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Long Island museum's new carriage galleries perfect for auto enthusiasts
Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages: A large collection of carriages on display in multiple galleries offers a close look at personal transportation before the gasoline engine. Two new carriage galleries opened there last spring. There is also an authentic 19th century carriage-making shop. Open Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., noon-5 p.m.; admission $9 adults, $7 seniors 62 and over, $4 for students 6-17, and free for children under 6 and members, check site for holiday hours & events; 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook; information: www.longislandmuseum.org, 631-751-0066.