African American Museum of Nassau County |
110 N Franklin Street
Hempstead, NY 11550
Link: African American Museum of Nassau County Museum Website
|The museum interprets the heritage and contributions of African Americans and is the center for their history, culture, and creative expression on Long Island.
Hours: Open year-round, Tuesday through Saturday. 10 am to 5 pm; Closed Sunday and Monday.
Baldwin Historical Society & Museum |
1980 Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY 11510
Link: Baldwin Historical Society & Museum Website
|The museum maintains a collection of Baldwin artifacts & history.
Hours: Open Sunday 1 to 4 pm and by appointment. For appointments email us. Closed January and February.
East Rockaway Grist Mill Museum |
376 Atlantic Avenue
East Rockaway, NY 11518
Link: East Rockaway Grist Mill Museum Website
|Village Hall Phone: 887-6300,
Now 327 years old, the Grist Mill has two floors filled with historical artifacts, an old fire pump engine, Indian exhibits & period costumes. A Town of Hempstead landmark.
Hours: Open June through Labor Day, Saturday, and Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm. Closed July 4 and Labor Day.
Freeport Historical Museum |
350 S Main Street
Freeport, NY 11520
Link: Freeport Historical Museum Website
|Est. 1961, this historical building (portion circa 1863) houses artifacts special to Freeport's uniqueness, including Vaudeville era artifacts, waterfront memorabilia, and period fashions. Also includes genealogical room on Freeport homes, families and Freeport Fire Department exhibit.
Hours: Open Sunday 2 pm to 5 pm, April 26 through November. Call for group tours.
Historic Nunley's Carousel |
1 Davis Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Link: Historic Nunley's Carousel Website
|Built in 1912, the fully restored 40-horse carousel is a historic object of outstanding design, workmanship and artistry.
Hours: September through June open Tuesday through Friday Noon to 3 pm; Saturday., Sunday & Holidays Noon to 5 pm. July & August open Monday through Sunday Noon to 5 pm.
Joseph L. Landers Memorial Restoration and Preservation |
369 Ocean Avenue
Malverne, NY 11565
|The museum contains local memorabilia with each room having its own theme. An outstanding feature is the chimney with its dedicated bricks honoring former and present Malverne families. Look for the photo display of the stores and their proprietors circa 1954.
Hours: Open Sunday 12 pm to 3 pm. Also tours by appointment.
Levittown Historical Museum |
150 Abbey Lane
Levittown, NY 11756
|The museum houses a collection of memorabilia from the 40s and 50s. Photographs, furnishings, and appliances from original Levitt homes. A walk through this simulated Levitt residence offers an engaging glimpse of Levittown's history.
Hours: Open Wednesdays 2:30 to 4:30 pm; Fridays 7 to 9 pm or by appointment.
Museum of the Village of Rockville Centre (Phillips House Museum) |
28 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11571
Link: Museum of the Village of Rockville Centre Website
|An authentic Victorian home, circa 1880. Houses a collection of kitchen and carpentry tools, examples of period furniture and original Victorian clothing worn in the 19th century. Extensive archives.
Hours: September through June, Saturday and Sunday 1 to 4 pm; July and August, Sunday 1 to 4 pm
Nassau County Police Historical Museum |
1490 Franklin Avenue
Mineola, NY 11501
|Group tours of Police Museum for 4th graders and above. Displays of over 80 years of old station houses, weapons, uniforms, and vehicles. Located inside Police Headquarters in Mineola. Please call for an appointment.
Pagan-Fletcher Restoration |
143 Hendrickson Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580
Link: Pagan-Fletcher Restoration Website
|A splendid example of a restored Victorian home owned by Robert Pagan, a farmer from Scotland. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places and operated by the Valley Stream Historical Society. Oldest gas station in Nassau County on property and country store.
Hours: Open Sundays 1 to 4 pm; also by special group appointment.; closed on major holidays.