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Whaleboat Chat

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Join this fascinating, drop-in chat exploring the star of the museum's collection: the whaleboat, the only fully equipped whaling vessel with its original gear on display in New York. Discover the who, what, and whys of whaling, imagine what a Nantucket Sleighride was like and touch a harpoon.  

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About The Whaling Museum and Education Center

301 Main St.

Cold Spring Harbor, NY


  • Standard hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11-4pm
  • 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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