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East End Seaport Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:30
Open today: 11:00 - 16:30
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Great museum and light house tour

We took the Peconic Star Bug lighthouse tour. You buy the tickets online at Peconic Cruise Line... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Karen E
Nassau, New York
Great Fun for all.

It was nice to find a museum that was open on a weekday in a town that caters to weekend visitors... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
New York City, New York
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The mission of the museum is to recognize, restore and preserve the maritime heritage of the East End of Long Island by sponsoring ongoing activities such as annual lighthouse cruises and lighthouse maintenance projects.
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3rd St, Greenport, NY 11944
+1 631-477-2100
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

We took the Peconic Star Bug lighthouse tour. You buy the tickets online at Peconic Cruise Line and get registered at the museum. The bug lighthouse tour and info session was great. the boat docks at the light house and you actually get to go...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen E
Reviewed 31 July 2018

It was nice to find a museum that was open on a weekday in a town that caters to weekend visitors. The museum has exhibits on the local fishing and boat building industries, is run by volunteers and charges no admission. Being located in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Out of the way. small but authentic and interesting and quaint museum in historic Greenport. A whaling port in its early days.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 406georgea
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Excellent Cruise. Very informative. Narrator had wonderful, humorous and factual stories. We were able to see lighthouses, seals, and a beautiful sunset. Food is served on board.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank maria20160
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Though very small this maritime museum was delightful. Photographs, ship models, a Fresnel Lens... A children's room for nautical arts and crafts is a nice addition.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mercy007
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the Museum during the annual Maritime festival. The festivities were fun and lively. We took the 3 hour lighthouse cruise and found it to be the absolute best bargain on the Island. The cruise was enjoyable and the narrator provided interesting historical insights...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jeffery S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Housed in the former Greenport train station. There's a handful of 2-hour parking space in front of the museum, but no dedicated spaces. There's a small lot between a side street and where the cars line up for the ferry where I parked. *shrug* Their...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Interesting museum about the history of Greenport and area light houses. It's small so does not take much time.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank rsw62
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If the weather is nice this is the place to go! Great food and drink options around the marina too. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Stephan212
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The Museum does not live up to it's location within the historic and beautiful Greenport train depot. What you will find is a haphazardly curated mishmash. Common guys and gals on the museum board. You have the preeminent location. Step up to the task and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank littlemisslucy
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