Historic Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City

Historic Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City

Boardwalk Hall, formally known as the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall, is an arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It was Atlantic City's primary convention center until the opening of the Atlantic City Convention Center in 1997.

Boardwalk Hall contains the world's largest musical instrument, a pipe organ of over 33,000 pipes, 8 chambers, its console the world's largest of 7 manuals and over 1000 stop keys, and one of two actual 64'stops. Also included in this organ are pipes which are on 100 inches of pressure, the Grand Ophicleide being the loudest and also most famous.

It was declared a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 1987. The venue seats 10,500 people for ice hockey, and at maximum capacity can accommodate 14,770 for concerts.
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Sight Name: Historic Boardwalk Hall
Sight Location: Atlantic City, USA (See walking tours in Atlantic City)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Create Your Own Walk in Atlantic City

Create Your Own Walk in Atlantic City

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Boardwalk Walk

Boardwalk Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Top Religious Sites

Top Religious Sites

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Cultural Venues

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles