Raynham Hall is in Oyster Bay, New York. Home of the Townsend family, one of the founding families of Oyster Bay, on Long Island, New York, and a member of George Washington's Culper Ring of spies, the house was renamed Raynham Hall (seat of the Marquesses Townshend) after the Townsend seat in Norfolk, England, in 1850 by a grandson of the original owner. The house is now owned by the Town of Oyster Bay and operated as a public museum by the Friends of Raynham Hall Museum, Inc. Raynham Hall is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, a Town of Oyster Bay Landmark, and is a featured site on the Oyster Bay History Walk audio walking tour. It is located at 20 West Main Street, right in the heart of Oyster Bay.To plan Oyster Bay vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
Raynham Hall Museum reviews
The Home is very interesting, as is the story of its owner (Robert Townsend, REvolutionary Spymaster). The staff is very knowledgable, and as a bonus,Oyster Bay is a quaint town to walk around more »
We had a very pleasant visit to Raynham Hall. It was my interest in the Culper Spy Ring that brought me here and I was not disappointed. We were fortunate to have Joanne Perotta as our Docent and she.... more »
Our guide was informative, funny, and personal so we learned a lot! There was a lot of history on display- including what we were told was the first documented Valentine in New York!
Fantastic visit! They have a lot of great history on display, and Claire was amazing.
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