The Atlantic City Experience encompasses the best historical and cultural resources of Atlantic City. From diving horses to dancing girls, from the Boardwalk to the Northside, from casinos to churches, from Prohibition to the present, Atlantic City, New Jersey is a unique American city with a rich history.
The Atlantic City Experience begins with the extensive resources contained in the Alfred M. Heston Collection of the Atlantic City Free Public Library. This collection contains books, photographs, postcards, audio, video, digital files and memorabilia pertaining to the history of Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Experience continues as The Atlantic City Free Public Library envisions a world-class museum and educational attraction to share Atlantic City's history and culture.
The Atlantic City Experience website highlights many of the historical resources available and showcases them through online exhibits. Please check back frequently, as the site will expand to include other themes and historical interests. We hope you enjoy your Atlantic City Experience on our site.