from any point within the tri-state area. Spend an afternoon learning about the architecture, art and history of John F. Peto and Island Heights, closely located to New York, Philadelphia and the Jersey Shore beaches. Contact us directly to schedule school groups and private tours.

NOTICE:  In an effort to comply with the CDC directive for social distancing, we are now open to Members only and will reopen to the public on September 12th.


COVID19 NOTICE:  In an effort to comply with the CDC directive for social distancing, the Museum is currently open to Members Only, by appointment.  We will reopen to the public on September 12th with 24 hour advanced reservations.  

To become a member, please visit our Membership Page for more information.


Saturday and Sunday Tours: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance here by HERE

Covid19 Restrictions based on CDC Guidelines:

Reservations to be made at least 24 hours before scheduled time.
Call 732 929-4949 when you arrive at The Museum.

*Masks must be worn at all times inside The Museum
*Hand Sanitizer will be available at the door
*Limit to 4 people at a time in The Museum (in addition to the Docent and Greeter)
*Social Distancing enforced within The Museum areas
*No Bathroom
*No Video
*Library Passes: please contact The Museum for status
*Door will be locked when giving tour


When restrictions are lifted: general operating tours will be held on

Saturdays & Sundays: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mondays – Fridays: By appointment for groups and general public tours.

Check the website for changes due to Covid19 updates, holidays and weather.

Monday through Friday, call 732-929-4949 for appointments for groups.



Adults: $10 | Seniors (62+) and Students: $8 | Children 12 and Under & Members: FREE

Special exhibitions are free with general admission.



Phone: 732.929.4949 | Email: info@petomuseum.org



102 Cedar Ave Island Heights, NJ 08732 in Ocean County.