Museums

From the arts to natural history, there are plenty of museum to check out in your area!
These locations offer year-round exhibitions, classes, tours and more.
Check out the listings bellow for more information!


Bridgehampton Museum   The BHM serves as an historic and cultural hub for the community of Bridgehampton and the surrounding areas.  Via its lectures, exhibits, concerts, tours and special events the Museum welcomes both residents of and visitors to Bridgehampton in activities that celebrate the area’s rich cultural heritage.  Their archives offers scholarly researchers as well as the general public access to historic photos, documents, maps and works of art that offer insight into our community’s history.    Learn More

Bridgehampton Museum

The BHM serves as an historic and cultural hub for the community of Bridgehampton and the surrounding areas.

Via its lectures, exhibits, concerts, tours and special events the Museum welcomes both residents of and visitors to Bridgehampton in activities that celebrate the area’s rich cultural heritage.

Their archives offers scholarly researchers as well as the general public access to historic photos, documents, maps and works of art that offer insight into our community’s history.

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CMEE (Children’s Museum of the East End)   CMEE upholds its mission “to spark imagination and foster learning for children of all backgrounds and abilities and to build strong connections within the East End community by providing playful experiences” by presenting educational exhibits and programs and by partnering with other arts and social service organizations to address issues that concern families in the community.  Open to youths of all ages, check out their regularly updated calendar for the latest happenings.    Learn More

CMEE (Children’s Museum of the East End)

CMEE upholds its mission “to spark imagination and foster learning for children of all backgrounds and abilities and to build strong connections within the East End community by providing playful experiences” by presenting educational exhibits and programs and by partnering with other arts and social service organizations to address issues that concern families in the community.

Open to youths of all ages, check out their regularly updated calendar for the latest happenings.

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The Dan Flavin Art Institute   Originally built as a firehouse in 1908, the building operated as a church from 1924 to the mid-1970s, and was renovated under the direction of the artist to evoke the building’s former uses.  This art institute is open to the public and runs exhibitions throughout the year.    Learn More

The Dan Flavin Art Institute

Originally built as a firehouse in 1908, the building operated as a church from 1924 to the mid-1970s, and was renovated under the direction of the artist to evoke the building’s former uses.

This art institute is open to the public and runs exhibitions throughout the year.

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East Hampton Historical Society   The EHHS serves the residents and visitors of East Hampton by collecting, preserving, presenting and interpreting the material, cultural and economic heritage of the town and its surroundings.  The East Hampton Historical Society is the parent organization for a complex of seven museums, national landmark historic sites and workshop facilities of both local and national importance    Learn More

East Hampton Historical Society

The EHHS serves the residents and visitors of East Hampton by collecting, preserving, presenting and interpreting the material, cultural and economic heritage of the town and its surroundings.

The East Hampton Historical Society is the parent organization for a complex of seven museums, national landmark historic sites and workshop facilities of both local and national importance

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Eastville Community Heritage Museum   This museum was founded to preserve the history of the working-class community of Eastville and to tell the story of St. David AME Zion Church… It is widely believed to have been a stop along the  Underground Railroad .  The Society also owns, upkeeps, preserves and protects the adjacent century-old cemetery in which African and Native Americans of the earlier St. David's church membership are buried, many of whom were  Sag Harbor Whalers .    Learn More

Eastville Community Heritage Museum

This museum was founded to preserve the history of the working-class community of Eastville and to tell the story of St. David AME Zion Church… It is widely believed to have been a stop along the Underground Railroad.

The Society also owns, upkeeps, preserves and protects the adjacent century-old cemetery in which African and Native Americans of the earlier St. David's church membership are buried, many of whom were Sag Harbor Whalers.

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Guild Hall   Guild Hall, one of the first multidisciplinary centers in the country to combine a museum, theater, and education space under one roof, was established in 1931 as a gathering place for community where an appreciation for the arts would serve to encourage greater civic participation.  This institution offers arts exhibitions, movie screenings, theatre productions and more year round. Check out the calendar for more info.    Learn More

Guild Hall

Guild Hall, one of the first multidisciplinary centers in the country to combine a museum, theater, and education space under one roof, was established in 1931 as a gathering place for community where an appreciation for the arts would serve to encourage greater civic participation.

This institution offers arts exhibitions, movie screenings, theatre productions and more year round. Check out the calendar for more info.

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Longhouse Reserve   LongHouse Reserve was founded by   Jack Lenor Larsen  , internationally known textile designer, author, and collector. His home, LongHouse, was built as a case study to exemplify a creative approach to contemporary life.  LongHouse contains 13,000 square feet, and 18 spaces on four levels. The gardens present the designed landscape as an art form and offer a diversity of sites for the sculpture installations.    Learn More

Longhouse Reserve

LongHouse Reserve was founded by Jack Lenor Larsen, internationally known textile designer, author, and collector. His home, LongHouse, was built as a case study to exemplify a creative approach to contemporary life.

LongHouse contains 13,000 square feet, and 18 spaces on four levels. The gardens present the designed landscape as an art form and offer a diversity of sites for the sculpture installations.

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Mulford Farm    “Viewed as an artifact which has been shaped to fit the needs and the pleasure of those who have lived in it, the house itself has much to tell us about the origins of Colonial New England society and the changes which still affect our lives in the present-day.”   The importance of the Mulford Farm has been recognized by state and federal funding agencies as well as foundations who have partially funded stabilization and restoration efforts to date.    Learn More

Mulford Farm

“Viewed as an artifact which has been shaped to fit the needs and the pleasure of those who have lived in it, the house itself has much to tell us about the origins of Colonial New England society and the changes which still affect our lives in the present-day.”

The importance of the Mulford Farm has been recognized by state and federal funding agencies as well as foundations who have partially funded stabilization and restoration efforts to date.

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Parrish Art Museum   The Museum fosters connections among individuals, art, and artists through care and interpretation of the collection, the presentation of exhibitions, publications, educational initiatives, programs, and artists-in-residence. The Parrish is a center for cultural engagement, an inspiration and destination for the region, the nation, and the world.    Learn More

Parrish Art Museum

The Museum fosters connections among individuals, art, and artists through care and interpretation of the collection, the presentation of exhibitions, publications, educational initiatives, programs, and artists-in-residence. The Parrish is a center for cultural engagement, an inspiration and destination for the region, the nation, and the world.

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The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center   The Springs-based home was both a work and living space for artists Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock from the 1940’s until Krasner’s death in the mid 1980’s. There are scheduled tours of the property available as well as family art workshops each month.   Learn More

The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center

The Springs-based home was both a work and living space for artists Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock from the 1940’s until Krasner’s death in the mid 1980’s. There are scheduled tours of the property available as well as family art workshops each month.

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Sag Harbor Historical Society   The mission of the Sag Harbor Historical Society is to promote and encourage public education and appreciation with respect to the history of the Village of Sag Harbor, and to foster and otherwise work for the preservation of the historic buildings, sites and other materials.  The Society maintains two historic sites: the museum building housed in one of the oldest homes in Sag Harbor and the 1916 jailhouse.    Learn More

Sag Harbor Historical Society

The mission of the Sag Harbor Historical Society is to promote and encourage public education and appreciation with respect to the history of the Village of Sag Harbor, and to foster and otherwise work for the preservation of the historic buildings, sites and other materials.

The Society maintains two historic sites: the museum building housed in one of the oldest homes in Sag Harbor and the 1916 jailhouse.

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Sag Harbor Whaling Museum   The SHWM contains one of the largest collections of whaling artifacts in the country, and in located in the historic Masonic Temple.  The mission of the museum is to preserve, interpret and promote the culture of Sag Harbor through its collection of historical objects related to the village’s whaling history.    Learn More

Sag Harbor Whaling Museum

The SHWM contains one of the largest collections of whaling artifacts in the country, and in located in the historic Masonic Temple.

The mission of the museum is to preserve, interpret and promote the culture of Sag Harbor through its collection of historical objects related to the village’s whaling history.

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Southampton Art Center   Southampton Arts Center has become a hub for arts and culture on the East End with almost 40,000 visitors, 6 exhibitions and over 200 events in 2017 alone.  Recently, the SAC has expanded its breadth of programming to include first-run films, theatrical performances and concerts.    Learn More

Southampton Art Center

Southampton Arts Center has become a hub for arts and culture on the East End with almost 40,000 visitors, 6 exhibitions and over 200 events in 2017 alone.

Recently, the SAC has expanded its breadth of programming to include first-run films, theatrical performances and concerts.

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Shinnecock History Museum   This Native American owned and operated organization on Long Island is dedicated to honoring the Ancestors and living history as Algonquin descendants.  The mission of the Shinnecock Cultural Center & Museum is to promote awareness, understanding and an appreciation of Shinnecock history and culture.    Learn More

Shinnecock History Museum

This Native American owned and operated organization on Long Island is dedicated to honoring the Ancestors and living history as Algonquin descendants.

The mission of the Shinnecock Cultural Center & Museum is to promote awareness, understanding and an appreciation of Shinnecock history and culture.

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SOFO (South Fork Natural History Museum)   The South Fork Natural History Museum (SOFO) & Nature Center is the only state-of-the-art natural history museum on the South Fork of Long Island. Founded in 1988 by a group of South Fork naturalists as The Nature Clubhouse in Amagansett, the museum opened at its permanent location in May, 2005 in eastern Suffolk County.  A place for children and adults of all ages to discover, explore, learn, and engage, the South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center is open seven days a week.    Learn More

SOFO (South Fork Natural History Museum)

The South Fork Natural History Museum (SOFO) & Nature Center is the only state-of-the-art natural history museum on the South Fork of Long Island. Founded in 1988 by a group of South Fork naturalists as The Nature Clubhouse in Amagansett, the museum opened at its permanent location in May, 2005 in eastern Suffolk County.

A place for children and adults of all ages to discover, explore, learn, and engage, the South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center is open seven days a week.

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The Water Mill Museum   Water Mill is a historic watermill located at Water Mill in Suffolk County, New York, USA.  It is a 2-story, heavy wood-frame structure with a wood-shingle exterior and composed of two building sections. There is a 2-story, square-shaped main section and 1-story, one-bay wing. Open to the public for tours and viewing.    Learn More

The Water Mill Museum

Water Mill is a historic watermill located at Water Mill in Suffolk County, New York, USA.

It is a 2-story, heavy wood-frame structure with a wood-shingle exterior and composed of two building sections. There is a 2-story, square-shaped main section and 1-story, one-bay wing. Open to the public for tours and viewing.

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