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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

Visiting the Vanderbilt Museum with Children If you’re looking for family fun, spend an intriguing afternoon with your children at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum. You can tour the 24-room, Spanish-style mansion overlooking Northport Bay. Your walk through the grand house is a time-machine trip to Long Island’s Gold Coast and the life of one...
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The New York Times: ‘Refurbishing a Museum Wing and Its Trophies’

N.Y. / Region | Arts | Long Island By JAMES KINDALL MARCH 14, 2014 To hear George Dante describe them, you would think the animals whose stuffed heads he carted away in October from the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum had been in a rowdy bar fight. The mule deer, he said, had a bashed-in skull...
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Noted Artist Sean Murtha Creates New Paintings for Stoll Wing Dioramas

Sean Murtha is wedged between a gemsbok – a large antelope – and the curving wall of a diorama. Using a palette knife, he applies paint to purple-gray mountains on the horizon of a savanna. He is creating a new background painting of African grasslands for one of the wild-animal dioramas in the Stoll Wing...
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New York Social Diary Visits Vanderbilt Mansion

Essay, Photos Highlight Fascinating Family, Estate History John Foreman, who writes the regular “Big Old Houses” feature for the online New York Social Diary, recently visited the Museum to explore and photograph the Vanderbilt Mansion. Foreman’s photo essay and accompanying article take the reader on a guided tour of the 24-room Spanish Revival mansion, which...
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