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Scrimshaw Workshop

  • Oct. 16, 2021 through Oct. 23, 2021, Saturdays, 2pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $10, $5 members plus admission: $6; $5 seniors 62 and older and children 4-18; free for children 3 and younger and those with ​Active Military with ID
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Explore scrimshaw, a true American folk art. See examples from the museum collection and discover how whalers carved teeth, bones and baleen into beautiful works of art.  Sketch, carve, and ink a “fauxshaw” keepsake box to take home. 

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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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