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Long Island Museums

Long Island is home to over one hundred museums – boasting exhibits in the fields of science, history, aeronautics, art, local culture, and more. With so many great museums locally, no matter what you are passionate to learn about, you won’t have to travel far – there are plenty of museums in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties that boast a variety of different exhibits and monuments. In addition to offering walk-through exhibits, many of these museums also offer guided or school tours, so you are able to maximize your learning experience, and get the most out of your trip to the museum. Some even offer hands on programs and summer camps that let you get a real behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the museum, and the history that it holds.

African American Museum

110 North Franklin Street in Hempstead
516-572-0730

Amagansett Historical Association

129 Main Street in Amagansett
631-267-3020

American Airpower Museum

1230 New Highway in Farmingdale
631-293-6398

American Merchant Marine Museum

300 Steamboat Road in Kings Point
516-773-5515

Amityville Historical Society, Lauder Museum

170 Broadway in Amityville
631-598-1486

Baldwin Historical Society and Museum

1980 Grand Avenue in Baldwin
516-223-6900

Bayard Cutting Arboretum

440 Montauk Highway in Great River
631-581-1002

Bayville Historical Museum

34 School Street in Bayville
516- 628-1720

Bayville Historical Museums

34 School Street in Bayville
631-628-1720

Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society

31 Bellport Lane in Bellport
631-286-0888

Bohemia Historical Society

1519 Locust Avenue in Bohemia
631-589-8561

Bridgehampton Historical Society

Montauk Highway and Corwith Avenue in Bridgehampton
631-537-1088

Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Museum

William Floyd Parkway in Upton
631-344-4495

Brookhaven Volunteer Firefighters Museum

Route 25 (Middle Country Rd.) in Ridge

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve

581 West Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown
631-265-1054

Clark Botanic Garden

193 I. U. Willets Rd in Albertson
516-484-8600

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

1660 Route 25A in Cold Spring Harbor
516- 692-6768

Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum

301 Main Street in Cold Spring Harbor
631-367-3418

Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society Sands-Willets House

336 Port Washington Blvd in Port Washington
516-365-9074

Cutchogue/New Suffolk Historical Council

Route 25 at Case’s Lane in Cutchogue
631-734-7122

DNA Learning Center

334 Main Street in Cold Spring Harbor
516-367-5170

Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery

One Education Drive in Garden City
516-572-0619

Fire Island Light House

4640 Captree Island in Captree Island
631-661-4876

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve

50 Barry Drive in Glen Cove
516-571-8010

Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association

31 Broadway in Greenlawn
631-754-1180

Guild Hall

158 Main Street in East Hampton
631-324-0806

Heckscher Museum of Art

2 Prime Avenue in Huntington
631-351-3250

Hicksville Gregory Museum

1 Heitz Place in Hicksville
516-822-7505

Historical Society of the Merricks

2279 South Merrick Ave in Merrick
516-379-3476

Hofstra University Museum

112 Hofstra University in Hempstead
516-463-5672
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