Best Museums in Long Island, NY


The Long Island Museum

Located in the heart of Stony Brook, the Long Island Museum offers three exhibition buildings, gardens, outdoor sculpture, a one-room schoolhouse, a blacksmith shop and other historic buildings. Pe...


1200 NY-25A, Stony Brook, NY 11790, USA

Long Island Children's Museum

**We are temporarily closed through September 15 for our annual Fall Fix-Up. We reopen September 16 on our Tuesday through Sunday schedule.** LICM is home to 14 hands-on, interactive exhibit galle...


11 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530, USA

Railroad Museum of Long Island

Created in 1990, our Mission continues to this day: “Dedicated to the restoration, preservation and interpretation of the history and artifacts pertaining to the railroads which participated in ...


416 N Griffing Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901, USA

The Whaling Museum & Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor

The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum has served three generations of Long Islanders, having opened its doors to the public in 1942. The Whaling Museum is the only facility on Long Island and in Ne...


301 Main St, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724, USA

Nassau County Museum of Art

Nassau County Museum of Art is located about 25 miles east of New York City in Roslyn Harbor, Long Island on the former Frick Estate, a spectacular property in the heart of Long Island's fabled Gol...


One, Museum Dr, Roslyn, NY 11576, USA

Parrish Art Museum

Illuminating the creative process—how art and artists transform our experiences of the world, and how we live in it. Parrishart.org


279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976, USA

Garvies Point Museum-Preserve

The Museum is a center for research on Long Island geology and a valued resource in the study of the Island's Native American archaeology. Reference collections of original archaeological artifact...


50 Barry Dr, Glen Cove, NY 11542, USA

American Airpower Museum

The American Airpower museum is a non profit 501C3 aviation museum and educational foundation chartered by the State of New York based at Republic Airport in Farmingdale,NY. Once the home of Republ...


1230 New Hwy, Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA

Cradle of Aviation Museum

Experience over 75 air and space craft in 8 galleries. See a show in our all-digital JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium or take in a film in our National Geographic Dome Theater. You can even take a s...


Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Garden City, NY 11530, USA

Holocaust Memorial & Educ Center

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County is the pre-eminent Holocaust resource on Long Island, with a contemporary museum, and is one of the largest and most comprehensive educa...


100 Crescent Beach Rd, Glen Cove, NY 11542, USA

The Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center

The Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center focuses on fire prevention and education for all ages. Hands on displays, historical fire equipment and live demonstrations make this a o...


1 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530, USA

African American Museum of Nassau County

The African American Museum also known as the African American Museum of Nassau County, which opened in 1970, is dedicated to showcasing local and national African American artists. The 6,000 sq. f...


110 N Franklin St, Hempstead, NY 11550, USA

Hicksville Gregory Museum

Located in an 1895 former courthouse, the museum is on the National Register of Historic Places. It holds Long Island's largest rock and mineral collection, more than 5,000 butterfly and moth speci...


1 Heitz Pl, Hicksville, NY 11801, USA

Museum of American Armor

A collection of more than 20 operational armored vehicles from WW II


1303 Round Swamp Rd, Plainview, NY 11803, USA