Summer Fun Guide 2014 – Museums

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Long Island features historic museums with exhibits for adults and children. Bookmark this page as we will update it regularly to share new and exciting events happening throughout our communities.

African American Museum and Center for Education and Applied Arts

110 North Franklin Street,

Hempstead NY 11550-3029

516-572-0730

taags.aam@gmail.com                 

Tuesday through Saturday; 10 am – 5 pm

Cradle of Aviation Museum

Charles Lindbergh Blvd.

Garden City, NY 11530

(516) 572-4111

(516) 572-4066

Hours

Tuesday through Sunday, 9:30-5:00

Open Mondays that fall on holidays and school breaks

Admission: Museum includes aviation museum galleries, Junior Jet Club and X-Ride Theatre

Museum: Adult $14 (Combo $19)

Child/Senior $12 (Combo $17)

Planetarium $8

Dome Theatre $8

Nunley’s Carousel $2

Junior Jet Club $2.50 

Exhibits: Nassau Engineering for Kids July 7th-August 29th

Long Island Children’s Museum

www.LICM .com

11 Davis Ave, Garden City NY

(516) 224-5800

Open Tuesday–Sunday

from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

General Admission $12

Visitors over 65 are FREE

Members and Children (Under 1)  are FREE

Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County

www.holocaust-nassau.org

100 Crescent Beach Rd, Glen Cove NY

(516) 571-8040

Saturday, Sunday and holidays,

Guided tours 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m

Adults $10

Seniors $5

Students $4

Events:

Enemy of the Reich:

The Noor Inayat Khan Story

Sunday, June 1, 4:30 p.m.

Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

Generations: an Event Honoring Holocaust Survivors,

Liberators, Righteous Among the Nations, and Their Descendants

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

6th Annual Golf Outing

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Muttontown Club, East Norwich, New York

Nassau County Museum of Art

www.nassaumuseum.org

One Museum Drive

Roslyn Harbor

(516) 484-9338

Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Admission:

Adults $10

Seniors (62+) $8

Students $4

Children (4-12) $4

Museum Members Free

Parking Fees $2 per car on Saturdays and Sundays only

Events:

Masquerade in the Garden

The Museum Ball

Celebrating 25 Years

Saturday, June 14 at 7 p.m.

Party in the Garden

Sunday, June 22, 1-4 p.m.

Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center

https://www.ncfiremuseum.org/

Garden City, 1 Davis Avenue (across from Mitchell Athletic Complex)

Phone:516-572-4177

Hours (fall – spring): Tuesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Mondays that fall on holidays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Summer Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission: $3.50 (children) – $4 (adults).

Wantagh Railroad Museum

https://www.wantagh.li/museum/

Sunday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, from mid April through mid November

(516) 826-8767

The American Guitar Museum

https://www.americanguitarmuseum.com/

1810 New Hyde Park Road

(516) 488-5000

 

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve

https://www.garviespointmuseum.com/

50 Barry Drive, Glen Cover NY 11542

Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Admission $3

Nassau County Police Museum

https://www.policeny.com/ncpdm2005.html

1490 Franklin Avenue, Mineola NY

(516) 573-7620

The American Airpower Museum at Republic

https://americanairpowermuseum.com/

1230 New Highway, Farmingdale NY

(631) 293-6398

Thursday – Sunday

10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Membership $55

$150 Unlimited admission for two adults and two children under 12

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