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“Barn dance in june” 5 of 5 stars
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Hallockville Museum Farm
6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
516-298-5292
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Ranked #12 of 24 things to do in Riverhead
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Owner description: Find out what life was like on a typical farm on the North Fork of Long Island from 1880 to 1920 by visiting the wonderfully preserved original buildings and observing the artifacts displayed throughout this history museum.
Long Island, New York
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Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Barn dance in june”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had a great time, and came all the way out east to participate in a barn dance that I had seen advertised the previous weekend. My son had a blast running around, and dancing, and it was nice to do something different. Great place, very tidy, very nice people that work there. We'll be back again on our next weekend getaway

Visited June 2014
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English first
Southampton, New York, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Museum in Search of a Theme”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Should be called "Hick-ville" Farm. OK if you like cows and ancient steam tractors, otherwise quaint but pretty boring.

Visited June 2012
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Hampton Bays, New York
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16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Old Long Island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

There are many events that take place here.and each is special in it's own way. My passion is for any of the antique power association displays, as this part of farming history gets forgotten;we tend to jump from the horse drawn plow to the combine and forget all the charming and hardwworking machines in between. To get as much as you can from a single visit, I reccomend the harvest festival that incorporates animals, bluegrass music, good food and drink including local wines and beers,crafts boothes and more.

Visited August 2011
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Long Island, NY
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22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 68 cities Reviews in 68 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Step Back in Time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

One of my favorite local attractions. I haven't missed a Christmas at Hallockville since first introduced a few years ago. Any of their fairs and/or festivals are a great excuse to get out there, but even just a lazy summer day. Farm animals, historical homes and just plenty of room to roam. No fee for walking grounds when there is not a fair going on. Entry to buildings only during guided tours.

Visited December 2011
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New York City, New York
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“Fun Day on the Farm”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

We visited this farm and enjoyed the history and tour. It was an interesting day.

Visited August 2011
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