The Whaling Museum and Education Center
301 Main St. (Rte. 25A) Cold Spring Harbor, NY 631-367-3418
$6, $5 ages 4-18 and seniors, $20 families; Sun. before noon admission is by donation onlyDescription:
In a picturesque village of galleries and shops, this 4-room museum contains memorabilia such as a 19th century 30-foot whaleboat (one of a dozen in the world), harpoons, scrimshaw and a diorama of the whaling port in its 1850 heyday. Visitors can listen to the song of the humpback whale and participate in the hands-on activity center.Hours:
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. and Sun, 12 p.m.-4 p.m. Tues.- Fri. (closed Mondays Labor Day to Memorial Day). Extended summer hours: open daily 11 a.m.-5 p.m.