The Northport Historical Society maintains a museum and research library in a landmark Carnegie Library building where
artifacts associated with the area's history are curated and displayed. Come visit us Tuesday through Sunday from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Please note, we will be closed Monday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 27. We wish you and your loved ones a happy and joyous holiday.
Thursday, December 19th: Season's Readings
Bring your family (in your pjs,
if you'd like!) and join us for dramatic readings of some favorite
holiday stories. The evening will also feature cookie decorating and hot
chocolate. The festivities begin at 7 p.m. in the main gallery of our
museum, and the cost is $5 per family for our members; $10 per family
for non-members. Advance registration is required, and can be made by
calling the Society offices at 631-757-9859.
For a full listing of events, click on the calendar link.
Now on view is The Lives and Works of Northport's Early Photographers, which features some of the most prized photos from our extensive Collection and the stories of the local pioneers of the art form who took them.
Our new permanent exhibit, Our Stories: The History of a Community, is now on view during our regular operating hours.This display traces the history of our area through the stories of the men and women who have lived here and features photos, artifacts and ephemera from our Collection to highlight their tales.
A brief overview of the area's history can be seen here.
Self-Guided Walking Tour
A self-guided walking tour of Northport's Historic Main Street is available in our Museum Shop at a cost of $5 per person. Tour-goers will be equipped with an audio player, a book of historic photographs and directions for their use. The tour is available during regular museum hours, Tuesdays-Sundays from 1-4:30 p.m. If possible, please call the Society's offices to confirm availability of this tour prior to your visit.
Our periodic newsletter features revealing articles and details of upcoming programs and activities. You can read the latest newsletter by clicking here.