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Nassau County Museum of Art

One Museum Drive, Roslyn, NY 11576
516-484-9337
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Roslyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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massapequa, new york
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This was my initial visit. I wandered the extensive grounds: the grounds contain 20 or so sculptures. A few were fascinating, some interesting and some I just didn't get. Perhaps my favorite work was the oddly named "Wood Duck." A large, hanging metal disc that reflect it's image in the pond above which it hands. (Photo below). Inside you move... More

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New Hyde Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The Nassau County Art Museum is a wonderful, small art museum located in Roslyn, NY. It is important to visit the website to see what exhibit is on display, because it will likely take up most of the exhibit space. My daughter and I have made many trips here through the years and have made wonderful memories. It is great... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nassau County Museum is a lovely small museum that is easy to navigate. The exhibits are well chosen with knowledgeable docents giving tours often. The ground are lovely and fun to walk around with lots of sculpture pieces spread out throughout.

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Smithtown, New York, United States
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22 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The museum originally belonged to William Cullen Bryant and was also the former Frick estate. It contains a permanent collection of Tiffany paintings, plus borrowed exhibits from world-class galleries and museums. There are 35 sculptures in the 145 acres of garden. There is also a formal garden where weddings are held.

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Locust Valley, New York
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25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a neighborhood gem. It is a lovely museum on beautiful grounds of the North Shore of Long Island. The sculpture gardens are impressive. The collections are always changing and are always interesting. Worth the visit. I once saw William Wegman and he had brought two of his dogs!

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Long Island City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

There was a nice garden with roses, lavender and all kinds of pretty flowers blooming, and an impressive sculpture garden. Lots of well-maintained fields to have a picnic on the grounds if you choose to do so. Did not see any cafe or place to eat, so don't go here hungry. But there were only two floors of art, with... More

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New York City, New York
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Last weekend my husband and I made a trip to this beautiful and tranquil treasure on Long Island's North Shore. The exhibit was of 'A Garden Party', art of all media relating to the title - sculpture, murals, photos, garments and more. This museum is really a shift away from the day to day; it's hidden in a sculpture-filled oasis,... More

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usa
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9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

it took us all of ten minutes to see the art and most of the art is as above. there were a few classy, talented pieces (real works of art)on the first floor, we expected to see more of the same, but no. also, not much to see on the 2 floors, so, all in all was a disappointment. I... More

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West Hempstead, New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We went for Peter Max's exhibit which was great. I would suggest looking on their website for their exhibits. It is a great location in the spring and summer and fall weather.

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Port Washington, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The building and grounds are worth the visit even if the exhibits are not particularly interesting. The nature trails are extensive and scenic and make for a delightful summer day, There is no charge for using the trails. The museum fee is overpriced unless it is something you are particularly interested in.

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