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Suffolk County Sea Glass Festival at The Whaling Museum and Education Center

Suffolk County Sea Glass Festival

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  • Aug. 07, 2022, 11am-4pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $10 (Age 3 & under are free) | Members $8. All event activities included, except for optional pendant workshop. Optional Sea Glass Pendant Workshop is $7 | Members $5 - Advanced Registration Required
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Explore and celebrate the world of sea glass in this first-time event on Long Island! The museum is hosting activities for all ages throughout the day. *Discover the history of sea glass ​*Bring your sea glass for expert identification with Mary McCarthy, Executive Director of The Beachcombing Center *Shard of the Year contest - present your favorite piece for display! *Explore the history of antique bottles with expert George Fisher *Bring your antique & vintage glass bottles for appraisal with the Long Island Antique Bottle Association *Create sea glass jewelry in our workshop *See current glass art from local glass artists and vendors *Kids enjoy a glass-themed scavenger hunt *Listen to sea shanties performed by The Royal Yard *View the museum's exhibitions about Long Island history *Grab a bite from The Big Black Food Truck 

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About The Whaling Museum and Education Center

301 Main Street

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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