Congratulations to our BIG New Membership Winner of the Plush Giraffe

January 14, 2020

The winners of our New Membership Drive BIG plush Melissa & Doug Giraffe visited the Long Island Explorium to claim their prize this January 2020. Their membership was a gift from a family member and their winning the prize was a great surprise during the holidays. Give the gift of membership to your loved ones…

Long Island Explorium unveils new sensory garden

September 26, 2019

Long Island Explorium unveils new sensory garden by Kyle Barr – September 20, 2019 Village officials, members of the chamber of commerce, locals and members of the Long Island Explorium christen the new sensory garden. Photo by Julianne Mosher A new sensory garden has been installed outside the Long Island Explorium in Port Jefferson, hoping to give those…

Part-time Museum Guides and Educators

March 29, 2019

Posted: October 8, 2019 The Explorium is expanding and looking for part-time educators and museum guides for our weekend open hours on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, public holidays, winter and summer programs. We seek imaginative, innovative, and out-going individuals with knowledge of how people learn and the skills to effectively offer challenge-based, interdisciplinary STEM activities.…

The National Museum of Mathematics Extends Math Outreach Program to Encourage Early Math Fluency

January 9, 2019

By Melissa Wickes January 7, 2019 The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) in Nomad is continuing its innovative math outreach program, MoMath 2 Go: the Family Math Initiative, with a partnership with the Long Island Explorium in Port Jefferson. This program is designed to help families learn how to comfortably discuss math with preschool through second-grade children and to involve…

Angeline Judex, Long Island Explorium showcase STEAM in Port Jeff

January 4, 2019

Angeline Judex stands with New York State Assemblyman Steve Englebright at the 2018 Eastern Long Island Mini Maker’s Faire. Photo by Kyle Barr By Kyle Barr At a glance, the Long Island Explorium building looks like an old-school log cabin compared to the great glass facade of the neighboring Port Jefferson Village Center and…

$500,000 secured for Long Island Sound environmental projects in New York

December 4, 2018

  $500,000 secured for Long Island Sound environmental projects in New York Some of the federal funding for LI will go toward Hempstead Harbor water quality testing and rain gardens in Port Jefferson. On Tuesday, EPA regional director Pete Lopez discussed federal grants for Long Island Sound environmental projects that will include plastic cleanup, Hempstead Harbor…

Museums as agents of social change and empowerment

October 25, 2017

Have you ever listened to a child chuckling while she witnesses the robot she designed turn in circles? Have you ever looked into the eyes of a child telling you that he saved for a year to buy a 3-D printer kit because he learned from you that he could build one? Have you ever…


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