Long Island Museums
The Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages
1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790
The History Museum presents permanent and changing exhibitions that bring to life the history of Long Island and its relation to American culture. The Art Museum features American art from the museum’s collection as well as traveling exhibitions. The Carriage Museum features 10 galleries housing the museum’s collection of more than 200 horse-drawn carriages, widely recognized as the finest in the United States.
HOURS: Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon - 5 p.m. Admission - $4 with college ID
Heckscher Museum of Art
Two Prime Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
In 1920, August Heckscher, Industrialist, Real Estate Developer, and Philanthropist,
dedicated the Heckscher Museum of Art's beaux-arts building, his personal art collection,
and the surrounding 18.5-acre park to "the people of Huntington, especially the children."
Today, the Museum is known throughout the Long Island Community as a premier cultural
and educational resource that houses a distinguished permanent art collection, presents
major exhibitions, and offers educational programs for individuals of all ages on
European and American art, from the Renaissance to the present.
Admission - $5.
Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum
2000 Montauk Highway
Montauk, NY 11954
National Maritime Historic Landmark. Museum, tower and gift shop. Tours of 20 or more
are welcomed all year. Admission price includes museum, gift shop and tower climb
as well as a 28 minute video. This is the oldest lighthouse on Long Island, and also
the oldest in New York State, completed in 1796 on a spot where the Royal Navy had
maintained signal bonfires for its ships during the American Revolution. Located at
the easternmost tip of Long Island.
Hours change, so check the website. Admission - $8.
Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576
Located on 145 acres in Roslyn Harbor, the Nassau County Museum of Art combines the
dynamic imagery of a museum experience with an historic mansion, extraordinary Outdoor
Sculpture Garden and formal gardens. NCMA provides the Long Island community and beyond
with four important exhibitions per year of prominent, world renowned artists.
Admission - $10 , students - $4.
Cradle of Aviation
One Davis Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Long Island's world class aviation museum, Leroy R. and Rose W. Grumman IMAX Dome Theater and Red Planet Café located in Reckson Special Events Center, 100 years of Long ISland's Aerospace Heritage. Check the website for museum ticket prices and IMAX movie prices.
Old Bethpage Village Restoration
Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage, NY
A pre-Civil War farm village with original structures moved from other parts of Long Island, including a church, general store, tavern, craft shops, farm and residential homes.
41 Old Mill Road
Water Mill, NY
A museum covering the history of Water Mill since 1644. Next to Mill Creek conservation project. Closed on Tuesdays. Donations welcome.
Guild Hall Center for the Visual and Performing Arts
158 Main Street Street
East Hampton, NY
Located in East Hampton Guild Hall holds both museum exhibitions and theater performances. Students are eligible for free student rush tickets prior to performances. See their website for details. Admission- $7 dollars suggested donation. Prices for shows and events vary.