Long Island Sights

Raynham Hall Historical House Museum

  • 20 W. Main St. Map It
  • Oyster Bay
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 02/19/2015

Fodor's Review

Three generations of the Townsend family, renowned merchants and ship traders, lived in this colonial saltbox structure dating from the American Revolution. Sally Townsend was responsible for alerting her father to the fact that a certain Benedict Arnold was going to betray his country. Many of the original family furnishings are in the house, and there are rotating exhibits of Civil War memorabilia and holiday decorations. The house-museum reveals much about Oyster Bay from the time of the Revolution through the town's affluent Victorian period.

Sight Information


20 W. Main St., Oyster Bay, New York, 11771, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $4
  • Labor Day–June, Tues.–Sun. 1–5; July–Labor Day, Tues.–Sun. noon–5

Published 02/19/2015


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