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Lance Reinheimer and Stephanie Gress

Pomeroy Grant Funds National Historic Marker

The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. Now, thanks to a grant from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, the museum can announce its that coveted status at the grand iron gates to the estate. Pomeroy Foundation grants fund markers for historic sites – dating from 1740...
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New Book on Vanderbilt’s 1931 Global Journey

Steven Gittelman, Ph.D., an author and historian of the Vanderbilt family, has written a fascinating new volume to add to his chronicle of one of America’s most famous and influential clans. The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum has just published Mr. Vanderbilt’s Photographer – co-authored with his daughter, Emily Gittelman, and Andrew Wells. The book details...
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Day Trips on Long Island

Day Trips to the Vanderbilt Museum

Long Island day trip opportunities are plentiful in the summer. The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, located within an easy drive from many Island towns, offer something for everyone. Year-round, visitors can tour the Mansion and Museum and see eye-popping shows in the Planetarium. And in the summer, there is even more to do. Set on...
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Looking for a Fun Activity for your Kids? Visit the Vanderbilt Planetarium!

Are you looking for a fun and educational activity for your kids? Would you and your kids like to fly through outer space? You can, as you sit beneath the 60-foot dome in the Vanderbilt’s newly renovated, $4-million Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium. The William and Mollie Rogers Theater has 147 new, ergonomically designed seats...
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Visiting the Vanderbilt Mansion & Museum with Children

If you’re looking for family fun, spend an intriguing afternoon with your children at the Vanderbilt Museum and Mansion. You can tour the 24-room, Spanish-style mansion overlooking Northport Bay. Your walk through the grand house is a time-machine trip to the Long Island Gold Coast and the life of one of America’s wealthiest and most...
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