A charming 19th-century whaling port located along Route 25A/Main Street features over 40 merchants offering high quality merchandise. Open 7 days. This small and quaint village offers diners everything from haute cuisine to home cooking. In the mid 1800s, Cold Spring Harbor supported a fleet of whaling vessels. It became a United States Port of Entry in 1799. Main Street features whaling era buildings. The area code for Cold Spring Harbor is 631, except where noted.
- Cold Spring Harbor Main Street Association - Cold Spring Harbor is a charming and historic hamlet nestled by the water on the scenic North Shore. Its intimate Main Street brings together picturesque harborside parks, hiking trails, boat launching facilities, an extensive historic district, three museums, a state-of-the-art biomedical research campus, fine dining establishments, and distinctive shops offering everything from penny candy to [Read More}
- Dolan DNA Learning Center - 334 Main St. & Rte. 25A. The educational arm of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and the world’s first bio-technology museum, features a multimedia presentation on LI’s history and heritage, Mon.- Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sat., noon-4 p.m. Call for holiday hours. (516-367-5170)
- Cold Spring Harbor Firehouse Museum - Located in the Village’s restored 100-year-old firehouse at 84A Main Street in Cold Spring Harbor. Exhibits include a 19th century hand pumper and a 1923 Model T fire truck. Free Admission. Hours: Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday 12- 5 p.m. (631) 367-0400. Opened in 2009 by Fire Department veteran Tom [Read More}
- Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium - Nassau/Suffolk border at Rtes. 25A & 108. Environmental education center and demonstration hatchery. Open daily year-round, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and Easter Sunday. Two buildings with tanks and aquariums, eight outdoor tanks. Largest collection of native freshwater fish, turtles and amphibians in the state. Fee. (516-692-6768) After almost a hundred years as [Read More}
- Cold Spring Habor Whaling Museum - Cold Spring Harbor’s Whaling Museum offers visitors an opportunity to see and touch the dramatic history of this tiny hamlet’s seafaring past. Discover the story of Long Island’s Yankee whalers of the 1800’s, and follow the story to the present and the larger history of Long Islanders and their relationship to the sea and its [Read More}
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A charming 19th-century whaling port located along Route 25A/Main Street features over 40 merchants offering high quality merchandise. Open 7 days. This small and quaint village offers diners everything from haute cuisine to home cooking.