East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation

East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation Sharing local maritime history on tours of Long Beach Bar "Bug" Light and at the Seaport Museum In Greenport, we operate the East End Seaport Museum on the waterfront with its maritime exhibits and collections.
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Our blacksmith conducts demonstrations of iron working with hands-on experiences for children at the Village Blacksmith Shop. Offshore - we own, operate, and maintain the historic Long Beach Bar (Bug) Lighthouse. Bug Light is the gateway to Greenport, Shelter Island, and Peconic Bay and we are proud to be the stewards of this working navigational structure.

Mission: To celebrate and preserve the maritime heritage of the East End of Long Island, New York.

Operating as usual

Bidding open! Take a fresh look. Only 3 days left! Ends Feb 17th at 8 pm
02/14/2021

Bidding open! Take a fresh look. Only 3 days left! Ends Feb 17th at 8 pm

Give art and candy!http;//eastendseaport.betterworld.org
02/14/2021

Give art and candy!
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Take a new look! Counting down.
02/13/2021

Take a new look! Counting down.

Only 5 Days Left!
02/12/2021

Only 5 Days Left!

Bidding open!
02/11/2021

Bidding open!

02/08/2021
one of over 70 pieces to bid on. This is Bob Mueler's Fleets Neck Cat and Tom Lulevitch's Founder's Landing.
02/04/2021

one of over 70 pieces to bid on. This is Bob Mueler's Fleets Neck Cat and Tom Lulevitch's Founder's Landing.

The Online Auction is Up!Thanks to all that have viewed it and thanks to all that have Bid!
02/04/2021

The Online Auction is Up!
Thanks to all that have viewed it and thanks to all that have Bid!

This Thursday 5PM Go to site to register!
01/26/2021

This Thursday 5PM Go to site to register!

THIS Thursday! 5 pm go to upcoming events and register!
01/26/2021

THIS Thursday! 5 pm go to upcoming events and register!

01/26/2021
#GivingTuesday - Global Day of Giving for Nonprofits
12/01/2020
#GivingTuesday - Global Day of Giving for Nonprofits

#GivingTuesday - Global Day of Giving for Nonprofits

Our goal is to preserve and present visitors and members with a visual story of the maritime history and culture of Greenport, with displays and programs about the events and industries that shaped us. Please consider supporting the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation with a donation or be...

Rotary Club of Southold
05/01/2020

Rotary Club of Southold

Metal Pressions, in partnership with Satnick Jewelers and the Rotary Club of Southold, is sponsoring the East End Challenge, a charity sales event where 100% of the net proceeds will go to local charities that support individuals and first responders directly affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Purchase this gorgeous pendant and let everyone know that you are #EastEndStrong: https://www.metalpressions.com/East-End-Challenge-ED513.aspx

03/19/2020
Greenport - 1960

Some great photos filled with memories. Enjoy and stay healthy.

The town where I grew up.

02/14/2020

Happy Valentines Day!Hope you can make it into Greenport this weekend to celebrate the 175th year of our fire dept. Thank you!

Working on our 2020 children’s programs for the summer stay tuned for exciting events coming our way #collaboration #eas...
01/30/2020

Working on our 2020 children’s programs for the summer stay tuned for exciting events coming our way #collaboration #eastendseaportmuseum #maritime #history #northfork #library #familyfun

This was a great opportunity for our village⚓️
01/28/2020

This was a great opportunity for our village⚓️

A huge thank you to all the volunteers, sponsors, & donors for an amazing weekend at the The New York Times - Travel Show. It was an honor to represent our beautiful Village amongst over 300 vendors. We are proud to be the Village of Greenport Business Improvement District! 💜💛
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Claudio's Restaurant
Harbor Pet
Kessie
Greenporter Hotel
East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation
Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
Lucharitos
Greenport Wines and Spirits
Blue Duck Bakery Cafe
Kara Hoblin Art
Caroline Waloski Designs
Green Hill Kitchen
Harbor Knoll B&B
Layla Sailing
Vines & Branches
Paul Loeb
noah's
American Beech
northforker
North Fork TV Festival
George D. Costello Sr. Memorial Skating Rink
Lydia's Antiques & Stained Glass
Chris Hamilton Photography
Anthony Pasini
OnGreenport
Julia Robins

Hopefully you had the opportunity to visit our Blacksmith Tom Barry this season but if not don’t worry he will be keepin...
12/22/2019

Hopefully you had the opportunity to visit our Blacksmith Tom Barry this season but if not don’t worry he will be keeping Winter hours Saturdays from 11-4 #greatgiftideas #greenport #eastendseaportmuseum

Thank you for a wonderful season we are open this weekend come see us #greenport #giftshop #eastendseaportmuseum
12/21/2019

Thank you for a wonderful season we are open this weekend come see us #greenport #giftshop #eastendseaportmuseum

Come see us this weekend. We have great rainy day activities and a fabulous gift shop.
12/14/2019

Come see us this weekend. We have great rainy day activities and a fabulous gift shop.

Happy holidays everyone🎁🎄🎅🏻🤶🏻
12/08/2019

Happy holidays everyone🎁🎄🎅🏻🤶🏻

12/08/2019
Many thanks to Dave Berson for his presentation on Celestial Navigation. It was entertaining and informative - our villa...
12/07/2019

Many thanks to Dave Berson for his presentation on Celestial Navigation. It was entertaining and informative - our village is lucky to have you⚓️ ✨

We r thrilled to be recognized by people in the community as the best museum. Can’t wait for 2020 thank you! #dansbestof...
12/06/2019

We r thrilled to be recognized by people in the community as the best museum. Can’t wait for 2020 thank you! #dansbestofthebest #eastendseaportmuseaum

Every day is a good day at the museum thank you Randee Post Daddona and Newsday for this feature #comevisitus #eastendse...
12/03/2019

Every day is a good day at the museum thank you Randee Post Daddona and Newsday for this feature #comevisitus #eastendseaportmuseum

Upcoming at the museum: Giving Tuesday - think of us on this day of giving, Friday 12/6 6 to 8pm Celestial Navigation wi...
12/02/2019
East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation

Upcoming at the museum: Giving Tuesday - think of us on this day of giving, Friday 12/6 6 to 8pm Celestial Navigation with Dave Berson, 12/12 6:30 to 9pm Game night with prizes, we will be taking part of Shellabration and we have scallop shells for kids to decorate and a gift shop filled with holiday goodies. www.eastendseaport.org

Located in the heart of Greenport Village, East End Seaport Museum serves as premier destination to explore the rich maritime heritage of Long Island’s East End.

Don’t forget to come visit us today and do some holiday shopping free gift with any purchase. Donations are always welco...
11/29/2019

Don’t forget to come visit us today and do some holiday shopping free gift with any purchase. Donations are always welcome if u can’t make it in www.eastendseaport.org #happyholidays #buglight #thankful

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103 3rd St
Greenport, NY
11944

* 41°06'06"N, 072°21'39"W * East End Seaport Museum is located in the historic train station at the foot of 3rd Street in the Village of Greenport. It is adjacent to the North Ferry to Shelter Island and LIRR & Hampton Jitney stops and steps from boating slips Mitchell Park Marina.

General information

* Museum Admission: Free * Bug Lighthouse Cruises & Tours / May - October * Land & Sea Gala benefit / Sept. 21 * 29th Annual East End Maritime Festival / Sept. 22 & 23

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The mission of East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation (EESM) is to celebrate and preserve the diverse maritime heritage of the East End of Long Island. EESM owns and offers tours to Long Beach Bar “Bug” Light where visitors can learn about and explore this offshore lighthouse.

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When we did our seal watching lighthouse tours later on in the year this is the sight the passengers saw when we were heading back to dock after the tour was over......a really wonderful way to end a tour with a pretty view of the Long Beach Bar Light at sunset.
Wishing all our Members and all the people I worked with during our Lighthouse Tour season a very Happy Thanksgiving this year. I know this year has been rough especially with the virus and all the limits on functions that we had to put up with, but even in these times we have to think of everything we have to be thankful for. So from this Lighthouse descendant and East End Seaport Tour Guide wishing everyone a very Happy and Safe Thanksgiving.
1910 Bug Light and Tug
I would like to wish all the Hard Working People at the East End Seaport Museum a very Happy Holiday Season. I really enjoy being the lead narrator for our lighthouse tours but the work the museum people do setting up these tours is outstanding. My job is simple compared to theirs, I give the tour but all the work setting up the tours are set up by the workers in the museum, for example checking messages, accepting lighthouse tour reservations and setting up the tours. The people in the museum do a fantastic job and its really an honor to work with all of them. So to all of them I wish a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful, prosperous and Healthy 2020.
The Kayak Contest Committee would like to thank: Prestons, Mills, North Fork Welding and Kevin Mcelroy for their support, sponsorship, and donations to help make this year's Maritime Festival event such a success. Thank you!
Thank you Robert Jester ! The boys had a great time! Tina Goldsmith Quarty