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Hidden Museum Of Port Jeff

Up the hill on Prospect just North of East Main is the unassuming home of J. T. Mather, a member of... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2017
Steve T
Sayville, New York
Interesting bit of history

An interesting look at a historical home in Port Jeff. And quite a hat collection! Great to go... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2017
Lisa T
Providence, Rhode Island
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115 Prospect St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1812
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

If you're going to be in Port Jefferson during the summer season and enjoy local history this is an interesting place to visit. They offer guided tours of the first floor of this historic home along with several other small buildings on the property. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helise W
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Although we have visited Port Jeff a few times in the past, we never realized that the Mather House was just up the hill from the main street. What a treasure! We thoroughly enjoyed the small group tour led by our docent, Phil. He was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark C
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Up the hill on Prospect just North of East Main is the unassuming home of J. T. Mather, a member of one of the founding families of Port Jefferson (Drowned Meadow). The home incorporates several rooms that display both the status of the shipbuilding family...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed January 24, 2017

An interesting look at a historical home in Port Jeff. And quite a hat collection! Great to go during Dickens Days if you want refreshments too!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Lisa T
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

The Mather House is a beautiful museum. While stopping by to check it out, I learned a lot of interesting facts about the Mathers and all about early Port Jeff village. My tour guide Anna was amazing. She took me all-throughout the museum and knew...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank Shane P
Reviewed June 25, 2016

I went here because I heard good things about the museum & that part was great. What ruined it was the guide Anna. For starters the brochure says "suggested donation" and the website also said it was by donations - that is not a problem,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is a sweet, self-guided museum and gift shop. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. There is a surprisingly large assortment of antiques and near antiques.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Nancy N
Reviewed November 7, 2015

The clock museum is the highlight. Incredible collection of clocks. I strongly recommend taking some exTra time when visiting Port Jefferson Village to stop and visit this attraction.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank dmgres03
Reviewed August 30, 2015

Loved it. The clock museum was great. The little village was so cute. The interesting history of John T Mather was enjoyed by both my husband and I.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank dmgres03
Reviewed July 13, 2015

While visiting port Jefferson, we were looking for something different to do. We saw a few signs for this museum and figured we go see what it was about. It was a little hard to find and looks like all the other houses on the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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