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Science and Nature on Long Island, NY

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:20 PM EST with 21 listings
Science and Nature on Long Island, NY

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

Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

62 acres overlooking the Long Island Sound complete with nature trails. 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

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

Hologram Research

25 E Loop Rd., Stony Brook NY 11790 Tel 631-444-8839

Huntington Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society serving Huntington Township, Oyster Bay & Jericho areas with the mission of increasing community environmental awareness & encoraging others to enjoy & protect birds & other wildlife in their natural habitats.
Huntington NY 11743 PO Box 735,
E-mail: has@huntingtonaudubon.org; Website: huntingtonaudubon.org

John F. Kennedy Wildlife Sanctuary

More than 500 acres of marshland makes up this mostly aquatic outdoor wildlife area with an old road to hike along and an observation tower.
Tobay Beach, Massapequa NY 11758 Tel 516-797-4114

Long Island Seaport & Eco Center (LISEC)

LISEC is a non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting an appreciation, awareness, and understanding of maritime history and the marine environment.
101 E Broadway., Port Jefferson NY 11777 PO Box 750, Tel 631-474-4725
Website: lisec.org

Marine Nature Study Area

52 acre section of the Hempstead Estuary accessible to those who wish to learn about the environment of the marsh. Visitors may take walking trails along which visual aids depict plant and animal communities.
500 Slice Dr., Oceanside NY 11572 Tel 516-766-1580
E-mail: michael@farina.com; Website: michael.farina.com

Nature Lyceum, The

Southampton Long Island NY School for Environmental Horticulture offering seminars and consultations in organics and irrigation
P.O. Box 254, Westhampton NY 11977 Tel 631-728-0218
E-mail: JTF4647@aol.com; Website: thenaturelyceum.org

Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research & Preservation

Conducts research on as well as educational programs about the region's marine habitats.
467 East Main St., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-369-9840
Fax: 631-369-9826; Website: riverheadfoundation.org

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

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

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary

This is the oldest National Audubon Sanctuary in America, and the trees and plants here were planted specifically to attract birds.
134 Cove Rd., Oyster Bay NY 11771 Tel 516-922-3200
Fax: 516-922-6734; E-mail: TRSanct@aol.com
Website: ny.audubon.org

Vanderbilt Museum

The Vanderbilt Planetarium is one of the largest and best equipped in the United States. A visitor can see the stars, moon, sun and planets displayed on the 60-foot dome by a sophisticated Goto Projector.
180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport NY 11721 Tel 631-854-5579
Website: vanderbiltmuseum.org

Nature Products (1 listings total)

Green Touch

Closed for renovations til sept 07. Anything from nature for the home & garden.
302 New York Ave. (110 no./25A), Huntington Village NY 11743 Tel 631-351-0076

Scientific Organizations (4 listings total)

Center For Biotechnology

Suny At Stony Brk., Stony Brook NY 11794 Tel 631-632-8521
Fax: 631-632-8577; Website: sunysb.edu

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

"Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a research and educational institution. The Laboratory has research programs focusing on cancer, neurobiology and plant genetics and a broad educational mission, including the recently established Watson School of Biological Sciences". Location Directions
1 Bungtown Rd., Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 Tel 516-367-8397
Tel: 516-367-8455; Fax: 516-367-8809
Website: cshl.org

Collaborative Labs

25 E Loop Rd., Stony Brook NY 11790 Tel 631-689-1048

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