Suffolk County Historical Society

Find Suffolk County New York historical societies. Historical societies provide information on the history and culture of specific area, through the use of museum and library art exhibits and programs.


Amityville Historical Society 170 Broadway Amityville NY 11701 631-598-1486


Bablylon Town Historical Society 700 Albin Avenue West Babylon NY 11704 631-661-1670

Bay Shore Historical Society 22 Maple Avenue Bay Shore NY 11706 631-665-1707

Bellport Brookhaven Historical Society 31 Bellport Lane Bellport NY 11713 631-286-0888

Bohemia Historical Society 1519 Locust Avenue Bohemia NY 11716 631-589-8561

Bridgehampton Historical Society 2368 Main Street Bridgehampton NY 11932 631-537-1088

Bridgehampton New York Historical Society 2368 Montauk Highway Bridgehampton NY 11932 631-537-1088

Central Islip Historical Society 56 Wheeler Road Central Islip NY 11722 631-582-3187

East Hampton Historical Society 101 Main Street East Hampton NY 11937 631-324-1850

East Hampton New York Historical Society 159 Pantigo Road East Hampton NY 11937 631-324-6393

Eastville Community Historical Society 139 Hampton Street Sag Harbor NY 11963 631-725-4711

Hampton Bays Historical Society 140 West Montauk Highway Hampton Bays NY 11946 631-728-0887

Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society 328 Hawkins Avenue Lake Ronkonkoma NY 11779 631-467-3152

Lloyd Harbor Historical Society 41 Lloyd Harbor Road Lloyd Harbor NY 11743 631-424-6110

Manorville Historical Society 50 North Street Manorville NY 11949 631-369-2250

Mattituck Historical Society Main Road Mattituck NY 11952 631-298-5248

Montauk Historical Society Montauk Highway Montauk NY 11954 631-668-5340

Mpms Historical Society 75 North Country Road Miller Place NY 11764 631-476-5742

North Bays Historical Society 116 West Montauk Highway Hampton Bays NY 11946 631-728-0887

Northport Historical Society 215 Main Street Northport NY 11768 631-757-9859

What is the National Register of Historic Places?

The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program that creates an official list of historically significant places worthy of preservation. The National Park Service manages the program.

Can a historical society tell me how much a historic item is worth?

In most cases, a Historical Society cannot provide monetary appraisals, but they can provide insight into why an item has historic value. They may also provide the names of reputable appraisers in the area.

What kinds of documents do I need to research my ancestors' history?

The local Historical Society or library may have a variety of documents and records that can help you to research your ancestors. Ship registries, immigrations files, birth and death certificates, church registries, and civil and military records can all be extremely helpful in this kind of research.