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Museums in Hamptons Long Island, NY

Updated Oct 05 2014 06:29 PM EST with 42 listings
Museums in Hamptons Long Island, NY

Museums - Comprehensive List (38 listings total)

Amagansett Historical Society

Windmill Lane, Amagansett NY 11930 Tel 631-267-3020

Amelia Cottage Museum

Built in 1725 and moved to its present site in 1794, the museum displays furnishings form many periods of history, but especially a fine collection of Dominy furniture.
Montauk Hwy., Amagansett NY 11930 Windmill Lane, Tel 631-267-6835

Annie Cooper Boyd House

This 1700s house has paintings by artist Annie Cooper Boyd; summer exhibition. It houses the Sag Harbor Historical Society and a research library.
174 Main St., Sag Harbor NY 11963 P.O. Box 1709, Sag Harbor, Tel 631-725-5092
E-mail: SagHarborHist@aol.com; Website: sagharborhistoricalsociety.org

Big Duck, The

Long Island's landmark & a designated historic site & living museum, you may see it on Long Island postcards. It is a building that is a .....big duck! restored to its original 1930's condition & offering 'duckbilia'.
Route 24, Flanders NY 11901 Tel 631-852-8292

Bridgehampton Historical Society

The Corwith House Museum, c. 1830, with 1870's additions, offers furnished period rooms, special exhibitions. Features local history reference library, photo archive & costume and toy collections.
2368 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton NY 11932 Tel 631-537-1088
Fax: 631-537-4225; E-mail: bhhs@hamptons.com
Website: hamptons.com

Bridgehampton Museum

Main St., Bridgehampton NY 11932 Tel 516-537-1008

Children's Museum of the East End

Children museum a magical and intresting fun place for young people. Lots of indoor activities, workshops, performances and special events.
376 Sag Harbor Tpk., Bridgehampton NY 11932 Tel 631-537-8250
Fax: 631-537-2413; Website: cmee.org

Corwith House

Historic 1820s home that contains exhibits of colonial, empire and Victorian furniture. Operated by the Bridgehampton Historical Society.
Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton NY 11932 PO Box 977, Tel 631-283-0527

Corwith Windmill

Built in Sag Harbor in 1800 and moved in 1813. The restored mill is an example of utilitarian wood age architecture
Water Mill NY 11976 Mill Pond Rd., Tel 631-726-5984

Custom House

In 1789, Sag Harbor was the first U.S. port of entry. Museum is in the home of the port's first U.S. customs master.
161 Main St., Sag Harbor NY 11724 and Garden St., Tel 631-692-4664
E-mail: staff@splia.org; Website: splia.org

East Hampton Historical Society - Clinton Academy

The Academy was constructed in 1784. This late Georgian style building was restored in 1921 by Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo E. Woodhouse. Visitors can enjoy the wild flower garden behind the property installed by the Garden Club of East Hampton.
151 Main St., East Hampton NY Tel 631-324-6850
Website: easthamptonhistory.org

East Hampton Historical Society - Marine Museum

The Marine Museum tells the unique story of Long Island's East End community and its relationship with sea through artifacts, photographs, models and displays.
101 Main St., East Hampton NY Tel 631-324-6850
Website: easthamptonhistory.org

East Hampton Historical Society - Osborn Jackson House

The Osborn-Jackson House, named for its first and last owners was lived in by six generations of Osborns until the late 1960's.
101 Main St., East Hampton NY Tel 631-324-6850
Website: easthamptonhistory.org

East Hampton Historical Society - Town House

Unique among Long Island buildings, the Town House is the only existing town government meeting place to survive from the Colonial period on Long Island.
149 Main St., East Hampton NY Tel 631-324-6850
Website: easthamptonhistory.org

East Hampton Historical Society Inc - Mulford Farm Museum

Considered one of America's most significant, intact English Colonial farmsteads.
10 James Lane, East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-6869
Website: easthamptonhistory.org

East Hampton Town Marine Museum

Located on 35 acres overlooking the sea, this museum displays, in interpretive exhibits, artifacts and descriptions of the traditions and working life of local fishermen.
Atlantic Ave., Amagansett NY 11930 & Bluff Rd., Tel 631-267-6544

Guild Hall of East Hampton/ John Drew Theater

Guild Hall is an art museum with a permanent collection of paintings, sculpture and works on paper by artists associated with the region.
158 Main St., East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-0806
Box Office: 631-324-4050; Fax: 631-324-2722
E-mail: info@guildhall.org; Website: guildhall.org

Halsey Homestead Museum

South Main St., Southampton NY Tel 631-283-3527

Halsey House

South Main St., Southampton NY 11968 Tel 631-283-2494

Home Sweet Home Museum

This 18th century saltbox house may have inspired John Howard Payne's lyrics to the song "Home Sweet Home." Guided tours. View antique furniture, lusterware, other ceramics.
14 James Lane, East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-0713
Website: easthampton.com

Jail House Museum

Built in 1916, two-room jail has police memorabilia from America and Europe.
Division St., Sag Harbor NY South of Bay Street, Tel 631-725-5092
E-mail: SagHarborHist@aol.com; Website: sagharborhistoricalsociety.org

Long Island Aero Museum

A small museum dedicated to the development of the airplane industry.
Avenue B, Westhampton Beach NY 11978 Gabreski Airport, Tel 631-288-3600

LongHouse Reserve

Through its gallery, arboretum, sculpture gardens, and programs, LongHouse brings together art and nature, aesthetics and spirit, with a strong conviction that the arts are central to living wholly and creatively.
133 Hands Creek Rd., East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-329-3568
Fax: 631-329-4299; E-mail: info@longhouse.org
Website: longhouse.org

Mail Order House

Also called Eastville Heritage House, the 1-story restored Sears-Roebuck Mail Order House has letters, journals, photos, furniture and other items since the 1800s. Exhibits rotate twice a year. operated by the Eastville Community Historical Society.
139 Hampton St, Sag Harbor NY Tel 631-725-4711

Miss Amelia Cottage Museum

Famous 1725 cottage house, contains collections of furniture made by the Dominy family.
129 Main St., Amagansett NY 11930 At Windmill Lane, Tel 631-267-3020

Old Halsey Museum

Built by Thomas Halsey circa 1660, it is the oldest house in Southampton; has 17th and 18th century furniture.
249 South Main St., Southampton NY Tel 631-283-2494

Old Hook WindMill

Today in East Hampton, Hook Mill , Pantigo Mill and Gardiners Mill still stand. These mills can be read as testimonials of a native technology.
North Main St., East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-0713
Website: easthampton.com

Parish Art Museum

Museum offers workshops, children's art classes, sculpture gardens, concerts, films, lectures, and changing exhibits: featuring expressionism, realism, Impressionism, and much more.
25 Job's Lane, Southampton NY 11968 Tel 631-283-2118
Fax: 631-283-7006; Website: parrishart.org

Pelletreau Silversmith Shop

The 18th century shop is restored to the period of Southampton's famous silversmith, Elias Pelletreau, who worked here from 1750 to 1810. See a forge, tools and Pelletreau creations.
78 Main St., Southampton NY 11968 Tel 631-283-2494

Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center

This was the home and studio of abstract expressionist painters Jackson Pollock and his wife, Lee Krasner. Exhibits, summer lectures and an art-reference library.
830 Fireplace Rd., East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-4929
Fax: 631-324-8768; Website: pkhouse.org

Rock Hall Museum

Georgian colonial landmark 1767 house features arts and antiques
199 Broadway, Lawrence NY 11559 Tel 516-239-1157

Roy K. Lester Carriage Museum and Jackson Carriage Barn

A collection of 28 carriages displayed in two large barns, ranging from delicate buggies and elegant formal carriages to full-size replica of a Heavy Concord Stagecoach.
129 Main St., Amagansett NY 11930 At Windmill Lane, Tel 631-267-3020

Sag Harbor Fire Department Museum

Sag Harbor NY 11963 Sage and Church Sts,

Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum

Museum depicts 10,000 years of Shinnecock history
100 Montauk Hwy., Southampton NY 11968 Tel 631-287-4923
Fax: 631-287-7153; Website: shinnecock-museum.org

South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center

Hours: Daily from 10am-4pm. Entry Fee $5 for Adults, $3 for seniors, students and children under 12. Children under 3 are free. SOFO members are FREE.
377 Bridgehampton Tpk., Sag Harbor NY Tel 631-537-9735
E-mail: sofo@hamptons.com

Southampton Historical Museum

This museum is located in an 1843 Greek Revival-style whaling captain's home and exhibits whaling memorabilia, Shinnecock Indian artifacts, a country store, post office, schoolhouse, a barn and a working blacksmith's shop.
14 Meeting House Lane, Southampton NY 11969 PO Box 303, Tel 631-283-2494

Water Mill Museum

Long Island's first water-powered grist mill (1644) has tools, crafts, hands-on exhibits.
41 Old Mill Rd., Water Mill NY 11976 Tel 631-726-4625
E-mail: info@watermillmuseum.org; Website: watermillmuseum.org

Westhamton Historical Museum

115 Mill Rd., Westhampton Beach NY 11978 Tel 631-288-1139

Other Museums (1 listings total)

Sag Harbor Whaling Museum

As you enter this museum you will pass through the bones of a white whale. The museum covers the history of whaling on Long Island over the last century.
200 Main St., Sag Harbor NY 11963 Tel 631-725-0770
Website: sagharborwhalingmuseum.org

Custom House

In 1789, Sag Harbor was the first U.S. port of entry. Museum is in the home of the port's first U.S. customs master.
161 Main St., Sag Harbor NY 11724 and Garden St., Tel 631-692-4664
E-mail: staff@splia.org; Website: splia.org

Home Sweet Home Museum

This 18th century saltbox house may have inspired John Howard Payne's lyrics to the song "Home Sweet Home." Guided tours. View antique furniture, lusterware, other ceramics.
14 James Lane, East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-0713
Website: easthampton.com

Famous Buildings (1 listings total)

Miss Amelia Cottage Museum

Famous 1725 cottage house, contains collections of furniture made by the Dominy family.
129 Main St., Amagansett NY 11930 At Windmill Lane, Tel 631-267-3020