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Nassau County Museum of Art

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beautiful place

The museum is a beautiful old building and they have activities to keep kids engaged while they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KeriPC
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Glen Head, New York
A beautiful retreat closes to NYC

While most sculptures museums are costly to visit, Nassau County Museum of Art provides you a free... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Alison C
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New York City, New York
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1 Museum Dr, Roslyn, NY 11576-1138
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is a beautiful old building and they have activities to keep kids engaged while they walk around. If the weather is nice, spend time walking the gardens and grounds. A favorite place of mine!

1  Thank KeriPC
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

While most sculptures museums are costly to visit, Nassau County Museum of Art provides you a free oasis with many beautiful sculptures to browse with. The art museum, quite small in size, does require a fee to visit. Lots of parking available, very nicely maintained...More

1  Thank Alison C
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is a small museum located on the north shore of Long Island. It was once part of the Frick Estate and it includes the mansion, education center and a sculpture park all set in a breathtaking natural setting. The museum itself is dedicated to...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This is a small but very interesting museum. It is best to go when they have an exhibit which draws your interest. Many Nassau and Suffolk libraries offer free passes but check with your local library. Aside from the indoor exhibits be sure to check...More

Thank MikeJames969
Reviewed 28 August 2018

hidden in the huge park it is one of the Gold Coast castles turned museum, fantastic building and grounds, really great palce with good exhibits

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My children and I have been coming to this wonderful place for years, and have never been disappointed. It is a small piece of heaven on meticulously maintained grounds that are child friendly. The staff is wonderful and the area itself has so many beautiful...More

Thank catrheri
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The interior and exterior structure and the grounds are worth looking at, not to mention the art (sadly, one piece that we really liked was missing the name and no one knew what it was). The ladies at the front were the only poor part...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Go by all means. Great art exhibits in and out of the museum. Stroll the grounds and enjoy nature and the outdoor sculptors.

Thank 1776freak
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The Nassau County Museum of Art is one of the hidden jewels on Long Island's North Shore. The Museum is a converted mansion and regularly schedules interesting exhibits with a theme. Though small by NYC standards, it still contains a permanent collection in addition to...More

1  Thank Jeanine B
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is easy to miss if you don't know it's there. Built in what was once "the Frick Mansion" - contains 2 floors of galleries. Exhibit changes 4 times a year. User friendly, handicap accessible. Family tours for children every Sunday at 1PM. Don't pass...More

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Sandy T
22 February 2018|
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
They close at 4:45 pm on Fridays. Gift shop closes about a half hour earlier.
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Vallette5
15 August 2017|
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Response from TheRealDoctorLew | Reviewed this property |
I suspect kids would not appreciate most or all of the museum exhibits. The park surrounding the museum has some nice large outdoor sculptures and people do picnic on the lawn at times, but this, too, is not much for kids.
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kgoddess
1 July 2017|
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Response from Patti B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if all library passes are the same. In our case, the was for the entire museum. Specific information about the passes was made available online by the South Huntington Public libray, and we were also able to... More
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