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Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum

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Address
581 West Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY 11787
Latitude 40.852627
Longitude -73.225403

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve offers environmental education programs year round for schools at all grade levels. The preserve also offers interpretive programs for youth organizations and the general public including Tiny Tots (3-5 year olds), Fun for Kids, Family Adventures, and Adult Ed-ventures.

The nature museum is in the Smith Family home built in 1751. Nature trails lead you through a variety of habitats typical of the north shore of Long Island where many species of plants and animals are found.

No Pets Allowed

Hours of Operation

  • April 1st-September 30th: Tuesday through Sunday, 8:00am-4:00pm
    October 1st-March 31st: Wednesday through Sunday, 8:00am-4:00pm
Sat 10 Dec
Holiday Wreath
Saturday, December 10, 2016 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Using a wide array of fresh greenery, create a lovely wreath for your door or to give as a gift when visiting for the holidays. Add a decoration or two from home to make it extra special!

Limit 18 people per class. We cannot go over this limit! We apologize for any inconvenience.

Classes:

9:30 - 11:30am
1:30 - 3:30pm

$4.00 per adult (18+) $3.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free unless participating.

Registration: Required
Thu 15 Dec
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Rock Hounds
Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

This is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program's theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning. Children ages 3-5. Held on Thursdays" 10:00am-11:00am

$4.00 per adult (18+) $3.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free unless participating.

Registration: Required
Thu 29 Dec
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Where is Everybody?
Thursday, December 29, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

This is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program's theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning. Children ages 3-5. Held on Thursdays" 10:00am-11:00am

$4.00 per adult (18+) $3.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free unless participating.

Registration: Required
Fri 30 Dec
The Adventure Bag Walk
Friday, December 30, 2016 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

We will take a bag with us on a short walk in the park. The bag is filled with interesting things to do out in the park. Along our walk, we will take turns pulling out an activity from our bag. We challenge you to find out what they are!

$4.00 per adult (18+) $3.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free unless participating.

Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Gift Shop
  • Museum/Visitors Center
  • Nature Trails
    • Activities
    • Recreation Programs