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The Historic Village at Allaire Research Library and Archives

What we Offer:

We can help you with your research needs. The Allaire Village Archives and Library contains collections about Allaire Village, known as the Howell Iron Works when it was a functional iron-making town, Allaire State Park, Monmouth County, and New Jersey. Located in the scenic Historic Village at Allaire we provide a fun opportunity to get closer to local history

Colorful Book Spines
Colourful Pile of Old Books
Piles of Books

Get familiar with our current holdings before you make your research appointment. 

Make a research appointment today! Hours are available below.

Explore our Archives online in curatored vitural exhibits.


Open to the Public!

This is the first time in thirty years that the Allaire Village library is taking appointments again. We hope with all the new technology and resources now available to use we can better our understanding of Allaire history and improve our historical interpretation.

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Are you interesting in family history? We can help you with your research questions.  If we don't have the documents you are looking for we can direct you to local and county libraries that do.


With a variety of historic buildings that still stand on their original foundations, the museum portrays early 19th-century industrial community life, complete with interactive displays, hands-on-activities, and costumed period interpreters in 13 historic homes, craft shops, a chapel, a store, a bakery, exhibit halls, and other buildings.

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January to March: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm

April to November: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm 

December: Tuesday through Thursday 9am to 4pm 


4263 Atlantic Ave, Visitor Center Green Door

Farmingdale, NJ 02772 

(732) 919-3500 ext 17

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