We are now open!

By appointment only, but still open! If you want to come see the Rogers Mansion and tour through our current exhibit, High Style in the Gilded Age you can now do so. But you will need to call the museum at 631-283-2494 and book an appointment.
Appointments are 45 minutes long and start every hours from 11am to 3pm. Masks will be required while in the museum and tours are limited to 6 guests maximum.
Hopefully you can either come see the museum or join us for one of our FREE virtual programs. The programs below exist thanks in part to the generosity of people like you. Feel free to make a donation or become a member with the links below.
SHM Blog:
Articles Every Tuesday!
Read the latest:
The Union Iron Clad Monitor “Montauk”
New Posts Wednesdays & Sundays
Check out our online exhibit Deep Dives and learn more about pieces from our collection.
Paine’s Whist Trays
Thursday, July 16, 5:30pm
An Author Visit via Zoom with Donovan Moore, Author of What Stars Are Made Of:
The Life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
Learn about Cecilia Payne-Gaposchki and her quest for scientific discovery – the determination of the composition of stars.
Saturdays, July 11-25,
Sundays, July 12-26,
Carriage House Thrift Shop
Join us at our newly restored Nugent Carriage House, home to our Carriage House Thrift Shop!
Thursday, July 30, 11am
High Style in the Gilded Age: Rose de Rose
Get a look inside the life of one of the women highlighted in our current exhibit, High Style in the Gilded Age.
YouTube Programs
1950 - 1959: A Decade of Change with Jackie Scerbinski
“1950 – 1959: A Decade of Change with Jackie Scerbinski”
If you missed our last virtual lecture by guest speaker Jackie Scerbinski, you can watch it here!
Make sure to check out our YouTube channel to watch some of our previous programming that was recorded.
These are just a few of our new Southampton history initiatives, now archived at southamptonhistory.org to view at any time!
We continue to maintain our 14 historic buildings on 4 separate properties to ensure our shared history is preserved:
Rogers Mansion Museum Complex
17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton
Complex of 12 historic structures on land settled in 1645 by William Rogers, including the Rogers Mansion built 1843.
Halsey House
249 South Main Street, Southampton
Built c. 1683, the oldest English style wood-frame house in New York State.
Pelletreau Silver Shop
80 Main Street, Southampton
Former business of Patriot and famed silversmith Elias Pelletreau. It is the longest continually running trade shop in the Americas.
Conscience Point
1640 Conscience Point Rd, Southampton
Nature preserve and supposed landing spot for European settlers in Southampton.
I want to hear from you!
We have evolved rapidly to serve our community better during these strange times. I hope we have met your expectations.
Please let me know if you have comments or ideas on how we can serve you better.
Be well and stay safe,
Tom Edmonds
Executive Director
Southampton History Museum  |  17 Meeting House Lane, SH
(631) 283-2494 | southamptonhistory.org



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