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The Long Island Museum welcomes all visitors and affirms its commitment to making its programs and services accessible to everyone. We offer a variety of programs and services to ensure the accessibility of the museum’s collections and exhibitions.

Guided tours of the museum are available to groups with advance reservations. Call (631) 751-0066, ext. 246. Please feel free to discuss your group’s special needs and interests with our staff.
All of the museum’s galleries are accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who need to avoid stairs. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come first-served basis.
Sign language interpreted tours are available for a fee. Please allow 3 weeks advance notice when scheduling your visit.

For more information call (631) 751-0066, ext. 246 or email us at educators@longislandmuseum.org.

Some of these programs and services are made possible by a grant from Suffolk County.

Hours of Operation  
Museum Hours (effective May 31, 2012)
Thursday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Also open Memorial Day, Labor Day and Columbus Day

The Museum is closed to the public Monday through Wednsday unless otherwise noted, and on the following holidays

Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 24 - 25, Jan. 1 and Easter Sunday

Admission Prices

Adults  $9
Seniors 62+  $7
Students 6-17 years and College students (with ID)  $4
Children under 6 years and museum members  FREE

2 for 1 admission every Thursday

Special arrangements and rates are available for groups of 10 or more. Call (631) 751-0066 for further information. Facilities are available for business meetings, conferences and parties. Call (631) 751-0066 ext. 247 for further information.


Visitors Guide Map


Visitors Center
Ticket sales and Museum Shop.

NOTE: Visitors must cross Route 25A at the traffic signal to tour the Carriage House, Art Museum and historic buildings.

2 Mrs. Frank Melville Gardens
Designed and maintained by noted landscaper Conni Cross.
4 Traffic Light & Pedestrian Crosswalk, Route 25A
Follow the sidewalk in front of the Gift Shop to the traffic light, push the pedestrian button, and cross when the WALK signal appears.
5 Walkway to the Carriage House
6 The Carriage Museum
Original 18th and 19th century horse-drawn carriages and artifacts from the museum’s own collection tell the history of transportation on Long Island.
7 Emma Lee Blackford Rockwell Herb Garden Pamela Friebely Memorial Garden
Tended by the North Suffolk Garden Club.
8 Fountain and Horse Trough, 1880
This 20-ton beaux arts fountain once stood at the corner of Madison Avenue and 23rd St. in New York City, a gift to the city from Olivia Phelps Stokes, a charter member of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. She commissioned the fountain so that horses traveling Madison Avenue would have a source of water.
9 Nassakeag One-Room Schoolhouse, 1877
Serving the children of South Setauket from 1877 until 1910, the school accommodated up to 30 students ranging from 5 to 15 years of age.
10 Outdoor Privy, c. 1935
The privy was originally located on the Edward Guzda farm in Miller Place.
11 Samuel H. West Blacksmith Shop c. 1875.
Originally located off Main St. in nearby Setauket, the shop includes West's forges and tools. The shop was in use from 1875 until West's retirement in 1930.
12 Williamson Barn, 1794
The barn was originally located on the Stony Brook farm of Jedediah Williamson, a Revolutionary War hero who made his living as a farmer, millwright and carpenter.
13 Smith Carriage Shed, 1867
Originally located on the Timothy Smith farm in nearby St. James, the shed was used by parishioners to protect their carriages from the weather while attending services at the St. James Episcopal Church. The wrought iron rings at the back of the shed were used for tying up the horses.
14 Smith-Rudyard Burial Ground, 1796
The burial ground was established by the Smith and Rudyard families, early settlers on what is now museum grounds. The headstones are original and date from 1796 to 1865.
15 The Art Museum
Two galleries feature changing exhibitions of American history and art.
A Studio
B Gillespie Meeting Room
C Administration Building
D Curatorial and Education Department Offices

Located at 1200 Route 25A in Stony Brook, the Long Island Museum is a Smithsonian affiliate, dedicated to American history and art with a Long Island connection.  The museum is open Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m and Sunday from noon to 5.  Regular admission is $10 per person, $7 for seniors and $5 for students ages six to 17.  Children under six and museum members are free.

For more information call 631-751-0066

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