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The Whaling Museum and Education Center

301 Main St. (Rte. 25A) Cold Spring Harbor , NY 631-367-3418

The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum in Cold

The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum in Cold Spring Harbor has galleries of artifacts, art and photographs pertaining to whaling. (2010) Photo Credit: Handout

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Type:

Kids, Museum, Maritime

Price:

$6, $5 ages 4-18 and seniors, Members free (Special programs may have additional fee, check website for details). Every Summer Wednesday is "Welcome Wednesday" with evening hours of 5-7 p.m., with pay-as-you-wish admission.

Description:

The museum will be closed Sept. 4 for renovation until October 2nd when they will be having a re-opening event.

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. daily from Memorial Day-Labor Day

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Event schedule

Mon20

Exhibit: Untold Stories The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Sun26

Arrowhead Workshop The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Sun26

Arrowhead Workshop The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Sun3

Holidays in the Harbor Sea Glass Ornaments The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Sun3

Holidays in the Harbor: Menorah Workshop The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Sun10

Ye Olde Victorian Holiday Party The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Wed13

Quilling Workshop for Teens The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Thu14

Harbor Nights: Ugly Sweater Party The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Thu14

Sea Shell Ornaments The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Tue26

Craft Stations The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Wed27

Scrimshaw Workshop The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Thu28

Build-a-Boat Workshop The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Sun31

New Year’s Family Bash The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

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