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Maritime Explorium

101 E Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1201
+1 631-331-3277
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Great for Kids of All Ages

There is something for everyone...what more could a kid want but a boat filled with rice and toys... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2015
East Setauket, New York
Two year old did not want to leave, excellent staff!

Our granddaughter loved this place, the two young ladies that interacted with her were exceptional... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2015
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Located overlooking the Port Jefferson Harbor on Long Island, the Maritime Explorium offers hands on exhibits anchored in the historical, scientific and artistic dimensions of our maritime heritage and the unique ecosystem of the Long Island Sound. Interactivity enables children to learn at their own pace and in a way that suits their individual style. Programs and exhibits are designed around playful and purposeful experimentation including sensory, kinesthetic, logical, spatial, artistic, linguistic and emotional intelligences
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  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
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7 Sep 2015
“Great for Kids of All Ages”
16 Jul 2015
“Two year old did not want to leave, excellent staff!”
101 E Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1201
+1 631-331-3277

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

There is something for everyone...what more could a kid want but a boat filled with rice and toys, computer interactions, hands on explorations, etc. All were wonderfully supervised and the staff could not have done enough to make sure that all were engaged. The summer...More

Thank L S
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Our granddaughter loved this place, the two young ladies that interacted with her were exceptional. She did not want to leave.

Thank DKB100
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed our afternoon here. Nancy was very nice and had some great interaction with the kids. We spent about an hour and a half, most building and taking things apart. There was also a small craft.

1  Thank peggyaue831983
Reviewed 20 May 2015

What better way to enjoy the local Port Jefferson history than the Maritime Explorium right next to the building that built fishing vessels

Thank JKSnyder
Reviewed 15 March 2015

What a wonderful place for children! We visited with our 7 year old and 3 year old. Both loved the place. The close to 3 hours we spent there was well worth the one hour trip from home. All exhibits and activities were working and...More

Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is a great spot for families looking for something to do on the weekends. Educational and fun both you and your children will enjoy and what a great location right on the waterfront.

Reviewed 19 February 2014

This is a small but fun and entertaining facility. What I don't understand is why they charge for adults. It is a facility for children. It is frustrating that what could be a economical day out for the kids turns pricey when the adults have...More

6  Thank Themomoftwo
Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

A decent way to while away a few hours of Port Jefferson afternoon, but most pieces are not quite right. The fingerprint exhibit used body paint instead of ink which didn't allow fingerprints to show properly. The sailboat exhibit was clever but was damaged so...More

2  Thank neur14
Reviewed 25 August 2013

There is a lot to do there for young kids. Young kids are always helped there and have a lot of fun.

Thank stargirl85
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We live in that area. Met my son, daughter-in-law and three grandchildren ages 2 1/2 thru 9 1/2 at the picnic benches outside the Maritime Explorium. The boys played catch, lots of space for a 2 1/2 year old to explore, and in warmer weather...More

4  Thank fran d
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Are you within walking distance of the Bridgeport ferry?
12 July 2016|
Response from Lauren H | Property representative |
Yes! We are a short walk away from the ferry on the Port Jeff side of the Sound. Head East for about 5 minutes, we are just East of Danfords hotel.