Parks, Recreation & Museums

Posted on: February 10, 2017

MANGANO ANNOUNCES “CRAFTY CRITTERS” PROGRAM AT TACKAPAUSHA MUSEUM DURING SCHOOL WINTER RECESS

Seaford, NY – Although schools are closed for winter recess, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announces that Tackapausha Museum and Preserve is open and hosting a family-friendly “Enchantment of Spring” program on February 22nd, 23rd, and 24th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Come down to the museum, meet the animals and enjoy a fun craft! The program is $5 per person.

Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
The Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, the first tract of preserve land acquired by Nassau County, is one of the most popular preserves on the South Shore. The Museum and Preserve provides residents with the opportunity to enjoy a physically and spiritually invigorating hike in a convenient and accessible location. In addition, the preserve incorporates a 3,000-square-foot museum with displays about the ecology of Long Island, as well as animal exhibits and shows and interactive activities for children.

The preserve consists of three sections with trails that meander through each part. In the southern section, the preserve is host to the largest Atlantic White Cedar “stand,” or grouping of trees, in Nassau County, located in a swamp just north of Tackapausha Pond, near Merrick Road. In the central section, a small, secluded pond draws waterfowl and amphibians. The northern section, between Clark and Jerusalem avenues, includes a small wetland.

Tackapausha Museum and Preserve is located at: 2225 Washington Avenue, Seaford, NY 11783 and is open Thursday to Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Regular admission is $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for children over 5 and senior citizens. For further information please call: (516) 571-7443 or visit the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.

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