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Museums on Long Island, NY

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:20 PM EST with 236 listings
Museums on Long Island, NY

Museums - Comprehensive List (204 listings total)

African-American Museum

Explore the rich history of the African-American culture on Long Island and throughout the country.
110 North Franklin St., Hempstead NY 11550 Tel 516-572-0730
Website: africantic.com

Air-Space Complex

Garden City NY 11530 at Mitchell Field, Tel 516-222-1191

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Learn about the environment with over 640 acres of greenlands. Children's admission is only $3.50.
228 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, Tel 718-229-4000
Website: alleypond.com

Amagansett Historical Society

Windmill Lane, Amagansett NY 11930 Tel 631-267-3020

Amelia Cottage Museum

Built in 1725 and moved to its present site in 1794, the museum displays furnishings form many periods of history, but especially a fine collection of Dominy furniture.
Montauk Hwy., Amagansett NY 11930 Windmill Lane, Tel 631-267-6835

American Airpower Museum

Colletion of historic WWII aircraft.
1300 New Hwy., Farmingdale NY 11735 Tel 631-293-6398

American Guitar Museum

1810 New Hyde Park Rd., New Hyde Park NY 11040 Tel 516-488-5000
E-mail: agm@americanguitarmuseum.com; Website: americanguitarmuseum.com

American Merchant Marine Museum

Located in a Gold Coast estate & boasting paintings, ship models, maritime artifacts & the National Maritime Hall of Fame.
Kings Point NY 11024 Tel 516-773-5515

Ann Currie-Bell House

Has period rooms with antique dolls, toys and costumes.
Southold NY Main Road & Maple Lane, Tel 631-765-5500

Annie Cooper Boyd House

This 1700s house has paintings by artist Annie Cooper Boyd; summer exhibition. It houses the Sag Harbor Historical Society and a research library.
174 Main St., Sag Harbor NY 11963 P.O. Box 1709, Sag Harbor, Tel 631-725-5092
E-mail: SagHarborHist@aol.com; Website: sagharborhistoricalsociety.org

Archaeological Institute of America - L.I. Society

16 Dorchester, Manhasset NY 11030 Tel 516-627-4694

Baldwin Historical Museum

This building is home to the Baldwin Historical Society & a museum of pictures, artifacts & memorabilia from years gone by in Baldwin.
1980 Grand Ave., Baldwin NY 11510 Tel 516-223-6900

Bay Shore Historical Society

The Gibson-Mack-Holt House, headquarters of the Bay Shore Historical Society, is one of Bay Shore's oldest homes.
Maple Ave., Bay Shore NY 11706 Tel 631-665-4637

Bayard Cutting Arboretum

690-acre preserve, started in 1887 by Bayard Cutting, includes nature wals and flower displays; mansion-museum contains Indian art crafts and display of stuffed birds, there is food service, hiking trails and guided tours (available by reservation)
Montauk Hwy., Oakdale NY 11769 Tel 631-581-1002

Bayport Aerodrome Society Museum

The Bayport Aerodrome Society is a membership organizaion formed in 1972 for the primary purpose of preserving the style and tradition of aviation in the early 20th century.
Cartwright Loop, Bayport NY 11705 Off Church Street, Tel 631-541-1198
Tel: 631-732-6509

Bayville Historical Museum

Occupying the north wing of the Bayville Village Hall complex, this museum has been dedicated to the people of Bayville & ventures to preserve the heritage of the area, maintaining collections of clothing, tools, papers, etc. from times gone by in Bayville. The museum is run by the Incorporated Village of Bayville & admission is free of charge.
34 School St., Bayville NY 11709 Tel 516-628-1439
Tel: 516-628-1720

Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum Complex

A visit ot the museum complex offers exhibits on sea captains, ship building, whaling, market gunning, decoys, Elmer Sperry inventions and everyday life in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
31 Bellport Lane, Bellport NY 11713 Tel 631-286-0888

Big Duck, The

Long Island's landmark & a designated historic site & living museum, you may see it on Long Island postcards. It is a building that is a .....big duck! restored to its original 1930's condition & offering 'duckbilia'.
Route 24, Flanders NY 11901 Tel 631-852-8292

Blydenburgh-Weld House

Free guided tours of the grounds are held every Saturday at 1pm, including the house, gristmill, carriage house, and miller's house.
102 New Mill Rd., Smithtown NY Blydenburgh County Park, Tel 631-360-0753
Tel: 631-854-4949

Bridgehampton Historical Society

The Corwith House Museum, c. 1830, with 1870's additions, offers furnished period rooms, special exhibitions. Features local history reference library, photo archive & costume and toy collections.
2368 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton NY 11932 Tel 631-537-1088
Fax: 631-537-4225; E-mail: bhhs@hamptons.com
Website: hamptons.com

Bridgehampton Museum

Main St., Bridgehampton NY 11932 Tel 516-537-1008

Brookhaven Lab Science Museum

Focusing on the physical sciences, the museum is opened to scouts, entrichment programs, science clubs & camps during school vacations.
William Floyd Pkwy., Brookhaven NY 11545 Tel 631-344-4495
E-mail: rfernow@bnl.gov; Website: bnl.gov

Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Museum

William Floyd Pkwy., Brookhaven NY 11973 Tel 631-344-4495

Brookhaven Volunteer Firefighters Museum

Restored 1889 Center Moriches firehouse with two floors of memorabilia
Middle Country Rd., Ridge NY 11961 Fireman's Memorial Park, Tel 631-924-8114
Website: brookhavenfiremuseum.org

Caleb Smith House

Originally built in 1819, the House now serves as a headquarters for the Smithtown Historical Society and a repository for documents and books relating to the history of Smithtown. The house is filled with 17th and 18th century furniture, paintings and documents.
Rt. 25A, Smithtown NY 11787 Tel 631-265-6768

Cedarmere

Bryant Ave., Roslyn NY 11576 Tel 516-572-8130

Chelsea Center

Open all year except March, donations accepted.
34 Muttontown Lane, East Norwich NY 11732 Tel 516-571-8550

Children's Maritime Museum

101 E Broadway., Port Jefferson NY 11777 Tel 631-331-3277
E-mail: info@childrensmaritimemuseum.org

Children's Museum of the East End

Children museum a magical and intresting fun place for young people. Lots of indoor activities, workshops, performances and special events.
376 Sag Harbor Tpk., Bridgehampton NY 11932 Tel 631-537-8250
Fax: 631-537-2413; Website: cmee.org

Clark Garden

A 12 acre living museum. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for children, and members free.
193 I.U. Willets Rd., Albertson NY 11507 Tel 516-621-7568

Cold Spring Harbor Firehouse Museum

This is a Fire house museum located in Cold Spring Harbor
84 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 Tel 631-367-0400

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Established in 1883 by New York State, the hatchery is open year-round, fees are $6 for Adults, $4 ages 3-12 and over 65. Visit trout ponds, which hatch trout for NY State ponds and lakes and aquarium exhibits featuring the largest living collection of New York State freshwater reptiles, fish and amphibians.
1660 Rt. 25A, Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 PO Box 535, Tel 516-692-6768
Fax: 516-692-6769; E-mail: info@cshfha.org
Website: cshfha.org

Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum

A wonderful hands-on museum with family activities, programs and a whale jaw bone that would excite any age child.
301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 PO Box 25, Tel 631-367-3418
Fax: 631-692-7037; E-mail: info@cshwhalingmuseum.org
Website: cshwhalingmuseum.org

Collector's Cars Museum

Freeport NY 56 West Marrick Rd., Tel 516-378-6666

Community Museum at West Islip

90 Higbie Lane, Wading River NY 11792 Tel 516-661-4779

Conklin Farmhouse

The oldest house in Huntington and reflects life and decor in the colonial, federal and victorian periods.
2 High St., Huntington NY 11743 Tel 631-427-7045
Fax: 631-427-7056; Website: huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org

Corwith House

Historic 1820s home that contains exhibits of colonial, empire and Victorian furniture. Operated by the Bridgehampton Historical Society.
Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton NY 11932 PO Box 977, Tel 631-283-0527

Corwith Windmill

Built in Sag Harbor in 1800 and moved in 1813. The restored mill is an example of utilitarian wood age architecture
Water Mill NY 11976 Mill Pond Rd., Tel 631-726-5984

Council on the Arts

Long Beach NY 11561 P.O. Box 862, Tel 516-432-4078
Website: longbeachartleague.com

Cradle of Aviation Museum

Two 1932 hangars at the former Mitchel Air Force Base fly you back through LI's aerospace history including spacecraft as well as aircraft! A world-class air/space museum is slated for the future of this museum.
1 Davis Ave., Garden City NY 11599 Mitchel Field,, Tel 516-572-4111
Fax: 516-572-4065; Website: cradleofaviation.org

Custer Institute

Small astronomy museum with exhibits and artifacts. Sat. evening stargazing (weather permitting) with telescopes. Occasional classic films, concerts, art exhibits, lectures and planetarium shows featuring StarLab, a portable planetarium
Main Bayview Rd., Southhold NY South of Route 25, Tel 631-765-2626
Website: custerobservatory.org

Custom House

In 1789, Sag Harbor was the first U.S. port of entry. Museum is in the home of the port's first U.S. customs master.
161 Main St., Sag Harbor NY 11724 and Garden St., Tel 631-692-4664
E-mail: staff@splia.org; Website: splia.org

Cutchogue Green Historic Buildings

This complex includes The Old House, the 1740 Wickham House, the 1840 Schoolhouse Museum, the former Independent Congregational Church, and a pre-Civil War carriage house.
Main Rd., Cutchogue NY 11935 Tel 631-734-7122
Fax: 631-224-5616

David Conklin Farm House Museum

Farm house constructed circa 1750. Suggested donation of $2.50.
2 High St., Huntington NY 11743 corner of New York Ave.,

Deep Hollow Guest & Cattle Ranch at Third House

Built in Montauk, The 1747 house was rebuilt in the 1800s and became a restaurant in the 1950s. The house was used by Teddy Roosevelt while his troops recuperated after the Spanish-American War in 1898. View an exhibit on the war.
Montauk NY 11954 Theodore Roosevelt County Park, Tel 631-852-7878

Deepwells Farm

Designed in 1845, Deepwells served as a summer house for William Gaynor, Mayor of New York in early 20th century. Click Here For Park Information
Saint James NY Tel 631-854-4970

Dodge House, The

18th-Century farmhouse is now filled with a centuries-old collection of Dodge family treasures and trivia-furniture, documents, china, wrought ironware, memorabilia.
58 Harbor Rd., Port Washington NY 11050 Tel 516-767-3970

Dolan DNA Learning Center, The

The DNA Learning Center (DNALC) is the world's first science center devoted entirely to public genetics education and is an operating unit of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. location
Cold Spring Harbor NY Tel 516-367-5170
Fax: 516-367-5182; E-mail: dnalc@cshl.org
Website: vector.cshl.org

East End Seaport Maritime Museum

The museum's lighthouse exhibit features two rare lighthouse lenses from Little Gull and Plum Island. Other artifacts include ship models and tools, memorabilia form the 1930s America's Cup yacht.
Third St, Greenport NY 11944 Tel 631-477-2100
E-mail: eseaport@verizon.net; Website: eastendseaport.org

East Hampton Historical Society - Clinton Academy

The Academy was constructed in 1784. This late Georgian style building was restored in 1921 by Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo E. Woodhouse. Visitors can enjoy the wild flower garden behind the property installed by the Garden Club of East Hampton.
151 Main St., East Hampton NY Tel 631-324-6850
Website: easthamptonhistory.org

East Hampton Historical Society - Marine Museum

The Marine Museum tells the unique story of Long Island's East End community and its relationship with sea through artifacts, photographs, models and displays.
101 Main St., East Hampton NY Tel 631-324-6850
Website: easthamptonhistory.org

East Hampton Historical Society - Osborn Jackson House

The Osborn-Jackson House, named for its first and last owners was lived in by six generations of Osborns until the late 1960's.
101 Main St., East Hampton NY Tel 631-324-6850
Website: easthamptonhistory.org

East Hampton Historical Society - Town House

Unique among Long Island buildings, the Town House is the only existing town government meeting place to survive from the Colonial period on Long Island.
149 Main St., East Hampton NY Tel 631-324-6850
Website: easthamptonhistory.org

East Hampton Historical Society Inc - Mulford Farm Museum

Considered one of America's most significant, intact English Colonial farmsteads.
10 James Lane, East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-6869
Website: easthamptonhistory.org

East Hampton Town Marine Museum

Located on 35 acres overlooking the sea, this museum displays, in interpretive exhibits, artifacts and descriptions of the traditions and working life of local fishermen.
Atlantic Ave., Amagansett NY 11930 & Bluff Rd., Tel 631-267-6544

East Rockaway Grist Mill Museum

East Rockaway NY 11518 Woods & Atlantic Ave, Tel 516-887-6300

Eaton's Neck Coast Guard Station and Lighthouse

By appointment only. There is a guided tour of this 200-year-old lighthouse.
Lighthouse Rd., Asharoken NY 11768 Tel 631-261-6959
Website: longislandlighthouses.com

Edward's Homestead

Built in 1785, this is the second home built in Sayville. Open first and third Sunday of month October-June. No fee.
39 Edwards St., Sayville NY 11782 Tel 631-563-0186

Environmental Centers of Setauket - Smithtown, Inc.

62 Eckernkamp Dr., Smithtown NY 11787 Tel 516-979-6344

Ephemera Preservation (Museum of Obsolete Technology)

East Islip NY 11730 PO Box 333, Tel 631-277-0009

Epnetus Smith Tavern

The West Wing of this building dates back to 1690. Moved three times form its original site, the building accommodated British troops during the Revolution and, in more recent times, the Smithtown Library.
211 East Middle Country Rd., Smithtown NY 11787 Tel 631-265-6788

Fine Arts Museum of Long Island -FAMLI

A nice collection of contemporary & primitive art plus exhibits.
295 Fulton Ave., Hempstead NY 11550 Tel 516-481-5700

Fire Island Lighthouse

Guided tour available, by reservation only. Visitor Center, mile long boardwalk to Great South Bay & Atlantic Ocean. At the Western end of Fire Island National Seashore
Robert Moses Causeway, Bay Shore NY Tel 631-661-4876
Website: fireislandlighthouse.com

Firehouse Gallery

Painting, sculpture, prints, drawing, photography & craft exhibits. Admission free. The gallery also sponsors art competitions.
Meadowbrook Pkwy., Garden City NY 11599 Nassau Community College,, Tel 516-572-7165
Fax: 516-572-7302

Freeport Historical Society Museum

Local history of Freeport & surrounding areas including shipwrecks along the nearby coast & vaudeville era exhibits!
350 South Main St., Freeport NY 11520 Tel 516-623-9632

Gallery, The

Hours: 11-5 p.m., Sat/Sun, January 1 to April 30, 11-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun., May 1 to Oct. 31, 11-5 p.m., Fri/Sat/Sun, Nov. 1 to Dec. 31 Fee: FREE. The Gallery offers exhibitions on Long Island history and cultural heritage. The museum shop features books and materials pertaining to Long Island's local and regional history.
Main St., Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 at Shore Rd., Tel 631-692-4664
E-mail: splia@aol.com; Website: splia.org

Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

The museum focuses on the geology, archaeology & native heritage. Adults $1, Children $.50. Operated by Nassau County Dept of Recreation & Parks.
50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove NY 11542 Tel 516-571-8010
Website: garviespointmuseum.com

Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art and Science

This one-room museum & ancillary classroom space is bursting with puzzles, colorful geometric sculptures & math games. The "Math Museum's" message is that math is fun in the Herricks Community Center, Rm. 202
999 Herricks Rd., New Hyde Park NY 11040-1302 Tel 516-747-0777
Fax: 516-747-7089; E-mail: info@mathmuseum.org
Website: mathmuseum.org

Greenlawn - Centerport Historical Association Museum

Housed in the Harborfields Public Library, this museum's office and research center offers a growing collection of photographs, documents, geneaolgical information and objects.
31 Broadway, Greenlawn NY 11746 Tel 631-754-1180

Gregory Museum - Long Island Earth Science Center

Home to the largest mineral collection on LI. Shells, gems, rocks plus the Old Court House Jail & historic exhibits. Suggested donations: Adult: $3, Children: $1.50, Members: free
1 Heitz Pl., Hicksville NY 11801 Tel 516-822-7505
Fax: 516-822-3227; E-mail: gregorymuseum@earthlink.net
Website: gregorymuseum.org

Grumman Memorial Park

Grumman Memorial Park is a volunteer effort paying tribute to the incredible advances in aviation and aerospace that took place on Long Island, thanks to the teamwork of the employees of Grumman Corporation.
71 Edwards Ave., Calverton NY
Website: grummanpark.org

Guild Hall of East Hampton/ John Drew Theater

Guild Hall is an art museum with a permanent collection of paintings, sculpture and works on paper by artists associated with the region.
158 Main St., East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-0806
Box Office: 631-324-4050; Fax: 631-324-2722
E-mail: info@guildhall.org; Website: guildhall.org

Hallockville Museum Farm and Folklife Center

A cultural institution dedicated to preserving, understanding and celebrating eastern Long Island's history, oral history and cultural heritage relating to traditional occupations (such as farming and fishing) and to traditional community folk arts and folklore.
6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-298-5292
Fax: 631-298-0144; E-mail: hallockv@optonline.net
Website: hallockville.com

Halsey Homestead Museum

South Main St., Southampton NY Tel 631-283-3527

Halsey House

South Main St., Southampton NY 11968 Tel 631-283-2494

Havens Estate

Built in early 1750s with 1885 additions. Museum has collection of Indian artifacts, early tools, cabin door, telescope and bell from several shipwrecks. No fee.
Center Moriches NY 11934 Terrell's River County Park, Tel 631-878-1591

Heckscher Museum of Art

The New York Times calls Heckscher "one of the primary small museums in the country with an international reputation."
$6 Huntington resident adult. $8 adult non-resident. Discounts for students and seniors
2 Prime Ave., Huntington Village NY 11743 Tel 631-351-3250
Fax: 631-423-2145; E-mail: info@heckscher.org
Website: heckscher.org

Henry Lloyd Manor House

This 1711 manor house was built by Henry Lloyd and was occupied by the Bristish during the Revolutionary War. It is now maintained by the Lloyd Harbor Historical Society.
41 Lloyd Harbor Rd., Lloyd Habor NY 11743 Tel 631-424-6110

Hicksville Gregory Museum

Original Hicksville Town hall, features specimen from late Jurassic age, extensive fossil, mineral and butterfly collections
1 Heitz Pl., Hicksville NY 11801 Tel 516-822-7505

Hillwood Art Museum at Long Island University, CW Post Campus

Wide range of exhibitions, special events, lectures & guided tours available. Accredited by the American Association of Museums. Admission & parking free.
720 Rt. 25A, Brookville NY 11548 Tel 516-299-4073

Hofstra Museum at Hofstra University

Includes: Emily Lowe Gallery, David Filderman Gallery, Rochelle & Irwin A. Lowenfeld Conference & Exhibition Hall & the outdoor sculpture on North & South campus areas. Admission free.
Hempstead NY 11550 112 Hofstra University, Tel 516-463-5672

Holocaust Memorial & Educational Center of Nassau County

Also offers lectures, seminars & special events. Admission: free.
100 Crescent Beach Dr., Glen Cove NY 11542 Tel 516-571-8040
Fax: 516-571-8041

Home Sweet Home Museum

This 18th century saltbox house may have inspired John Howard Payne's lyrics to the song "Home Sweet Home." Guided tours. View antique furniture, lusterware, other ceramics.
14 James Lane, East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-0713
Website: easthampton.com

Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum

The lighthouse was built in 1857 & is one of Southold's 7 existing lighthouses with the tower standing on Cliff Lot, part of Barnabas Horton's original 1640 land grant. The Nautical Museum displays a collection of sea-chests, maps, photos, scrimshaw, baymen's tools & other marine artifacts from the Southold area. Suggested donation: adults: $2, children: free. Public bbq grills available.
Lighthouse Rd., Southold NY 11971 PO Box 1, Tel 631-765-5500
Website: longislandlighthouses.com

Huntington Arsenal

A fully restored arsenal building from the Colonial period. Guided tour available.
425 Park Ave., Huntington NY 11743 Tel 631-351-3244

Huntington Schools Heritage Museum

Woodhull Admissions Building
Woodhull Rd., Huntington NY Tel 516-368-0948
Tel: 516-673-2054

Huntington Sewing and Trade School

Built in 1905, this building now serves as the main office & library for the Huntington Historical Society.
209 Main St., Huntington NY 11743 Tel 631-427-7045

Islip Art Museum

The Islip Art Museum is the leading exhibition space for contemporary art on Long Island. Changing exhibits focus on themes and concerns of the current art world.
50 Irish Lane, East Islip NY 11730 Tel 631-224-5402
Fax: 631-224-5440; E-mail: Islipartmuseum@hotmail.com
Website: islipartmuseum.org

Islip Arts Council

Islip NY 11751 P.O. Box 85,

Jail House Museum

Built in 1916, two-room jail has police memorabilia from America and Europe.
Division St., Sag Harbor NY South of Bay Street, Tel 631-725-5092
E-mail: SagHarborHist@aol.com; Website: sagharborhistoricalsociety.org

Joseph Lloyd Manor House

The house is furnished to the 1793 inventory of John Lloyd II. Lloyd Manor was the home of Jupiter Hammon, a slave who became the first published black poet.
Lloyd Lane, Lloyd Habor NY 11743 at Lloyd Harbor Road, Tel 631-692-4664
E-mail: staff@splia.org; Website: splia.org

Kissam House

A home built in 1795 that houses antiques & collectibles, most of which are for sale. Admission: $2.50, seniors $2, children $1.
434 Park Ave., Huntington NY 11743

L.I. Cultural History Laboratory and Museum

Stony Brook NY 11790 P.O. Box Drawer AR, Tel 516-929-8725

Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Museum

Contains a collection of period postcards, maps, Long Island Indian artifacts and local family memorabilia form the Lake Ronkonkoma area. Offers the visitor a glimpse of the changing scenes.
328 Hawkins Ave., Lake Ronkonkoma NY 11779 Tel 631-467-3152

Lauder Museum

The Museum, once the Bank of Amityville, serves as the attractive home for memorabilia of Amityville's past. Here this material is collected, preserved & exhibited.
170 Broadway, Amityville NY 11701 At Ireland Place, Tel 631-598-1486

Long Beach Museum

226 West Penn St., Long Beach NY 11561 PO Box 286, Tel 516-432-1192

Long Island Aero Museum

A small museum dedicated to the development of the airplane industry.
Avenue B, Westhampton Beach NY 11978 Gabreski Airport, Tel 631-288-3600

Long Island Chess Museum

Maintained by Sarisohn Family in New York, this museum presents the largest collection in the United States with 673 sets displayed in their Long Island home.
Commack NY 11724 PO Box 166, Tel 631-543-1330
E-mail: Lichess@aol.com; Website: longislandchessmuseum.org

Long Island Children's Museum

This museum is fun for kids of all ages. They have many family-friendly activities throughout the year. Filled with hands-on exhibits. Admission: $8, members & children under 1 are free.
11 Davis Ave., Garden City NY 11599 Tel 516-224-5800
Tel: 516-224-5871; E-mail: info@licm.org
Website: licm.org

Long Island Maritime Museum Boat Burning

Preserving Long Island's rich maritime history & heritage.
86 West Ave., West Sayville NY 11796 P.O.Box 184, Tel 631-447-8679
E-mail: limaritime@verizon.net; Website: limaritime.org

Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages

This museum began in 1939 as the Suffolk Museum. From the 1950s to the 1980s, several historic buildings were moved to the property and the art, history and carriage museums were opened.
1200 Rt. 25A, Stony Brook NY 11790 Tel 631-751-0066
Fax: 631-751-0353; E-mail: mail@longislandmuseum.org
Website: longislandmuseum.org

Long Island Museum of Science & Technology

How to Visit.
1 Davis Ave., Garden City NY 11530 Tel 516-390-5174
E-mail: bparris@limsat.org; Website: limsat.org

Long Island Republic Airport Historical Society

7150 Republic Airport, East Farmingdale NY 11735 Terminal Bldg, Tel 516-752-7707

Long Island Science Center

Hands-on science and technology museum with interactive exhibits
11 West Main St., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-208-8000
Fax: 631-208-8304; Website: lisciencecenter.org

Long Island Surfing Museum

50 East Main St., Babylon Village NY 11702 Tel 631-661-1526
Tel: 800-698-7873; Website: bungersurf.com

LongHouse Reserve

Through its gallery, arboretum, sculpture gardens, and programs, LongHouse brings together art and nature, aesthetics and spirit, with a strong conviction that the arts are central to living wholly and creatively.
133 Hands Creek Rd., East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-329-3568
Fax: 631-329-4299; E-mail: info@longhouse.org
Website: longhouse.org

Mail Order House

Also called Eastville Heritage House, the 1-story restored Sears-Roebuck Mail Order House has letters, journals, photos, furniture and other items since the 1800s. Exhibits rotate twice a year. operated by the Eastville Community Historical Society.
139 Hampton St, Sag Harbor NY Tel 631-725-4711

Manhanset Chapel Museum

An 1890 Gothic chapel is from the Manhanset House hotel. It features the exhibit "People of the Dancing Meadow" and hands-on children's activities.
24 North Ferry Rd., Shelter Island NY 11964 Route 114, Tel 631-749-0025
E-mail: sihissoc@optonline.net; Website: shelterislandhistsoc.org

Manor of St. George

Granted to Colonel W. Smith in 1653, estate today contains documents, furniture and portraits dating to the colonial era
Neighborhood Rd., Shirley NY 11967 & William Floyd Pkwy, Tel 631-281-5034

Manorville Historical Society

The museum, housed in a former two-room schoolhouse, contains local historical items
50 North St., Manorville NY 11949 Tel 631-878-1579

Mather House Museum

The 19th-century home of shipbuilder John Mather & his father, John Richard Mather. Museum permanent exhibits include the harbor's early shipbuilding industry with displays of shipbuilding tools, models and photographs of early harbor activities. Donation: Adults:$2, Children under 12:free
115 Prospect St., Port Jefferson Station NY 11777 Tel 631-473-2665
Tel: 631-928-6287

Meadowcroft

San Soucci Lakes County Nature Preserve: This 1891 estate is the former summer home of John Ellis Roosevelt, Teddy Roosevelt's first cousin. Tours of the main house & grounds are conducted by the Bayport Heritage Assn. On Sundays at 1pm & 3pm from late June-mid October.
Middle Rd., Bayport NY 11705 Tel 631-472-4625

Miller Place Historical Museum

The oldest section of this colonial saltbox house dates back to 1720 and was originally built by William Miller. A display features Civil War medical instruments.
75 North Country Rd., Miller Place NY 11764 PO Box 651, Tel 631-476-5742
Website: mpmshistoricalsociety.org

Miss Amelia Cottage Museum

Famous 1725 cottage house, contains collections of furniture made by the Dominy family.
129 Main St., Amagansett NY 11930 At Windmill Lane, Tel 631-267-3020

Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum

George Washington ordered the construction of this famous first lighthouse in New York state standing on a bluff & marking the easternmost point of LI. Montauk Historical Society maintains this lighthouse while the US Coast Guard operates the light & foghorn. $6, seniors $3.50, children $2.50. Gift shop. Click here for directions & here for location.
2000 Montauk Hwy., Montauk NY 11954 Turtle Hill, Tel 631-668-2544
Fax: 631-668-2546; E-mail: keeper@montauklighthouse.com
Website: montauklighthouse.com

Moriches Bay Historical Society

Maintains 1750 Havens Estate, includind main house built in early 1750s with 1885 additions. Museum houses a collection of Indian artifacts, early tools and more.
Montauk Hwy., Center Moriches NY 11934 Tel 631-878-1776

Museum in the Park

Admission is one quarter. Open May-October.
Hempstead Tpk., East Meadow NY 11554 Eisenhower Park, Tel 516-542-4517

Museum of Childhood

8 Broad St., Greenport NY 11944 Tel 516-632-8230

Museum of Long Island Natural Sciences

State University of Stony Brook Collections and exhibits of Long Island natural heritage and geology
Stony Brook NY 11790 Tel 631-632-8230

My Jewish Discovery Place Children's Museum

Place where children and adults can learn about Jewish life, history, customs and traditions
74 Hauppage Rd., Commack NY 11725 Tel 631-462-9800
Switchboard: 230

Nassau County Firefighters Museum

The Firefighters Museum is a great place for people of all ages to learn about fire safety, what to do in an emergency, and how to take care of a smoke alarm, among other things. At just $4 for adults and $3.50 for children, seniors, firemen and non-ambulatory visitors it is very affordable to come down and gain invaluable knowledge.
1 Davis Ave., Garden City NY 11530 Group Ticket 516-572-4066
Main Office: 516-572-4177; Website: ncfiremuseum.com

Nassau County Museum of Art

The Museum occupies the elegant neo-Georgian mansion of the Frick country estate. Featuring ten refurbished galleries, the Museum produces four major art exhibitions per year.
1 Museum Dr., Roslyn NY 11576 Route 25A, Tel 516-484-9337
Tel: 516-484-9338; Website: nassaumuseum.com

Nassau County Police Museum

This museum serves as a repository of artifacts collected during the 70+ years of the Nassau County Police Department's service to the public.
1490 Franklin Ave., Mineola NY 11501 Tel 516-573-7620

New York Institute of Technology's Fine Arts Department

Gallery exhibits in sculpture, photography, painting & graphics created by faculty, students & outside artists.
268 Wheatley Rd., Old Westbury NY 11568 Tel 516-686-7542

Northport Historical Museum

This museum features a permanent shipbuilding exhibit as well as displays of objects and memorabilia reflecting life in the Northport area through all periods of history.
215 Main St., Northport Village NY 11768 Tel 631-757-9859
Fax: 631-757-9398; E-mail: info@northporthistorical.org
Website: northporthistorical.org

Obadiah Smith House

The house was constructed in the early 18th century with many 17th century features. Of particular interest is the kitchen with its large fireplace and unusual construction.
853 St. Johnland Rd., Kings Park NY 11754 Tel 631-265-6768

Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Old Bethpage Long Island NY Village Restoration A living history museum portraying the life of Long Island during the mid 1800's Blacksmith, farmhouse, farm animals, authentic homes & all the people who run these make up the 'townspeople'
1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage NY 11804 Tel 516-572-8400
Website: nassaucountyny.gov

Old Grace Church Museum

The oldest church in Massapequa erected in 1844. With it's stained glass windows, offers an excellent example of church architecture of the period.
Cedar Shore Dr., Massapequa NY 11758 Tel 516-799-4676

Old Grist Mill Museum

Once an actual grist mill & currently the oldest standing building in Nassau County, the museum includes the mill, a general store, barber shop, dental office, Indian area & a bay life area. All of the artifacts come from old East Rockaway families. Admission is free.
East Rockaway NY 11518 Woods & Atlantic Avenues, Tel 516-887-6300

Old Halsey Museum

Built by Thomas Halsey circa 1660, it is the oldest house in Southampton; has 17th and 18th century furniture.
249 South Main St., Southampton NY Tel 631-283-2494

Old Hook WindMill

Today in East Hampton, Hook Mill , Pantigo Mill and Gardiners Mill still stand. These mills can be read as testimonials of a native technology.
North Main St., East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-0713
Website: easthampton.com

Old House Society, The

353 Year old Cutchogue home which is the "Oldest English House in the State".
Main Rd., Mattituck NY Tel 631-298-5248

Old School Museum

Behind the Quogue Library, the 1822 schoolhouse has toys, farm equipment and early utensils.
90 Quogue St., Quogue NY Tel 631-653-4224

Old Village Hall Museum

This Museum was the first village-owned seat of government, containing a courtroom, the village clerk's office and a police station.
215 South Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst NY 11757 Tel 631-957-4385

Old Westbury Gardens

Country estate of John Shaffer Phipps . Created in the image of an 18th C. English country estate. The mansion is still furnished. The formal gardens, open lawns & woodlands fill out the property. Guided tours of house & garden available.
71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury NY 11568 Tel 516-333-0048
Website: oldwestburygardens.org

Oyster Bay Historical Society

Headquarted in the historic Earle-Wightman House museum and library, the society has provided tourists, students, scholars, and historians with craft exhibits, lectures, maps, photos, historical and genealogical documents for more than 40 yrs Directions
20 Summit St., Oyster Bay NY 11771 P.O. Box 297, Tel 516-922-5032
Fax: 516-922-6892; E-mail: obhistory@aol.com
Website: members.aol.com

Oysterponds Historical Society Museum

The museum complex of the Oysterponds Historical Society consists of the Village House, a 19th centruy-furnished boarding house; the Hallock Building, has a research library and archives; Old Point Schoolhouse offers chaning exhibits and an annual summer exhibition; Webb House, an 18th century house moved from Green-port, has period rooms.
Village Lane, Orient NY 11957 Tel 631-323-2480

Pagan-Fletcher Restoration

Former home od Scottish immigrant Robert Pagan, exhibits the typical Victoriam era parlor and kitchen, bedroom and bathroom plus changing displays related to local history
143 Hendrickson Ave., Valley Stream NY Tel 516-872-4159

Parish Art Museum

Museum offers workshops, children's art classes, sculpture gardens, concerts, films, lectures, and changing exhibits: featuring expressionism, realism, Impressionism, and much more.
25 Job's Lane, Southampton NY 11968 Tel 631-283-2118
Fax: 631-283-7006; Website: parrishart.org

Pelletreau Silversmith Shop

The 18th century shop is restored to the period of Southampton's famous silversmith, Elias Pelletreau, who worked here from 1750 to 1810. See a forge, tools and Pelletreau creations.
78 Main St., Southampton NY 11968 Tel 631-283-2494

Pharaoh Site and Third House Museum

Artifacts left behind by the native Montauks are on display in the museum along with a collection of aboriginal tools. An educational display on archaeological techniques is on display.
Montauk Hwy., Montauk NY 11954 Tel 631-852-7878
Tel: 631-854-4949

Phillips House Museum

The Phillips House is one of the Victorian homes surviving from an era when influential, well-to-do sea captains lived in Rockville Centre. Guided tour by appointment.
28 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre NY 11570 Tel 516-678-9201

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

A Tudor style mansion from LI's Gold Coast era of the 1920's.
Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay Cove NY 11771 Tel 516-922-9200
E-mail: coehall@plantingfields.com; Website: plantingfields.com

Polish Immigrant Museum

Lincoln St., Riverhead NY Tel 631-369-1616

Polish-American Museum

The Polish-American Museum features exhibits on Poles and Polish Americans who have made valuable contributions to medicine, education, science, arts and political thought.
16 Bellview Ave., Port Washington NY 11050 Tel 516-883-6542
Fax: 516-767-1936; Website: lieye.com

Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center

This was the home and studio of abstract expressionist painters Jackson Pollock and his wife, Lee Krasner. Exhibits, summer lectures and an art-reference library.
830 Fireplace Rd., East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-4929
Fax: 631-324-8768; Website: pkhouse.org

Prince Building

Houses gift shop, library, archives and offices.

Queens County Farm Museum

73 Little Neck Pkwy., Queens,

Railroad Museum of Long Island/ Greenport

This site houses the museum's collection of small artifacts, photographs and other bits of railroad history from Long Island.
Railroad Ave., Greenport NY 11901 Tel 631-477-0439
E-mail: info@rmli.org; Website: rmli.org

Railroad Museum of Long Island/ Riverhead

Retired railroad equipment on display outside, including 3 steam locomotives. Ride the 1964-65 World's Fair mini train. Limited handicapped access on cars. Indoor museum features photos, railroad items, gift shop. Group tours by appointment.
416 Griffin Ave., Riverhead Hamlet NY 11944 Tel 631-727-7920
Fax: 631-261-6545; E-mail: info@rmli.org
Website: rmli.org

Raynham Hall Museum

School program, summer programs and a lecture series for adults. On display are furnishings of the Colonial period plus a beautiful Christmas exhibit each December. Add'l Website
20 West Main St., Oyster Bay NY 11771 Tel 516-922-6808
Fax: 516-922-7640; Website: raynhamhallmuseum.org

Robert Hewlett Hawkins House

This nine-room house, built in 1850, is decorated and furnished in Vicotrian style.
Yaphank Ave., Yaphank NY 11980 & Main St., Tel 631-924-3401

Rock Hall Museum

Georgian colonial landmark 1767 house features arts and antiques
199 Broadway, Lawrence NY 11559 Tel 516-239-1157

Roy K. Lester Carriage Museum and Jackson Carriage Barn

A collection of 28 carriages displayed in two large barns, ranging from delicate buggies and elegant formal carriages to full-size replica of a Heavy Concord Stagecoach.
129 Main St., Amagansett NY 11930 At Windmill Lane, Tel 631-267-3020

Sag Harbor Fire Department Museum

Sag Harbor NY 11963 Sage and Church Sts,

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Oyster Bay Long Island NY Teddy Roosevelt's home Tours of house every 1/2 hour from 9:30-4 Admission $5 for people over 17 Also, Visitor Center & Old Orchard Museum
20 Sagamore Hill Drive, Oyster Bay Cove NY 11771 Off Cove Neck Rd., Tel 516-922-4788
General Info: 516-922-4447; E-mail: sahi_information@nps.gov
Website: nps.gov

Sagtikos Manor

Circa 1692. Sagtikos Manor originally stretched from the Great South Bay into the center of the Island at Brentwood. It's 1200 Acres formed a shape which resembled that of a "head of a snake," the Indian term being "Sagtikos." The Manor House will remain as it has been over the past 100 years, as a historic house museum interpreting the rich history of the families that preserved it.
Montauk Hwy., West Bay Shore NY 11706 Tel 631-854-0939

Saint James General Store

516 Moriches Rd., Saint James NY 11780 Tel 631-862-8333

Sands Point Preserve

This 216-acre preserve is a former Gold Coast estate located on Long Island Sound. "Falaise," the beautiful Normandy-style manor house holds the family art and is open for guided tours. Hempstead House has an extensive display of items from the Buten Wedgewood Ceramics collection.
121 Middle Neck Rd., Port Washington NY 11050 Tel 516-571-7900
Website: sandspointpreserve.org

Sands-Willets House

Serves as the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Scoiety's Museum. Featured are rooms and furnishings of the Colonial, Empire and Victorian periods.
336 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington NY 11050 Tel 516-365-9074

Science Museum of Long Island

A science education activity center for children & adults. Add'l Info.
1526 North Plandome Rd., Plandome NY 11030 PO Box 908, Tel 516-627-9400
Fax: 516-365-8927; E-mail: smli@compuserve.com
Website: ourworld.compuserve.com

Sea Cliff Village Museum

Housed in a former Methodist parsonage, the museum focuses on the history of Sea Cliff. Changing exhibits, a permanent display of early Sea Cliff photographs and a Victorian kitchen are included.
95 Sea Cliff NY 11579 Tel 516-671-0080
Tel: 516-671-0090

Seaford Historical Society and Museum

The museum contains many artifacts and memorabilia that reflect the farming and fishing life along the South Shore in the early days of the century.
3890 Waverly, Seaford NY 11783 Tel 516-826-1150

Second House

This 1797 farmhouse was used by early herders; includes 5 rooms decorated in Victorian-style, and herb and rose gardens.
Montauk Hwy., Montauk NY 11954 Tel 631-668-5340

Shelter Island Historical Society

Former home of patriot James Havens, elected to Provincial Congress. House dates to 1743. Barn has farm and fishing artifacts.
16 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island NY 11964 Route 114, Tel 631-749-0025
E-mail: sihissoc@optonline.net; Website: shelterislandhistsoc.org

Sherwood-Jayne House

This 18th century colonial farmstead, features a barn, corn crib, ice house and sheep. The house is decorated with hand-painted floral frescos by an unknown colonial artisan.
55 Old Post Rd., East Setauket NY 11733 Tel 631-692-4664

Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum

Museum depicts 10,000 years of Shinnecock history
100 Montauk Hwy., Southampton NY 11968 Tel 631-287-4923
Fax: 631-287-7153; Website: shinnecock-museum.org

Smithtown Township Arts Council

Cultural organization that runs year-round art gallery with juried shows, children & adult art classes, music & poetry events, craft shows, outdoor concerts.
660 Rt. 25A, Saint James NY 11780 Tel 631-862-6575
E-mail: programs@stacarts.org; Website: stacarts.org

Solder's & Sailor's Building

Built in 1892 is now the office of the Town of Huntington Historian.
225 Main St., Huntington NY 11724 Tel 631-351-3244

South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center

Hours: Daily from 10am-4pm. Entry Fee $5 for Adults, $3 for seniors, students and children under 12. Children under 3 are free. SOFO members are FREE.
377 Bridgehampton Tpk., Sag Harbor NY Tel 631-537-9735
E-mail: sofo@hamptons.com

Southampton Historical Museum

This museum is located in an 1843 Greek Revival-style whaling captain's home and exhibits whaling memorabilia, Shinnecock Indian artifacts, a country store, post office, schoolhouse, a barn and a working blacksmith's shop.
14 Meeting House Lane, Southampton NY 11969 PO Box 303, Tel 631-283-2494

Southold Historical Society

The society owns more than a dozen buildings in Southold, many at Main Street and Maple Lane. Buildings date from 1750 to 1900 and include houses, barns, commercial structures.
54325 Main Rd., Southold NY 11971 P.O. Box 1, Tel 631-765-5500
E-mail: shsdirec@optonline.net; Website: southoldhistoricalsociety.org

Southold Indian Museum

Items from earliest Long Island inhabitants years ago to contemporaries. View handiwork of Eskimos, middle and far western American Indians and native tribes of Central and South America.
1080 Main Bayview Rd., Southold NY 11791 Tel 631-765-5577
E-mail: indianmuseum@aol.com; Website: southoldindianmuseum.org

Stirling Historical Society and Museum

Exhibits on whaling and oyster industries, tools, equipment, whale-oil lamps. Also, antique furniture and items from Lipton Cup sailing races.
319 Main St., Greenport NY 11944 Tel 631-477-3026

Stony Brook Grist Mill

Long Island's most completely equipped working Grist Mill, the Stony Brook Grist Mill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Harbor Rd., Stony Brook NY off Main St., Tel 631-751-2244
Website: wardmelvilleheritage.org

Suffolk County Historical Society

Exhibitions & programs concentrate on the history of Suffolk County & its people. Resources of the museum include research library, archives and education programs.
300 West Main St., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-727-2881
Website: riverheadli.com

Suffolk County Police Museum

Documents the history of the Suffolk County Police Department.
30 Yaphank Ave., Yaphank NY 11980 Tel 631-852-6011

Suffolk County Vietnam Veterans Memorial

at the Bald Hill Scenic Overlook, Rt. 83
Mt. Sinai-Coram Rd., Farmingdale NY 11735 Bald Hill Scenic Overlook,

SUNY Printing Museum

SUNY College of Technology, Hale Hall
Hale Hall, Farmingdale NY 11735 Tel 516-420-2181

Suydam Homestead and Barn Museum

Farm workshop, farm wagons & farm tools are part of this exhibit. Stoneware & creamware from the restoration are also on exhibit. There are guided tours from June to October.
1 Fort Salonga Rd., Centerport NY 11721 Tel 631-754-1180

Swan River Schoolhouse Museum

The Swan River Schoolhouse, built in 1858, was last used as a school in 1936. Shows typical school furniture, the original schoolhouse bell and books used by the student who attended this school.
Roe, East Patchogue NY 11772 Tel 631-475-1700

Tackapausha Museum & Preserve

Interesting selection of Long Island wildlife and their habitats displayed with special presentations focusing on various subjects. Accompanying the museum is a large preserve for splendid nature walks.
Washington Ave., Seaford NY 11783 At Merrick Rd & Sunrise Hwy., Tel 516-571-7443
Website: d-vista.com

Tank Museum

Over 75 tanks.
Love Lane, Mattituck NY 11952 Tel 516-588-0033

Telephone Pioneers Museum

Explore the history of the telephone with interactive displays & antique artifacts.
445 Commack Rd., Commack NY Tel 516-543-1321

Temple Beth Shalom Judaica Museum

401 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights NY 11576 Tel 516-621-2288

Terry-Ketcham Inn

Historic house with barn dating from the 1850's.
81 Main St., Center Moriches NY P.O. Box 26, Tel 631-878-8862
Fax: 631-878-5528; E-mail: kifi2@juno.com

Thomas Moore House

Has 1640-1840 furnishings; a mid-19th century carriage house and blacksmith shop. Schoolhouse, ice house and Treasure Exchange consignment shop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat., mid-May through November.

Thompson House

One of the finest collections of early Long Island furniture, dating to 1750, plus a colonial herb garden. This house is an unusually large saltbox structure.
91 North Country Rd., Setauket NY 11733 Tel 631-692-4664
E-mail: staff@splia.org; Website: splia.org

Townsend Museum

This Lovely Victorian house contains furnishings & documents which tell the stories of the members of the Townsend family.
107 East Main St., Oyster Bay Cove NY 11771 Tel 516-558-7092

Tuthill House Museum

1840 Josiah Tuthill House offers a view of life from 1700s through 1850. Spinning wheels and photos.
107 Mill Rd., Wading River NY Tel 631-288-1139

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Museum

Located in 80 acres of former Walter Chrysler estate this museum focuses on the evolution of American shipping since Civil War, has 14 galleries
300 Steamboat Rd., Kings Point NY Tel 516-773-5000
Website: usmma.edu

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Museum

Collection of ship models, paintings, prints documents & maritime artifacts.
Kings Point NY 11024 McNulty Campus, Tel 516-773-5515
Website: usmma.edu

University Art Gallery

6 exhibits annually, 4,700 square feet facility.
Stony Brook NY 11794 Staller Cntr. , SUNY Stony Brook, Tel 516-632-7240

Van Nostrand-Starkins House

221 Main St., Roslyn NY Tel 516-625-4363

Van Wyck-Lefferts Tide Mill

One of the few remaining tide mills on Long Island, circa 1792. May 24 12-2pm, June 25 2:30-4:30pm, July 26 4-6pm, August 23 2:30-4:30pm, September 20 1:15-3:15pm, October 2 11am-1pm. Fee is $10.
Huntington NY

Vanderbilt Museum

The 43-acre museum complex counts among its collections not only the Gold Coast-era mansion, a marine museum, natural history habitats, curator's cottage, seaplane hangar, boathouse and numerous other estate features, but also marine and natural history specimens, house furnishings and fine arts, photographs and archives, and an extensive collection of ethnographic objects that make up the former William K. Vanderbilt II estate.
180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport NY 11721 Tel 631-854-5579
Website: vanderbiltmuseum.org

Village of Babylon Historical and Preservation Society

Housed in a building that was formerly the Babylon Village Library, this museum contains artifacts, photographs and memorabilia relative to Babylon and West Islip history.
117 West Main, Babylon NY 11702 Tel 516-669-7086

Wading River Historical Society

Maintains 1828 History House with artifacts, farm tools, clothing, documents and books on local history and genealogy; gift shop.
300 North Country Rd., Wading River NY 11792 P.O. Box 263, Tel 631-929-4082

Walt Whitman Birthplace

246 Walt Whitman Rd., Kings Park NY 11754 Tel 631-427-5240

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site

Features exhibition galleries, an orientation film and Walt Whitman's voice on tape, a performance space called The Poetry Circle, a classroom area, a library, and a museum shop and bookstore.
246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., Huntington Station NY 11746 Tel 631-427-5240
Website: nysparks.com

Water Mill Museum

Long Island's first water-powered grist mill (1644) has tools, crafts, hands-on exhibits.
41 Old Mill Rd., Water Mill NY 11976 Tel 631-726-4625
E-mail: info@watermillmuseum.org; Website: watermillmuseum.org

Westhamton Historical Museum

115 Mill Rd., Westhampton Beach NY 11978 Tel 631-288-1139

Wilderness Traveling Museum

The Wilderness Traveling Museum is the field trip that comes to you & provides a hands-on learning experience with Native American culture & Natural history understanding.
Peconic Bay Blvd., Aquebogue NY 11931 PO Box 88, Tel 631-722-4645

William Floyd Estate

Two hundred and fifty years of history are preserved at the William Floyd Estate. The 25 room Old House, the 12 outbuildings, the graveyard & the 613 acres of forest, field & marsh, illustrate the Floyd Family history in Mastic.
245 Park Dr., Mastic NY 11951 Tel 631-399-2030
Fax: 631-399-0017; Website: nps.gov

Other Museums (3 listings total)

Dinosaur Walk of Riverhead

221 East Main St., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-369-6556

Irish Cultural Centre

Port Jefferson NY 11777 Tel 631-278-6986
Website: irishculturalcentre.com

Sag Harbor Whaling Museum

As you enter this museum you will pass through the bones of a white whale. The museum covers the history of whaling on Long Island over the last century.
200 Main St., Sag Harbor NY 11963 Tel 631-725-0770
Website: sagharborwhalingmuseum.org

Blydenburgh-Weld House

Free guided tours of the grounds are held every Saturday at 1pm, including the house, gristmill, carriage house, and miller's house.
102 New Mill Rd., Smithtown NY Blydenburgh County Park, Tel 631-360-0753
Tel: 631-854-4949

Custom House

In 1789, Sag Harbor was the first U.S. port of entry. Museum is in the home of the port's first U.S. customs master.
161 Main St., Sag Harbor NY 11724 and Garden St., Tel 631-692-4664
E-mail: staff@splia.org; Website: splia.org

Deepwells Farm

Designed in 1845, Deepwells served as a summer house for William Gaynor, Mayor of New York in early 20th century. Click Here For Park Information
Saint James NY Tel 631-854-4970

Home Sweet Home Museum

This 18th century saltbox house may have inspired John Howard Payne's lyrics to the song "Home Sweet Home." Guided tours. View antique furniture, lusterware, other ceramics.
14 James Lane, East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-0713
Website: easthampton.com

Manor of St. George

Granted to Colonel W. Smith in 1653, estate today contains documents, furniture and portraits dating to the colonial era
Neighborhood Rd., Shirley NY 11967 & William Floyd Pkwy, Tel 631-281-5034

Old Westbury Gardens

Country estate of John Shaffer Phipps . Created in the image of an 18th C. English country estate. The mansion is still furnished. The formal gardens, open lawns & woodlands fill out the property. Guided tours of house & garden available.
71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury NY 11568 Tel 516-333-0048
Website: oldwestburygardens.org

Sagtikos Manor

Circa 1692. Sagtikos Manor originally stretched from the Great South Bay into the center of the Island at Brentwood. It's 1200 Acres formed a shape which resembled that of a "head of a snake," the Indian term being "Sagtikos." The Manor House will remain as it has been over the past 100 years, as a historic house museum interpreting the rich history of the families that preserved it.
Montauk Hwy., West Bay Shore NY 11706 Tel 631-854-0939

Vanderbilt Museum

The 43-acre museum complex counts among its collections not only the Gold Coast-era mansion, a marine museum, natural history habitats, curator's cottage, seaplane hangar, boathouse and numerous other estate features, but also marine and natural history specimens, house furnishings and fine arts, photographs and archives, and an extensive collection of ethnographic objects that make up the former William K. Vanderbilt II estate.
180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport NY 11721 Tel 631-854-5579
Website: vanderbiltmuseum.org

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site

Features exhibition galleries, an orientation film and Walt Whitman's voice on tape, a performance space called The Poetry Circle, a classroom area, a library, and a museum shop and bookstore.
246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., Huntington Station NY 11746 Tel 631-427-5240
Website: nysparks.com

Famous Buildings (15 listings total)

Ambrose Parsons House

Built in the late 1700's, rebuilt in 1851. Maintained by the Springs Historical Society.
Springs-Fireplace Rd, Saddle Rock NY & Old Stone Highway,

Brookside

Circa 1897. This "water park" was the former estate of architect Isaac H. Green. The Great South Bay Audobon Society provides guided nature walks year round, Weds & Sun from 1-3pm, weather permitting.
Brookside Dr., Sayville NY Tel 631-563-7716

Cutchogue Green Historic Buildings

This complex includes The Old House, the 1740 Wickham House, the 1840 Schoolhouse Museum, the former Independent Congregational Church, and a pre-Civil War carriage house.
Main Rd., Cutchogue NY 11935 Tel 631-734-7122
Fax: 631-224-5616

Edward's Homestead

Built in 1785, this is the second home built in Sayville. Open first and third Sunday of month October-June. No fee.
39 Edwards St., Sayville NY 11782 Tel 631-563-0186

Fresh Pond School House

One-room schoolhouse from the early 19th centry.
133 East Main St., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-727-0407
Website: riverheadli.com

Hallockville Museum Farm and Folklife Center

A cultural institution dedicated to preserving, understanding and celebrating eastern Long Island's history, oral history and cultural heritage relating to traditional occupations (such as farming and fishing) and to traditional community folk arts and folklore.
6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-298-5292
Fax: 631-298-0144; E-mail: hallockv@optonline.net
Website: hallockville.com

Henry Lloyd Manor House

This 1711 manor house was built by Henry Lloyd and was occupied by the Bristish during the Revolutionary War. It is now maintained by the Lloyd Harbor Historical Society.
41 Lloyd Harbor Rd., Lloyd Habor NY 11743 Tel 631-424-6110

Joseph Lloyd Manor House

The house is furnished to the 1793 inventory of John Lloyd II. Lloyd Manor was the home of Jupiter Hammon, a slave who became the first published black poet.
Lloyd Lane, Lloyd Habor NY 11743 at Lloyd Harbor Road, Tel 631-692-4664
E-mail: staff@splia.org; Website: splia.org

Meadow Edge

The estate's main houses are headquarters for the Suffolk County Parks Department. Meadow Edge also functions as a public golf course and catering hall, and is the site of the Long Island Maritime Museum.
Wading River NY Tel 631-567-1704
Catering: 631-589-0022

Meadowcroft

San Soucci Lakes County Nature Preserve: This 1891 estate is the former summer home of John Ellis Roosevelt, Teddy Roosevelt's first cousin. Tours of the main house & grounds are conducted by the Bayport Heritage Assn. On Sundays at 1pm & 3pm from late June-mid October.
Middle Rd., Bayport NY 11705 Tel 631-472-4625

Miss Amelia Cottage Museum

Famous 1725 cottage house, contains collections of furniture made by the Dominy family.
129 Main St., Amagansett NY 11930 At Windmill Lane, Tel 631-267-3020

Old Red School House

This 1900's restored school-house now provides a work place for artistic pursuits of members of the Huntington Art League.
Elwood NY Old Red School House, Tel 631-368-0018

Robert Hewlett Hawkins House

This nine-room house, built in 1850, is decorated and furnished in Vicotrian style.
Yaphank Ave., Yaphank NY 11980 & Main St., Tel 631-924-3401

Saddle Rock Grist Mill

One of the few remaining tidal watermills in the nation, of mid-1700's structure. Tours available
95 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point NY 11050 Tel 516-571-7900

Thompson House

One of the finest collections of early Long Island furniture, dating to 1750, plus a colonial herb garden. This house is an unusually large saltbox structure.
91 North Country Rd., Setauket NY 11733 Tel 631-692-4664
E-mail: staff@splia.org; Website: splia.org

Famous Monuments (1 listings total)

Veterans Memorial Plaza

The Wall of Honor (listing Nassau veterans living and deceased), POW-MIA and Korean war monuments and memorials to WWII, Medal of Honor and Purple Heart recipients
Hempstead Tpk., East Meadow NY Tel 516-572-8450

Famous Residences & Palaces (4 listings total)

1901 Restored Depot

South Broadway, Lindenhurst NY 11757 & South 3rd St., Tel 631-226-1254

Brookside

Circa 1897. This "water park" was the former estate of architect Isaac H. Green. The Great South Bay Audobon Society provides guided nature walks year round, Weds & Sun from 1-3pm, weather permitting.
Brookside Dr., Sayville NY Tel 631-563-7716

Havens Estate

Built in early 1750s with 1885 additions. Museum has collection of Indian artifacts, early tools, cabin door, telescope and bell from several shipwrecks. No Fee.
Center Moriches NY 11934 Terrell's River County Park, Tel 631-878-1591

Sagtikos Manor

Circa 1692. Sagtikos Manor originally stretched from the Great South Bay into the center of the Island at Brentwood. It's 1200 Acres formed a shape which resembled that of a "head of a snake," the Indian term being "Sagtikos." The Manor House will remain as it has been over the past 100 years, as a historic house museum interpreting the rich history of the families that preserved it.
Montauk Hwy., West Bay Shore NY 11706 Tel 631-854-0939