'From Prey to Protection' - Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum

Date: 10/03/10 through 09/05/11
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-5pm
Ages: All
Price: Museum admission: $6; $5 seniors and students; free children under 5
301 Main St. - 631-367-3418
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724

Description: For thousands of years, mankind has hunted whales. Fifty years ago, public opinion began to change, and commercial whaling came to a halt. What happened? Why? Explore the events behind this complete turnabout in public attitude through artifacts and historic film.