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No Days Off From Fun!

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Pupils On Trip To Museum Looking At Map And Making Notes

The winter brings lots of days off from school. If they’re not filled with holiday activities or blizzards, a visit to one of Long Island’s many museums, historical sites, and nature centers is a lot of fun for the entire family. We’ve compiled a list of 15 places — these should keep you busy and smiling! 

  1. Bailey Arboretum

Bayville Road and Feeks Lane
Lattington
516-571-8020
https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/2818/Bailey-Arboretum

  1. Fire Island Lighthouse

Fire Island
631-687-4750
https://www.nps.gov/fiis/planyourvisit/fireislandlighthouse.htm

  1. Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

Barry Drive
Glen Cove
516-571-8010
https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/2821/Garvies-Point-Museum-and-Preserve

  1. Long Island Maritime Museum

86 West Avenue
West Sayville
631-854-2774
http://www.limaritime.org

  1. long-island-aquarium-and-exhibition-centerLong Island Aquarium

431 East Main Street
Riverhead
631-208-9200
http://www.longislandaquarium.com/

  1. Long Island Children’s Museum

Garden City
516-224-5800
http://www.licm.org/

 7. Long Island Science Center

21 North Country Road
Rocky Point
631-208-8000
http://www.lisciencecenter.org/

  1. maritime-exploriumMaritime Explorium

101 East Broadway
Port Jefferson
631-331-3277
http://maritimeexplorium.org/

  1. Quogue Wildlife Refuge

3 Old Country Road
Quogue
http://quoguewildliferefuge.org/

  1. Science Museum of Long Island

1526 North Plandome Road
Plandome
516-627-9400
http://www.smli.org/

  1. Seatuck Nature Centers

Islip, East Islip, and East Setauket
631-581-6908
http://www.seatuck.orgcalverton-ponds-courtesy-the-nature-conservancy-1

  1. Sweetbriar Nature Center

62 Eckernkamp Drive
Smithtown
631-979-6344
http://sweetbriarnc.org/

  1. The Long Island Museum

1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook
631-751-0066
http://longislandmuseum.org/

  1. theodore-roosevelt-nature-centerTheodore Roosevelt Nature Center

Jones Beach State Park
Wantagh
516-780-3295
http://www.nysparks.com/environment/nature-centers/4/details.aspx

  1. whaling-museum-and-educational-centerWhaling Museum and Education Center

Main Street
Cold Spring Harbor
631-367-3418
http://www.cshwhalingmuseum.org/index.html

 

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