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Time Travelers

Wonderful summer program for children 6-12 last week of July. Great farmers market on grounds... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Shelter Island, New York
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New Yorkers escape

Shelter as called, is New Yorkers paradise, beautiful small island with tons of things to do... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Mississauga, Canada
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9 Jul 2018
“Time Travelers”
21 Aug 2016
“New Yorkers escape ”
The Havens House was built in 1743 and is now on the State & National Registries of Historic Places. The Museum and Store is open Monday through Saturday 10am to 2pm. Our Archival Vault holds over 50,000 maps, deeds, diaries, letters, photos, and...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
16 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964
+1 631-749-0025
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful summer program for children 6-12 last week of July. Great farmers market on grounds every Saturday morning. Historic house dates back to 1743. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank OspreysRest2
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Shelter as called, is New Yorkers paradise, beautiful small island with tons of things to do, small family restaurants, bars, beaches, etc. In June they have 5 and10 kms race, with a beautiful scenery route and friendly locals supporting along the entire route. Places to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank algilro
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I visit the Historical Museum very frequently as exhibits change. I visit for all their special fund raisers as they are very well planned and always end up being very special and enjoyable events. I also visit when I have a research question as they...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank jackieapt
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Shelter Island is a mystery place to explore and enjoy. The history is part of it all. You will enjoy the details and treasures to see and buy ;) I shall visit again and again for sure.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank sashamamu
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

If on the island, worth a trip to see Havens House at least once and when there is a temporary exhibition or the Saturday morning farmers market is there, the latter only "in season." A few things of possible interest in the store.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank si101503
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We were able to walk right in during the outside Sat. Farmer's Market (which I highly recommend). They also have a sweet gift shop.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank melisande
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

All fresh and looking good. People are very pleasant and the Havens House is AWSOME! The store is very inviting with local merchandize. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Florence H
Reviewed 21 November 2014

A visit to the Shelter Island Historical Society will enlighten you to the history of the island, peruse old photographs of the famous hotels and ferry boats, and more. We also enjoyed the recent Oyster Festival - oysters abound, raw or a la Rockefeller -...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank ArtScout
Reviewed 11 September 2014

One stop my family always try to make when in a new place is the historical society. The beautifully elegant but not gaudy old farm house is brought to life by a wonderful display of period clothing, toys, cooking implements and of course furnishings. The...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Tom71R60
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