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The Heckscher Museum of Art

2 Prime Ave, Huntington, NY 11743-2741
+1 631-351-3250
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Hidden Treasure!

For a tiny, small town museum with only two exhibition galleries, the Hecksher Museum has a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
develbow
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Hamilton Square, New Jersey
Lovely local art gallery

The Hecksher Museum of Art is more of a gallery than a full-blown museum. However, the artwork is... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Mary C
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Garden City, New York
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The Heckscher Museum of Art is located in scenic Heckscher Park, in Huntington, New York, within walking distance of downtown shops and award-winning restaurants. The Museum provides a dynamic schedule of changing exhibitions on American art.
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2 Prime Ave, Huntington, NY 11743-2741
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a tiny, small town museum with only two exhibition galleries, the Hecksher Museum has a ridiculously great permanent collection. Established by industrialist August Hecksher in the 1920s, it benefits from his eclectic collection that ranges from Old Masters to the 19th century; more recently...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

The Hecksher Museum of Art is more of a gallery than a full-blown museum. However, the artwork is of high quality and major museum worthy. Many of the selected artists are native Long Islanders, while some represent other parts of the country and even the...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It's a small local museum, but the collection is varied and interesting and the rotating exhibits worth repeated visits. Set in a park with sculpture and a pond, it's more than it's small package would suggest. Free for the locals and with a moderate admission...More

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HeckscherMuseum, Public Relations Manager at The Heckscher Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for the great review, we're so glad you enjoy it...we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We drop by occasionally as they always have something new to see. Nice setting. Easy to park. Not crowded. You're in and out in an hour.

Thank Road-Maven
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This museum is set in a lovely park right in the middle of town - a people's museum, if you will. It's worth a visit, not too much to see at least on the day we were there.

1  Thank NewMexicoSilverqueen
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We spent an afternoon at this little museum and were pleasantly surprised. When we arrived I thought we'd be there for a short time as the museum is small. The docent on duty at the time struck up a conversation with us and gave us...More

1  Thank BEESKY
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We have visited this museum twice in the past month. The exhibition featuring Long Island Artists was excellent. The current exhibition "Norman Rockwell and Friends: American Illustrations from the Mort Kuntsler Collection" is also excellent. The Museum has a "First Friday" series with free Museum...More

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 12 December 2016

While in Huntington, take an hour to visit the Hecksher Museum of Art, located right in Hecksher Park.

Thank Road-Maven
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Love this little museum nestling in a park , my friend and I visited it in September for the first time. It was so quit that day so we spent as much time as we wanted and really enjoyed every piece of art. Will revisit...More

Thank Mguan
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We were going to visit the museum but today Sunday Oct16 was a gorgeous day. We decided to take a stroll around Heckscher Park . What a beautiful well manicured park just east of the 25a/ New York Ave intersection. Follow the signs for the...More

Thank Joseph W
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Liwayway A
18 November 2017|
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Response from HeckscherMuseum | Property representative |
We'd love to see you! Come by and see our fun current exhibit "From Frankenthaler to Warhol: Art of the '60s and '70s" And, take the time to enjoy the park and more of Huntington!
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