Lucy the Elephant

9200 Atlantic Avenue
Margate City, NJ 08402

(609) 823-6473


Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1882 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, two miles (3.2 km) south of Atlantic City, in an effort to sell real estate and attract tourism.

Place Information

  • Place Category


  • Place Cost Under $10
    Adults $7, Children <12 $4, Children <2 Free.
  • Place Hours
    Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Monday 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Tuesday 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Wednesday 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Thursday 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Friday 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Lucy the Elephant: From the Parents


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