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Nice old history to see

Been there twice with kids' school trips. Plenty to see and walk around. Staff is very good and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2015
Pete G
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Long Island, New York
Lovely local historical museum and farm

Really interesting close-up of North Fork settlers with farm animals and outbuildings. Several... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Upislandfriend
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Garden City, New York
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24 Jul 2018
“Lovely local historical museum and farm”
3 Feb 2018
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Find out what life was like on a typical farm on the North Fork of Long Island from 1880 to 1920 by visiting the wonderfully preserved original buildings and observing the artifacts displayed throughout this history museum.
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6038 Sound Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901-5609
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+1 516-298-5292
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Really interesting close-up of North Fork settlers with farm animals and outbuildings. Several homes with different eras represented. Special Christmas fair and personable docents.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Upislandfriend
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Don't bother. It's a very "local's only" atmosphere for Queens transplants. The entire experience was sub-par. I would not recommend it to anyone.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

All of the employees are well informed and very friendly. My nephew got married there and my grandson went to camp there.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

We went to the fiber fair on the weekend and the grandchildren had a great time petting the animals! They had demonstrations sheep shearing and lamas! If you are into knitting or crocheting it was the place to be! They also had woodworking demos and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

First time there nice place museum nice, went for the fair. The kids had a great time with all the animals and music which kept them entertained. I love all the craft booths demonstration. Everyone friendly and willing to tell you about their craft they...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank alicyn63
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I went with my 3 teen daughters to see what the museum had to offer. We had a delightful tour guide, Colette, who kept everyone actively engaged for almost 2 hours! She was a wealth of information, yet kept it fun for everyone. We tend...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank matmar2016
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

A collection of farm houses, barns and out buildings, with animals, gardens and fields demonstrating farm life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Hallocks were the first to land on this part of Long Island, migrating from New Haven, CT and their...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JHAllen
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This place is terrific !...They have different events going on through the year!...We got to feed the horses hay!!!

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank chichinewyork
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Been there twice with kids' school trips. Plenty to see and walk around. Staff is very good and imparts historical information at a good pace and with interest. Hands-on activities for kids too. Trip can be completed in 2 hours without missing anything.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Pete G
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Everyone should know more about their history and if you visit Hallockville, you will learn alot! There is so much to do there, you can spend a day.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Louise W
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