Suffolk County Historical Society
300 W. Main St. Riverhead, NY 631-727-2881
$5, $3 seniors, $10 families, $1 ages 17 and under, $2 use fee for archival libraryDescription:
Offering a history museum, an art gallery featuring local talent, a research library and archives, and exhibits, programs, and lectures and workshops year-round. Events include a monthly Book & Bottle author lecture series, genealogy workshops, and Tea & Talk luncheons. The museum offers a unique, ever-growing collection of permanent artifacts and alternating exhibits. The research library houses an extensive collection of historic primary source materials made available to visitors. Subscription to the Photo of The Week series is available on website or via email. The mueseum building was built in 1930 but holds artifacts dating back to the 17th-18th centuries.
Currently this society holds over 20,000 artifacts inside the building and it is still growing.Hours:
Museum and gift shop open all year 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat , research library open 12:30-4:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat.
Exhibit: A Time Portal to the North Fork - Photographs of Riverhead to Orient Point Suffolk County Historical Society, Riverhead , NY
Book and Bottle with Allison McGovern and Georgette Grier-Key Suffolk County Historical Society, Riverhead , NY
African American Genealogy Workshop with Julius and Joysetta Pearce Suffolk County Historical Society, Riverhead , NY
Book and Bottle with Antonia Petrash Suffolk County Historical Society, Riverhead , NY
Book and Bottle with George Giannaris Suffolk County Historical Society, Riverhead , NY