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The Whale Next Door: Whales Around Long Island

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  • Jan. 16, 2020, 6:30 refreshments, 7pm chat
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 279 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $10 Suggested; Museum Members & CRESLI Members $5 Suggested

Have you wondered which whales swim by our shores? Join this visually rich presentation about the diverse whales and pinnipeds found locally today, from energetic dolphins to enormous fin whales. Find out how recent research illuminates our understanding of our colossal neighbors, and how our actions impact their future. Special Guest: Dr. Arthur Kopelman. RSVP online.

About The Whaling Museum and Education Center

279 Main St.

Cold Spring Harbor, NY


  • Standard hours: 11-5 M-F, 11-5 Sat-Sun
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: No
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): No
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): No
  • Family bathroom: Yes

  • Our mission is to explore the ever-changing relationship between humans and whales through inquiry-based education and interpretation of artifacts that emphasize the cultural, scientific and environmental significance of Long Island and the Sea. We help members and visitors make informed decisions about our marine environment.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Play area: Indoor
  • Party room: Yes

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