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South Fork Natural History Museum

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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My kids loved it so much we became members!

The museum might be small but it has a lot to offer. It is very interactive and kids and adults can... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Marianne B
Great for preschoolers

I am so glad we discovered this wonderful place. My 3 and a half year old gets so excited to... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
April C
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We have been here many times and enjoy both the inside museum and the outside hiking trails. The museum is great and very enjoyable for kids. The outside trails seem to have been neglected a bit as the grass on the trails must not be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The museum might be small but it has a lot to offer. It is very interactive and kids and adults can stay here for a long time learning about the environment and animals of the South Fork. My kids loved the marine touch tank.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Marianne B
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum today for The Earth Day Celebration and Free Open House. The museum is super small (If you are bringing a stroller, you might want to bring a small umbrella stroller), but has some pretty neat interactive exhibits that entertained my five...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I am so glad we discovered this wonderful place. My 3 and a half year old gets so excited to visit. There are educational exhibits upstairs and live animals (including a touch tank) downstairs. My sons favorite part is the observation deck. The have binoculars...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank April C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My grand daughter wanted to know why we should go to the Natural History Museum in NYC when we have our own out here. I hastened to agree that "Sofo", the name we call our South fork Natural History Museum for short, is a marvel....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Asmie704
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Brilliant staff who happily teach the kids about the local flora and fauna. Great interactive exhibits and a fantastic walk around the grounds to be done. We spent quite a long time feeding the friendly goats outside which was lovely and looking at the butterfly...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Stopped off with 5 and 3 year old - really worth the trip. Personally escorted round the small exhibit space by a knowledgable and friendly guide. Great for kids with just enough interesting information for them to really be able to get stuck in -...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

This is a great spot that my kids both thoroughly enjoyed visiting. There's a beautiful observation deck with different sized binoculars as well as a great touch tank downstairs. The staff is incredibly knowledgeable and friendly and the many nature walks in the grounds can...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Spcooley
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

This was a great place to visit. Crystal was an amazing "tour guide". Unlike most people museum employees, she got out from behind the counter and was available to answer questions and point out all the interesting stuff around us. She clearly loves her job...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 28 December 2014

We have been coming here for years with our kids (now 11 and 8), and they still love it. I agree with other reviewers that this may be the most overlooked attraction for kids on the east end. The staff is so knowledgeable, patient and...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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12 October 2017|
Response from Marianne B | Reviewed this property |
I loved the museum as much as my kids! And they have hiking trails