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"Home Sweet Home" Museum

"Home Sweet Home" Museum Review

This circa-1720 saltbox is said to be the inspiration for the famous song "Home Sweet Home" written by 19th-century poet, playwright, and actor John Howard Payne. Guided tours lead you through the collections of English ceramics, American furniture, and textiles. The museum is in a historic district, within walking distance of 19th-century windmills, including the Old Hook Mill.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 14 James Lane, East Hampton, NY, 11937 | Map It
  • Phone: 631/324–0713
  • Cost: $4
  • Hours: May–Sept., Mon.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. 2–4; Apr., Oct., and Nov., Fri. and Sat. 10–4, Sun. 2–4. Closed Dec.–Mar.
  • Location: East Hampton

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