North Shore Historical Museum

140 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11560 - United States

516-802-1191

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The North Shore Historical Museum is housed in the restored 1907 Justices Courthouse. Our mission is to preserve the history of the North Shore of Long Island through the stewardship of its collections and historic structure -- the 1907 Justices Courthouse -- to engage the public, and to interpret the history of the North Shore, in particular the area once known as the “Gold Coast”, through exhibitions, lectures, and programs. The North Shore Historical Museum has been chartered by the New York State Department of Education to collect and exhibit artifacts and archives of Long Island’s North Shore.

Exhibits

Art of the Tiffany Foundation and Laurelton Hall
Louis Comfort Tiffany's grand country estate, Laurelton Hall, was not just a sumptuous weekend retreat. In 1918, Tiffany established a residency program that brought young artists to Laurelton Hall, not to receive any formal instruction but to be inspired by the estate's setting, vistas, interiors, and works of art. View paintings created by these artists as well as some behind the scenes history of Laurelton Hall.

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