Museums

Acclaimed as America's largest township and one of this nation's oldest, Hempstead Town traces its roots to the early 1600s. Hempstead's agricultural, nautical and industrial heritage has been the subject of much study and has been captured and preserved in the displays and artifacts contained within no fewer than 33 local museums.

Museums in the Town of Hempstead Location Subject
Adelphi University:
Swirbul Library Gallery
University Center Gallery
Outdoor Sculpture Biennial
Performing Arts Center Gallery
 
Garden City
Garden City
Garden City
Garden City
 
Art
Art
Art
Art
African American Museum Hempstead Art
Baldwin Historical Society & Museum Baldwin History
Historical Society of Bellmore Bellmore History
Castles In The Sand Wantagh History
Cradle of Aviation Museum Garden City Aviation
East Rockaway Grist Mill Museum East Rockaway History
Freeport Historical Museum Freeport History
Historic Nunley's Carousel Garden City ChildrenHistory
Hofstra Arboretum Hempstead Nature
Hofstra University:
David Filderman Gallery, Emily Lowe Gallery, Outdoor Sculpture Collection
 
Hempstead
 
 
Art
Levittown Historical Museum Levittown History
Long Island Children's Museum Garden City Children
Malverne Historical Society Malverne History
Nassau Community College:
Firehouse Art Gallery
 
Garden City
 
Art
Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center Garden City History
Nassau County Police Historical Museum Mineola History
Pagan-Fletcher Restoration Valley Stream History
Town Of Hempstead Museum:
Rock Hall
 
Lawrence
 
History
Museum of the Village of Rockville Centre Rockville Centre History
Tackapausha Museum & Preserve Seaford Nature
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center Wantagh Nature
Toll Lodge Mini-Museum Garden City History
Wantagh Historical & Preservation Society Wantagh History
Women's Sports Foundation East Meadow Sports