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Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
+1 516-572-8400
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A Long Island Time Machine

You must visit at least twice, once Spring through Fall, do your homework and look for the special... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
bobpenzes
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Farmingdale, New York
A walk back in time

The Candlelight evening outing was a wonderful event to visit. While the place itself is lost to... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
cvlwargnl
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Long Island, New York
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  • Excellent45%
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Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

You must visit at least twice, once Spring through Fall, do your homework and look for the special events dates. Then visit again at night during Candlelight week in December. The Museum of American Armor is next door, also a great place to visit. Nothing...More

Thank bobpenzes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Candlelight evening outing was a wonderful event to visit. While the place itself is lost to those who do not enjoy history as it was, the Village historians always keep it professional and manage to create repeat visitors. Only draw back to the Candlelight...More

Thank cvlwargnl
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This place is a treasure. We went to the 1863 Thanksgiving Celebration; almost all of the buildings were open and in several they were cooking dinner as in the old days. The houses were nice and warm from the cooking fires and the smells were...More

Thank Sandy317
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This place does an AMAZINGLY good job for Christmas - it was A+. Now I go to their Haunted extravaganza and WOW! They did a great job, put their hearts into it and the place was decked out for Halloween. A must visit for this...More

Thank nygrainbread
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took two granddaughters ages 4 and 7 and they very much enjoyed the visit. It is a true learning experience to see how we lived so many years ago. The lecture at the schoolhouse was fascinating as were the visits to the general store...More

Thank Portcruiser
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a very special place!! They run programs throughout the year (except New Year's through around March). My favorite are the military (Revolutionary and Civil War) regiment reenactments and the Halloween festivities. The Halloween is so creative. It's both spooky and historical, with the...More

2  Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for the Long Island festival with my 2 year old daughter there was about enough to do with her for an hour or so but for kids about 5 years old or older there's plenty for them to do for a good days...More

Thank Crfisher22
Reviewed 6 July 2016

One of my grandchildren loved the hat making. They both loved the sheep shearing. We all enjoyed the people in period costumes dancing and the old time baseball.

1  Thank kathwalsh
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I took my granddaughter 8 and grandson 9 1/2 on a beautiful summer day. When I told them where we were going and what it was all about my grandson did not want to go. He said this sounds like school and history class. To...More

3  Thank sandrahannelore
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Great opportunity for kids and adults to see history before their eyes. Demonstrations in tin making and pottery shouldn't be missed. The general store is fascinating with goods from the 1860s along the walls. The docents were informative and engaging for the kids. Great place...More

1  Thank Camille C
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as128
Is it open in the rain? Worth going to if it's raining?
22 March 2016|
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Response from nothumdrum | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are open rain or shine, hot or chilly. Have fun.
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Melodizzles
What airport would be best to fly into? We have friends getting married there and it's a 15 hour drive from our home (with a 1 year old) so we're looking into other options.
6 January 2016|
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Response from Dorothy F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this is so late. McArthur airport in Islip is the closest but not many non stop flights. Look at Kennedy, more convenient than LaGuardia..
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S G
What's there to do on a standard Sunday? Is there anything interesting going on? Shows or anything?
18 August 2015|
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Response from F B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know.I have not attending any. But it was quite interesting to spend there 3-4 hours.
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