Long Island- America's 1950s Frontier

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September 01, 2012 through December 31, 2012

10am- 5pm,Thursday - Saturday; 12-5pm Sunday.

Long Island Museum

Stony Brook

All Ages

$9; $4 children 6-17, free children 5 and younger.

Event description: The exhibit features compelling artifacts, photographs, and video oral histories, as well as a fashion gallery that displays trendy 1950s clothing. Other special artifacts include a working jukebox, a hat worn by famous developer Robert Moses, and popular toys from the era, like a Red Ryder BB gun. The exhibition will transport viewers to a time brimming with optimism, with difficulties just below the surface. It was a moment when Long Island was at the forefront of where the nation was-- and where it was headed. The exhibition runs through December 31, 2012.

Address: 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790
Phone: 631-751-0066
Website: longislandmuseum.org

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