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The Wonderful World of Horseshoe Crabs

What has 10 eyes, legs that chew, blood that saves your life, and is 445 million years old? Hear from Dr. John Tanacredi, "The Horseshoe Crab Whisperer" and world authority on the Horseshoe Crab, about recent studies from 115 beaches on Long Island. 

Upcoming Events at The Whaling Museum and Education Center

About The Whaling Museum and Education Center

301 Main St.

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

631-387-3418

  • 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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