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Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium

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Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium Review

William K. Vanderbilt's 24-room Moroccan-style mansion, called Eagle's Nest, sits on 43 acres and houses collections that Vanderbilt acquired as he traveled throughout the world. Summer brings various theatrical performances to the mansion's courtyard. The adjacent planetarium is one of the best equipped in the nation, with a 60-foot domed Sky Theater. Sky and laser shows are held regularly.

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  • Address: 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport, NY, 11721 | Map It
  • Phone: 631/854–5555
  • Cost: Grounds $5, mansion tour $8, planetarium show $7
  • Hours: May, June, Sept., and Oct., Tues.–Fri. noon–5, weekends 11:30–5; July and Aug., Tues.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. noon–5; Nov.–Apr., Tues.–Fri. noon–4, Sat. noon–5, Sun. 11:30–5; call for planetarium schedule
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  • Location: Northport

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