Sag Harbor Whaling Museum

200 Main St. Sag Harbor, NY 631-725-0770

A collection of the many tools used

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Type: Museum, Maritime, History Price:

$6, $5 seniors and students, $2 younger than 12


This museum is housed in a striking Greek Revival structure. Enter through the jawbones of a whale, which sets the tone for memorabilia that fills the first floor. Included are paintings, log entries, scrimshaw, harpoons and other items associated with the industry that once made Sag Harbor one of the world's foremost whaling ports.


10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily April 29-Oct.31, last admission 4:30 p.m. Call for information on group tours.


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