Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, Glen Cove

#26 of 52 in Museums in Long Island
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Museum is a center for research on Long Island geology and a valued resource in the study of the Island's Native American archaeology. Reference collections of original archaeological artifacts and geological phenomena are maintained. These are used in exhibits and Museum educational programs and are available for special research purposes. A gift shop provides materials and publications related to the exhibits and educational programming, with emphasis on the natural history of Long Island.
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  • We came here on a Sunday and it was nice and quiet. Museum wasn't open. Bathrooms right outside were. We did all the trails. the trails right by the water were the best. The beach had high tide so we....  more »
  • Visited end of March with all of the COVID-19 closures. The museum was not open, but the trails were very well maintained and easy enough for a 4 year old. Also played on the beach for a bit...  more »
  • This is a great Museum to visit in hot or cold weather. They have historic exhibits about Native Long Island Indians. You will like this museum for their exhibits of minerals and gemstones.
  • Pretty cool place to hike and see nature, plus there's an interesting museum and gift shop.

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