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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

Dec18

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

Dec26

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

Dec27

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

Dec28

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

Dec31

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

Jan8

Making Memories by the Sea The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Jan11

Little Fishies: Arctic Animals The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Jan13

Rubber Ducky Party The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Jan15

Dream Big! In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Jan17

Build-a-Boat Teen/Tween Drop-Off Program The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Jan18

Harbor Nights: Seafaring Cheese and Hard Tack The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

Jan27

Penguin-Palooza The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor , NY

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