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180 Little Neck Road
Centerport, Long Island , New York 11721-0605

Contact Information:
Phone: 631-854-5555
Website: http://www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/

Open Tuesdays Saturdays 11:00 AM 5:00 PM and Sundays noon to 5:00 PM
(Planetarium shows 12, 1, 2, 3, & 4 PM)
Closed Mondays

$7 - Adult
$6 - Senior/Student (Student ID or Age 62+)
$3 - Child (under 12)
* For a Mansion Tour, add $5 per ticket.
For a Planetarium Show, add $5 per ticket.
Students/Seniors add only $4.
Children under 12 add only $3.

Evening Admission Fees
Evening Planetarium Show and Observatory (Weather Permitting)
$7 - Adult $6 - Senior/Student (Student ID or Age 62+)
$3.50 - Child (under 12) Evening Laser Show $10 - Adult $9 - Senior/Student (Student ID or Age 62+) $8 - Child (under 12)

Vanderbilt Museum

The spectacular Spanish-Revival mansion and museum of William K. Vanderbilt II in Centeport, New York, is one of the few remaining estates on the legendary North Shore of Long Island. The mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a time machine to a rare and privilged way of life along Long Island’s Gold Coast, which once held the largest concentration of wealth and power in the United States.

Now the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, the 43-acre estate is a popular historic, cultural and scientific destination for regional visitors. The newly renovated, state-of-the-art Planetarium–with an advanced Konica Minolta projection system, full-dome video ad surround-sound offers visitors a thrilled immersive experience that takes them to the outer reaches of the Solar System.

The Vanderbilt includes a Marine Museum, wild-animal habitats and dioramas, and galleries with collections galleries of natural-history specimens and ethnographic aritfacts from Africa, Asia and the South Pacific. 

in the Vanderbilt Carriage House Theater located at the Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y. Tickets for Friday and Sunday shows are $20, and $18 for seniors (60 and older). Saturday tickets are $25 (no senior discount). For more information and to purchase tickets, call 516-293-0674 or 516-557-1207.

  The Museum and Planetarium will be open Tuesdays, and Fridays through Sundays, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Back by popular demand, the laser light show Pink Floyd: The Wall, Fridays & Saturdays at 10:00 p.m.
  • The Marine Museum is closed temporarily for repairs and renovation

The Reichert Planetarium is one of the finest and most advanced in the United States. Visit today and experience seasonal shows and special features for children, family and school audiences.


Mr. Vanderbilt’s oceanic expeditions and unprecedented circumnavigations of the globe make it possible for visitors to journey around the planet without leaving Long Island.

Open Tuesdays – Saturdays 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Sundays noon to 5:00 PM 
 Vanderbilt Museum

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