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East End Seaport Maritime Museum

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Address: Greenport, NY
Phone Number: 6314772100
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Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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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Tour the Lighthouses

Our trip to Long Island wouldn't be complete without the light house tour. Such fascinating history and to think they are privately maintained. A vital role in maritime history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2016
Kristin K
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Morton, Illinois
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Morton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Our trip to Long Island wouldn't be complete without the light house tour. Such fascinating history and to think they are privately maintained. A vital role in maritime history, these light houses were an adventure. I dont mind being on the waves, so we enjoyed sitting outside and getting sprayed occasionally by the sea mist. For those who prefer a... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Another MUST SEE when visiting Greenport, lots of intriguing artifacts in this museum. Great photos, old details of Greenport's whaling past, a small aquarium tank, clean restroom. But check times when it is open. It is open more in the Summer than at other times.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

small but unique. Love the fact that it is almost on top of the railroad tracks We were at a party and the food was spectacular. located in a beautiful area in Greenport.

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Greenport, New York
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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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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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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
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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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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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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
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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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