Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum, located at West Gate Road and Montauk Highway, opened to the public on June 16, 2001, with an exhibition called "A Walk with the People." As the first and only Native American owned-and-operated Museum on Long Island, there has been widespread and enthusiastic public support from all who visit the beautiful and powerful log building symbolizing the proud endurance of Long Island's indigenous people.

contact info

Hrs: Thurs.-Sun. 11AM-5PM.

School

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum is proud to offer an exciting new program that includes a guided tour of the museum, allowing students to learn about Shinnecock history and current life on the Shinnecock reservation. The tour also includes a protected wooded area of the reservation where native plants and wild life may be studied. Activities include Native crafts and games. Visits can be customized fit your school group’s specific needs.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
Native Americans, history, visual art, crafts, culture.

contact info
Name: Reservations
Email: wikunvillage@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email Cost: Fee

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

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Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum, located at West Gate Road and Montauk Highway, opened to the public on June 16, 2001, with an exhibition called "A Walk with the People." As the first and only Native American owned-and-operated Museum on Long Island, there has been widespread and enthusiastic public support from all who visit the beautiful and powerful log building symbolizing the proud endurance of Long Island's indigenous people.

contact info

Hrs: Thurs.-Sun. 11AM-5PM.

Scouts

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum exhibits Shinnecock history spanning over the 10,00 years. Scouts can work on Indian Lore badges while learning about the people who have inhabited this area before it was known as Long Island. Built from Adirondack white pine, the facilities consist of 5,000 square feet of exhibition space. Activities include Native crafts and games. Visits can be customized to meet your scout group’s goals.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
Native Americans, Indian Lore, history, visual art, crafts, culture.

contact info
Name: Reservations
Email: wikunvillage@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum, located at West Gate Road and Montauk Highway, opened to the public on June 16, 2001, with an exhibition called "A Walk with the People." As the first and only Native American owned-and-operated Museum on Long Island, there has been widespread and enthusiastic public support from all who visit the beautiful and powerful log building symbolizing the proud endurance of Long Island's indigenous people.

contact info

Hrs: Thurs.-Sun. 11AM-5PM.

Camp

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum consists of permanent impressive collections of new cultural material items on display to visitors. The collection includes 10,000 Years of Hunting and Fishing on Long Island. Campers can learn how these items illustrate the different time periods of Shinnecock history: Paleolithic, Archaic, Woodland and Historic periods for their exhibition. Activities include Native crafts and games.

contact info
Name: Reservations
Email: wikunvillage@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum, located at West Gate Road and Montauk Highway, opened to the public on June 16, 2001, with an exhibition called "A Walk with the People." As the first and only Native American owned-and-operated Museum on Long Island, there has been widespread and enthusiastic public support from all who visit the beautiful and powerful log building symbolizing the proud endurance of Long Island's indigenous people.

contact info

Hrs: Thurs.-Sun. 11AM-5PM.

Homeschol

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum is proud to offer an exciting new program that includes a guided tour of the museum, allowing homeschoolers to learn about Shinnecock history and current life on the Shinnecock reservation. The tour also includes a protected wooded area of the reservation where native plants and wild life may be studied. Activities include Native crafts and games. Field trip visits can be customized to fit your homeschool curriculum goals.

topics covered:
Native Americans, history, art, crafts, culture.

contact info
Name: Reservations
Email: wikunvillage@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

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