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Long Island museum's new carriage galleries perfect for auto enthusiasts

This working 1910 Buick Model 16 owned by

This working 1910 Buick Model 16 owned by Richard Knies still runs and won Best Vintage at the Concours D'Elegance at Americana Manhasset. (Oct. 20, 2013) Credit: Adam Fusfeld

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:, 631-751-0066.

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