Museums

Nassau County operates numerous museums and plays host to others by providing the property and physical facilities as well as other services. Museums directly run by the Nassau County Parks, Recreation, and Museums Department are denoted by an asterisk (*). These museums provide a range of artistic and educational experiences for the public. Select a museum name below for more information and links to dedicated museum websites. In addition, the county manages several historic homes that do not operate as separate museums, some of which are listed here.

Location Information

County RegionMuseum NameMuseum Location
Central NassauAfrican American Museum and Center for Applied Arts*110 N. Franklin Street
Hempstead, NY
Phone:516-572-0730
On Site Staff:Yes
North ShoreCedarmere*Bryant Avenue
Roslyn Harbor, NY
Grounds are open to the public


dawn to dusk.
Buildings are under renovation.


North ShoreChelsea Mansion*Muttontown Lane
East Norwich, NY
Phone:516-571-8551
On Site Staff:Yes
Central NassauCradle of Aviation Museum1 Davis Avenue
Uniondale (11553), NY
Phone:516-572-4111
On Site Staff:Yes
North ShoreElderfields200 Port Washington Boulevard
Flower Hill, NY
Phone:516-571-8130
On Site Staff:Yes
North ShoreFalaise127 Middleneck Road
Sands Point, NY
Phone:516-571-7900
On Site Staff:Yes
North ShoreGarvies Point Museum and PreserveBarry Drive
Glen Cove, NY
Phone:516-571-8010
On Site Staff:Yes
North ShoreHempstead House127 Middleneck Road
Sands Point, NY
Phone:516-571-7900
On Site Staff:Yes
North ShoreHolocaust Memorial and Educational Center100 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, NY
Phone:516-571-8040
On Site Staff:Yes
Central NassauLong Island Children's Museum11 Davis Ave.
Uniondale (11553), NY
Phone:516-224-5800
On Site Staff:Yes
North ShoreMalcolm House*Old Jericho Turnpike
Jericho, NY
Phone: 516-433-7970 (Cornell Cooperattive Extension) On Site Staff:No


Central NassauNassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center1 Davis Avenue
Uniondale (11553), NY
Phone:516-572-4177


North ShoreNassau County Museum of Art1 Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY
Phone:516-484-9337
On Site Staff:Yes
Central NassauOld Bethpage Village Restoration* Old Bethpage Village Website1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage, NY
Phone:516-572-8400
On Site Staff:Yes
North ShoreRoslyn Grist Mill*1384 Old Northern Boulevard
Roslyn, NY
Phone:N/A
On Site Staff:N/A
North ShoreSaddle Rock Grist Mill*Grist Mill Lane
Saddle Rock, NY
Phone:516-571-7608
On Site Staff:No
North ShoreScience Museum of Long Island1526 N. Plandome Road
Manhasset, NY
Phone:516-627-9400
On Site Staff:Yes
South ShoreTackapausha Museum*Washington Avenue
Seaford, NY
Phone:516-571-7443
On Site Staff:Yes
South ShoreWantagh Railroad Museum1700 Wantagh Avenue
Wantagh, NY
Phone:516-826-8767
On Site Staff:No
Central
Nassau
Hofstra University Museum of Art
112 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1260
Phone: 516-463-3565
On Site Staff: Yes