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East End Seaport Maritime Museum

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Address: Greenport, NY
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Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: The mission of the museum is to recognize, restore and preserve the...
The mission of the museum is to recognize, restore and preserve the maritime heritage of the East End of Long Island by sponsoring ongoing activities such as annual lighthouse cruises and lighthouse maintenance projects.
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Must see in Greenport...

Small but mighty museum packed with great historical exhibits yet interesting enough for the kids to enjoy...

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Christineabella
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Greenport, New York
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Greenport, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Small but mighty museum packed with great historical exhibits yet interesting enough for the kids to enjoy...

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The Seaport Museum has so much to offer. You can really see the enormity of what they do if you come during the Maritime Festival held in September. It will be September 25, 26 & 27th in 2015. The cruises are great, fun, informative and educational. If you are a lover of lighthouses, history, the water, and have an appreciation... More 

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NYC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This charming museum runs a number of differing lighthouse tours - if you are interested in lighthouses and their historical role, one of these tours is about as good as it gets. You get up close to many (apparently there are more lighthouses off the town of Southold, NY than anywhere else) and can get off at one - the... More 

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Yonkers, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Come by and see all the maritime history of Greenport in one place. Easy to get to from the train or bus station.

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Williston pk., New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a delightful day walking around seaport and observing the HUGE vessels that were docked there. Many were well over 100 feet!! We actually stood next to them and had a picture taken. You can always dream. After walking around we had lunch at Claudio,s outside deck. The food and service were very good. Will deffinitly made a return... More 

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New York City
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112 reviews 112 reviews
22 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Our experience aboard the Peconic Star Express was unforgettable. We were on the water for nearly five hours, encountering five different lighthouses: Bug Light, Orient Point Light, Plum Island Light, Little Gull Light, and Race Rock Light. Each one was quite different and all were fascinating. The captain and crew members were competent and kind as they brought us to... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

If you are a light house enthusiast-this is a small but good museum. If you are in Greenport take the time. Research ahead for local boat tours at very reasonable cost.

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Long Island, NY
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had a negative experience with this place. We arrived there and tried to enter (OPEN sign was on the door). A rather unpleasant male blocked the door and informed me that though the sign said "OPEN," they were closed and that they had a special group coming and would not be opening to the public. Later in the afternoon... More 

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Holbrook, New York
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128 reviews 128 reviews
17 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What a Great Trip, stopped at 7 Lighthouses on The North fork, the Captain got us So Close to The Lighthouses on This Huge Ferry that I Was Very Impressed! It was A 6 hour Tour, Left Greenport at 9am and We Had A Wonderful day, had Lunch and Snacks along With Beer Wine and Soft Drinks Aboard the Peconic... More 

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Baldwin, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

It was fun for the whole family. The fish, the shows and all the thing to look at were both entertaining and educational. We stayed there for about 3 hours and enjoyed every minute. The staff was super friendly and knowledgeable. We all learned a lot

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