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Children’s Workshop: ‘A Kid’s Life at Eagle’s Nest’

Children can learn what it was like to live the privileged life during the 1930s in a Gold Coast mansion – and have fun doing it – in a new workshop offered by the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Education Department. A Kid’s Life at ‘Eagle’s Nest’ will be offered for grades K-5 on Saturday, December...
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Long Island Family Donates Large Holiday Tree for Courtyard

Keri Hollander and her family purchased a small live spruce 30 years ago as their first Christmas tree. After the holiday, they planted it in their front yard in Centereach. Now it’s 40 feet high and they offered to donate it to the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum for display in the Vanderbilt Mansion Courtyard. When...
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American Alliance of Museums Reaccredits Vanderbilt Museum

Highest National Professional Recognition The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, following a year of rigorous self-study that led to a comprehensive report and a two-day site visit by a team of peer reviewers, has been reaccredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies, and...
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Vanderbilt’s New Wastewater Systems Will Reduce Nitrogen Discharge into Bay

Installation of two new wastewater treatment systems at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will help to reduce the impact of nitrogen flowing into Northport Bay. Completed in September, the project was announced recently at the Museum by County and Museum officials, and environmental advocates. This technology upgrades the 50-year-old wastewater systems at the Vanderbilt Planetarium and...
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Spooky Fun for Children at the Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt Museum’s educators have planned a Halloween Party for children in grades K-3 on Friday, October 25, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. It’s lights out in the Museum! We’ll explore the collections with flashlights in a not-so-spooky tour, and then create a creepy jar perfect for Halloween. The workshop, led by a Museum educator,...
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Feb 08

2020 Valentine Dinner

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Children’s Winter Workshop: Deep Sea Collage

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 18

Children’s Winter Workshop: Owl Diorama

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm