Spring Break Week – School is Closed, We Are Open!
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announces that Old Bethpage Village Restoration will host a “Hands on History” program during spring break on Wednesday, April 12th, Thursday, April 13th and Friday, April 14th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Visitors will learn how to churn butter, participate in military drills, play 19th-century games, including thaumatropes (optical toy). Plus, participants can choose 3 of the 5 following craft activities: pinch pots, tool box, wizzer, string dolls, and fan making.
About Old Bethpage Village Restoration:
Old Bethpage Village Restoration provides visitors with a unique and wonderful opportunity to step back in time and experience life in a recreated mid-19th Century American village set on more than 200 acres. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Last admission is at 3:00 p.m. Entrance fees are: $12 for adults, $8 for children (5 – 12), seniors and volunteer firefighters.
Old Bethpage Village Restoration is located at 1303 Round Swamp Road in Old Bethpage (Exit 48 of the Long Island Expressway). For further information, please call Old Bethpage Village Restoration at (516) 572-8400.
For more information about Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museum, please call (516) 572-0200 or visit www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.