THE RAILROAD MUSEUM OF LONG ISLAND OPENS THE RIVERHEAD MUSEUM SITE FOR 2006 VISITOR SEASON
Riverhead, NY, February 19, 2006. The Trustees of the Railroad Museum of Long Island (RMLI) are pleased to announce the opening dates and times of the 2006 Visitor's Season for our Riverhead Museum and Gift Shop.
The Grand Spring Re-Opening of the Museum will be 10:00 AM on Saturday March 4, 2006. We will dedicate the new Museum Quality "O" Gauge Train Layout Exhibit which was generously donated by the Manorville Chamber of Commerce at 2:00 PM. The Museum is located at 416 Griffing Avenue, at the railroad tracks, in Riverhead, Long Island, New York.
Thereafter, the Museum/Gift Shop will be open every Saturday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day. Additionally, starting with the Memorial Day weekend and continuing through the Columbus Day weekend, the Museum will be open on Sundays and Monday Holidays also. Admission is $3.00 adults, $1.50 children 5 to 12 years old, and under 5 FREE.
The Museum is handicap accessible with parking on the north side of the Museum Building. Rest room facilities are available. For general information, please call the RMLI Riverhead Museum at 631-727-7920 and listen for the re-opening message, directions to the Museum and hours of operation or visit the web site
for information regarding guided group tours. If you are interested in volunteering, please leave a message on the answering machine.
RIVERHEAD MUSEUM SPECIAL EVENTS FOR THE 2006 SEASON
Celebrate the Fifteenth Anniversary of RMLI at the Riverhead Railroad Festival 2006, Saturday and Sunday, August 26-27, 2006. In addition, there will be a special Hobo Encampment Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, September 30 thru October 1, 2006.
A RMLI 2005-2006 CORPORATE SPONSOR
The Railroad Museum of Long Island (the Museum), was founded in 1990. The Museum is chartered by the Board of Regents of the State of New York, and is an IRS 501(c)3 non profit organization. The Museum is run by a Board of Trustees made up of members throughout Long Island. The goal of the Museum is to preserve and display Long Island's railroad heritage. All of the work of the Museum is done by volunteers. The Museum operates two locations; Greenport, NY on Fourth Street at the tracks and Riverhead, NY on Griffing Avenue north of the tracks.
Railroad Museum of Long Island
PO Box 726
Greenport, NY 11944