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Yoga at the Museum

$10 per session
All 4 sessions $30

JUNE 6 - Stephanie Lipsey, Luminous Yoga
JUNE 13 - Patty Mitchell
JUNE 20 - Bobbi Kalenderien,
Yoga Haven
JUNE 27 - Breanna Coven,
Yoga & Barre 4 U

7 PM session - space is limited
Reservations Required


Wednesday, June 8th - 7 pm

The Museum will feature a presentation by Town of Oyster Bay Historian John Hammond about the funeral of President Theodore Roosevelt (TR).


Wednesday, June 29th - 7 pm

The 1942 James Cagney film YANKEE DOODLE DANDY, with Joan Leslie and Walter Huston, will be screened at the Museum.

Light refreshments will be served.

Museum Admission




Adults $5.00

(ages 18 and over)

Seniors $4.00

(ages 65 and over)

Teens $4.00

(ages 13 to 17)

Children FREE

(ages 12 and under)

 Group tours available. Call or email ahead.

Individual Membership

$25 / year

Household Membership

$40 / year

Corporate Membership

$150 / year

Lifetime Membership


Join the Museum


Members can participate in running the Museum by joining one of several committees, and assist in planning or running events, monitoring and maintaining the building and its systems, selling Museum items and souvenirs, or leading tours of the exhibits. If interested in joining any of our committees - Reception, Education, Building & Grounds, Communications, Reception-Membership, Fundraising, Exhibits, Public Outreach - drop us a note or call the Museum to volunteer.

Multi-Faith Chorale Concerts in May

Well-received performaces by:

Choir of the First Baptist Church of Glen Cove

Tenor Mark Bleeke, soloist at St. Thomas Episcopal Church

Lauren Levy, cantorial intern at North Country Reform Temple

Cantor Gustavo Gitlin of Congregation Tifereth Israel


Current Exhibit
The North Shore Worships
Through August 20th


On Permanent Exhibit at the NSHM

Paintings & Sculptures of George Gách


View from the Benches
YMCA Little League with Polo


Seats are limited; please RSVP only if you plan to attend the event to Director@NorthShoreHistoricalMuseum.org

Phone (516) 801-1191

Our Corporate Members
DiMascio & Associates, LLP
Garden City
Pistilli Metro Center
Glen Cove
1st Central Savings Bank
Glen Cove
New York Institute of Technology
Old Westbury
Accent on the Home
Glen Cove
The Amsterdam at Harborside
Anton Media Group
Boehm Business Machines
Sea Cliff
BBM Computers
Sea Cliff
Charles of Glen Cove
Glen Cove
The Craigmyle Foundation
Glen Head
Glen Cove Chemists
Glen Cove
Glen Cove Downtown BID
Glen Cove
Glen Cove Mansion
Glen Cove
Glen Cove Police Benevolent Association
Glen Cove
Glen Cove Shopping Center
Glen Cove
Historic Construction Management Corp.
James O'Grady, Architects AIA
Glen Cove
Krystallogy Pilates
Glen Cove
LVI Bistro
Locust Valley
Miller Realty Associates
Glen Cove
North Coast Subaru
Glen Cove
Printstars, Inc.
Sea Cliff
Richard Klenkel, CPA CFP
Glen Cove
Salon Solis
Sea Cliff
Sea Cliff Village Library
Sea Cliff
Sherman Art Conservation
Sea Cliff
Smiros & Smiros Architects, LLP
Glen Cove
Sorenson Lumber Inc.
Glen Cove
TEC Systems, Inc.
Long Island City
Twin Harbors Restaurant
United World Foundation
Whitting Funeral Home
Glen Head

About Us

The North Shore Historical Museum's mission is to preserve the history of the North Shore of Long Island through the stewardship of its collections and historic structure -- the 1907 Justices Courthouse -- to engage the public, and to interpret the history of the North Shore, in particular the area once known as the "Gold Coast", through exhibitions, lectures, and programs. The North Shore Historical Museum has been chartered by the New York State Department of Education to collect and exhibit artifacts and archives of Long Island’s North Shore.

NSHM is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Museum Membership entitles members to free admission to the Museum and discounts on NSHM events.
Museum Hours

2 pm to 6 pm

11 am to 3 pm

Recent Events
Chorale Concerts

First Baptist Church (Glen Cove)
Gospel Choir & Performers from
St. John's of Lattingown,
North Country Reform Temple
& Congregation Tifereth Israel

-- May 6th & May 22nd --

Grave of President Teddy Roosevelt
Walking Tour of Youngs Cemetery, Oyster Bay

-- May 14th --

Presentation & Book-signing
By Author Paul Arfin

"Unfinished Business: Social Action in Suburbia
Long Island NY 1945-2014"

-- April 6th --

Sunday, April 3rd Dedication of the "Raise the Eagle" (facade restoration) plaque and Naming Campaign plaques honoring donors

Event organizer Linda Darby, author Robert Hughes, and Museum VP Eve Califano

Presentation & Book-signing
Huntington Historian
Robert C. Hughes, author of
"Cold Spring Harbor"

-- March 23rd --

The Conservation & Restoration
of Paintings & Murals
Presentation by Jonathan Sherman
of Sherman Art Conservation

-- February 3rd --

Oyster Wars of
the 19th Century
Presentation by Nicole Menchise

-- January 13th --

The Work of George Gách:
A Pictorial Essay

Presentation by Susie Gách Peelle

.-- November 11th --

Museum Director Amy Driscoll
and Susie Gách Peelle

Our Annual Fundraiser was held at Webb Institute, the former home of Herbert L. Pratt. The Braes, as it was called in its heyday, has been home to Webb Institute, one of the nation’s premier schools of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, since 1947.

.-- October 3rd --



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