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Museums in Huntington, NY

Updated Oct 05 2014 05:01 PM EST with 31 listings
Museums in Huntington, NY

Museums - Comprehensive List (26 listings total)

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

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

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

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.,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Telephone Pioneers Museum

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

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

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

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 (3 listings total)

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

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