• Historic House Tours through October 2023 (free with your Membership!)
  • Lunch & Learn Virtual Program August 10th
  • Cold Spring Harbor Gallery Exhibition through October 8th

Historic Houses Open for Seasonal Tours 

Admission is always FREE for Members! 

Images: (left to right) Joseph Lloyd Manor, Custom House,

Sherwood-Jayne Farm


For the first time in three years, all three Preservation Long Island-owned historic properties in Lloyd Harbor, Setauket and Sag Harbor are open for the season!

With a new interpretive team of Museum Educators, trained volunteers, and redesigned tours, each house preserves extraordinary examples of early American architecture and design and showcases the diverse stories of Long Islanders connected to the sites.

In addition, Preservation Long Island historic house museums now participate in Museums for All, a program that supports access to high-quality museum learning resources and builds lifelong museum-going habits.

Regularly scheduled self-guided and guided tours are free for Preservation Long Island Members, and Museums for All eligible visitors and $5-$10 for general admission tickets.

Advance tour reservations and tickets are available through our online booking system!
Book a Tour Here

Special Virtual Program with Rabbit Goody: 

Woven History Revisited

Virtual Lunch and Learn
Woven History: Revisited

When: Thursday, August 10, 2023, from 12:00 PM to 1 PM
Where: Zoom
Cost: Donations Welcomed


In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the book: Woven History, author Rabbit Goody, internationally-known textile historian, and the owner and designer at Thistle Hill Weavers, a mill that specializes in creating 17th, 18th, and 19th-century historic reproduction fabrics, will discuss factors that influenced the motifs of early Long Island coverlets. Hosted by Huntington Historical Society and Preservation Long Island.

Register Here


Cold Spring Harbor Exhibition Gallery Open

Current Exhibition 

Featuring art and objects from the collections of Preservation Long Island, the Huntington Historical Society, and the Whaling Museum & Education Center, Blanket Statements: Long Island’s Early Weaving Industry, explores the rise of the regional textile industry and its interwoven connections between people, materials, technology, and labor—both enslaved and free—across an ocean and generations.


Exhibition Hours: Thursdays–Sundays, 11 AM to 4 PM
Preservation Long Island Exhibition Gallery
161 Main Street
Cold Spring Harbor, NY




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