Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum is located in Centerport on the North Shore of Long Island. It is located on the former 43-acre (17 ha) estate of William K. Vanderbilt II (1878–1944). The museum complex, operated by Suffolk County, includes the mansion with furnishings and fine art, a marine museum with marine and natural history specimens (butterflies, birds, shells, mammals and fish), a curator's cottage, a seaplane hangar, a boathouse, gardens, and a collection of ethnographic objects (firearms and swords, ship models, and European, Asian and African objects). It also includes a planetarium.