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East End Seaport Maritime Museum

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Address: Greenport, NY
Phone Number: +1 631-477-2100
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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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Great Lighthouse Tours and Interesting Lectures

Tucked between the Fireboat Firefighter Museum and the Greenport Railroad Museum of Long Island, this a great place to take the kids for brief look at some local maritime history... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 29, 2016
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Greenlawn, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

The Museum does not live up to it's location within the historic and beautiful Greenport train depot. What you will find is a haphazardly curated mishmash. Common guys and gals on the museum board. You have the preeminent location. Step up to the task and hire a curator to make this a serious exhibit. The potential is there to have... More 

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Greenlawn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Tucked between the Fireboat Firefighter Museum and the Greenport Railroad Museum of Long Island, this a great place to take the kids for brief look at some local maritime history. The museum is small enough to keep kids intrigued bore you hop on board one of their lighthouse cruises. A must if you're in the Greenport area. Check out their... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

It's located in the original train station now serving as the museum. There are items on ship design, far flung whaling, defense of the nation including the Nazi threat, lighthouse lights, and many other topics. Great story about a local restaurant owner whose seafaring life is a real saga of the seas. Good for those who enjoy poring over paraphernalia... More 

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Morton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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