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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.

Read the history of the Town of Babylon and the history of our villages, hamlets, and communities.

Visit our page on Historypin.

The Town of Babylon has been awarded with a 2020 Project Excellence Award from Preservation Long Island for the repair and adaptive reuse of the Oak Beach Life-Saving Station/Community Center. Learn more here.

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, 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
  1. Town of Babylon History Museum

    Physical Address
    47 W. Main St.
    Babylon, NY 11702


    Phone: : (631) 587-3750

    Monday through Friday
    10:00 am to 3:00 pm

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