Beaches & Parks
Beachgoers must buy parking permits, available at town beaches daily beginning June
Seasonal fee is $20 for residents, $10 for resident seniors older than 60 and $150 for nonresidents. Nonresident daily parking permit $15 (limited number). Some town beaches (noted below) are restricted to resident permit holders. Call (631) 728-8585.
Emma Rose Elliston Park
Millstone Road off North Sea Road, North Sea.
Access: For Southampton residents only.
Beachfront: 150 feet on Big Fresh Pond.
Access: Lifeguards, picnic tables, rest rooms.
Flying Point Beach
on Flying Point Road, Water Mill.
Access: Open only to seasonal permit holders, including nonresident permit holders.
Beachfront: 250 feet on ocean.
Lifeguards: On weekends.
Facilities: Showers, rest rooms, mobile food stand, volleyball courts.
Museums & Galleries
2 Main St.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday -Saturday (until 9 p.m. Sat. during summer); 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
Michael Perez Gallery
49 Jobs Lane
Features: Modern Pop Art painting of Michael Perez.
Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.; Call for off-season hours.
Web site: www.michaelperezgallery.com
25 Jobs Lane
In Southampton Village, the museum offers workshops, children's art classes and changing exhibits.
Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday -Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, June 1-Sept. 15. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 15-May.
Fee: $5, $3 seniors and students, free ages younger than 18.
Southampton Historical Museum, Rogers Mansion
17 Meeting House Lane
Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, May-December, noon-5 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, January through April; other times by appointment.
Fee: $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 students.
Central building is an 1843 sea captain's home, with period rooms and changing exhibits on Southampton history. On site: 1-room schoolhouse, paint store, blacksmith shop, other commercial buildings. Nugent Carriage Barn houses farm tools and a gallery on whaling history.
Old Halsey House
South Main Street
Built by Thomas Halsey circa 1660, it is the oldest house in Southampton; has 17th and 18th century furniture.
Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum, Shinnecock Reservation
Montauk Highway and West Gate Road
Museum depicts 10,000 years of Shinnecock history. "A Walk with the People" exhibit has murals and sculpted totems by Shinnecock artist David Bunn Martine, a replica wigwam, an ancient birchbark canoe, mounted animals, tools, jewelry, beadwork, weavings, photos of ancestors. "My Spirit Dances Forever" has Algonquian bronze sculptures donated by Frederick DeMatteis.
Web site: www.shinnecock-museum.com