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Mather House Museum

115 Prospect St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1812
+1 631-473-2665
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Interesting bit of history

An interesting look at a historical home in Port Jeff. And quite a hat collection! Great to go... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
Lisa T
Providence, Rhode Island
Great Museum!!

The Mather House is a beautiful museum. While stopping by to check it out, I learned a lot of... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
Shane P
via mobile
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“self guided” (2 reviews)
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115 Prospect St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1812
+1 631-473-2665
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

An interesting look at a historical home in Port Jeff. And quite a hat collection! Great to go during Dickens Days if you want refreshments too!

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The Mather House is a beautiful museum. While stopping by to check it out, I learned a lot of interesting facts about the Mathers and all about early Port Jeff village. My tour guide Anna was amazing. She took me all-throughout the museum and knew...More

4  Thank Shane P
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I went here because I heard good things about the museum & that part was great. What ruined it was the guide Anna. For starters the brochure says "suggested donation" and the website also said it was by donations - that is not a problem,...More

11  Thank MuseumGurlXXX
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is a sweet, self-guided museum and gift shop. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. There is a surprisingly large assortment of antiques and near antiques.

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 7 November 2015

The clock museum is the highlight. Incredible collection of clocks. I strongly recommend taking some exTra time when visiting Port Jefferson Village to stop and visit this attraction.

Thank Deneen G
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Loved it. The clock museum was great. The little village was so cute. The interesting history of John T Mather was enjoyed by both my husband and I.

Thank Deneen G
Reviewed 13 July 2015

While visiting port Jefferson, we were looking for something different to do. We saw a few signs for this museum and figured we go see what it was about. It was a little hard to find and looks like all the other houses on the...More

2  Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 11 July 2015

The staff are extremely welcoming. Very interesting local artifacts. Staff very knowlegable about history.

2  Thank NDLI63
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We had a nice visit today as a family. It was interesting. We toured for about an hour. The guide knew general information about the items, clocks and Mather family.

1  Thank peggyaue831983
Reviewed 9 June 2014

I think that our guide could have been a little more well versed. She had a tendency to ramble and correct herself. Perhaps she was new. She was pleasant. The brochure said that the "suggested donation" for a family was $5.00 so my husband &...More

3  Thank moosemagnet
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