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Museums around Long Island

Founder and executive director of The American Guitar

(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Ever wondered about the history of a guitar? Or airplanes or railroads? Diverse museums around Long Island offer a glimpse back into history, from animals to planetariums.

  • Weusi, a black artist group of 50 years

    African American Museum of Nassau County History, Museum, Kids, Art 110 N. Franklin St. Hempstead Depicts history and contributions of local African-Americans; films, lectures, exhibits and special programs all year; ...

  • 88-year-old WWII Veteran Robert Reynolds takes a trip

    American Airpower Museum Museum, Air & Space, Air & Space 1230 New Highway Republic Airport East Farmingdale America's World War II aviation heritage brought to life with flying WWII fighters and bombers, ...

  • Founder and executive director of The American Guitar

    American Guitar Museum Museum, Specialized / Other 1810 New Hyde Park Rd. New Hyde Park Forget "Guitar Hero." Here, stars are the guitars and their makers. "Serious guitar players and ...

  • American Merchant Marine Museum Museum, Maritime Steamboat Road on grounds of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point Features artwork and artifacts relating to the United States Merchant Marines and the vocation of ...

  • Autoseum in Mineola. (July 22, 2015)

    Autoseum Museum 100 County Seat Dr. Mineola Automotive teaching museum, a combination auto museum and school for auto-body specialists. ...

  • Cedarmere House, on Bryant Avenue in Roslyn Harbor,

    Cedarmere Preserve History, Preserve Bryant Avenue just north of Northern Boulevard Roslyn Harbor Former home of celebrated literary figure William Cullen Bryant, featuring Bryant's house and grounds overlooking ...

  • Take a tour of 65-room mansion Coe Hall

    Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum Museum, History 1395 Planting Fields Rd. Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park Oyster Bay Estate of William Robertson Coe and Standard Oil heiress Mai Rogers Coe. The Tudor revival-style ...

  • Samantha Passeggio, age 8, and her sister, Ashley,

    Cradle of Aviation Museum Movie theater, Museum, Kids, Summer camp, Air & Space Charles Lindbergh Boulevard Garden City Celebrating the role played by Long Islanders, from the earliest days of flight - most ...

  • East Rockaway Grist Mill Museum in East Rockaway.

    East Rockaway Grist Mill Museum Historical Society Woods and Atlantic avenues East Rockaway Restored 17th-century tidewater mill. Also features historic artifacts and exhibits. ...

  • Freeport Historical Museum in Freeport. (June 1, 2013)

    Freeport Historical Museum Museum, History 350 S. Main St. Freeport Historic structure holding and displaying locally significant artifacts. ...

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