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Town of Babylon
200 E. Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Ph: (631) 957-3000
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The Town of Babylon Office of Historic Services collects information and materials about all of the communities in the Town of Babylon for display in the Town History Museum and for historic preservation. If you have an historic information, artifacts, or photographs that you would like to share, please call us at (631) 587-3750.

Click here to read the history of the Town of Babylon and here for the history of our villages, hamlets, and communities.

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History Museum

Housed in Old Town Hall, the Town of Babylon History Museum features three floors of exhibits that include the jail cells of the former Town of Babylon Police Department, the old courtroom, and a special exhibit room with an interactive multimedia table.

Museum admission is free and tours are self-guided. Group tours are available by appointment. To schedule a tour, please contact the Town of Babylon, Office of Historic Services, by email or by calling (631) 587-3750. 

Free parking is available, space permitting, in the rear of the building off of Cottage Row. Metered parking is available throughout Babylon Village.

Holiday Closings
The museum is closed according to the Town of Babylon holiday schedule, including

  • New Year’s Day
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Lincoln’s Birthday
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Election Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the day after
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve

Contact Us

Town of Babylon History Museum
47 W. Main St.
Babylon, NY 11702

Ph: (631) 587-3750
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Hours
Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

October - May
First and Third Saturday of the Month
10:00 am - 2:00 pm