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Easter Bunny for Breakfast at the Vanderbilt Museum

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Start Date: April 15, 2017
End Date: April 15, 2017
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm


Location: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road Centerport, NY 11721

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Saturday, April 15, from 9:00 to 12:00

The Easter Bunny and his friend Li’l Chick are inviting children of all ages to join them for breakfast and fun at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum . Children are encouraged to bring their Easter baskets and bonnets.

The Vanderbilt once again will hold the popular, long-standing spring event that often draws multi-generational family groups. The morning offers lots of fun as well as a good opportunity to shoot delightful video or photos for the family album.

Tickets for this event sell out fast, so early registration is strongly encouraged.
The day includes:
•   Hot buffet breakfast at 9:00 a.m.
•   Egg hunt in the Vanderbilt Rose Garden (weather permitting)
•   Special Planetarium show, “One World, One Sky,” starring Elmo and Big Bird, at 10:15 a.m.

Tickets: Adults $30, $25 for members; children $18, $15 for members. Pre-registration is required and seating is limited.

Purchase tickets on-line at . (Click on the Events button at the top of the home page.) For more information, call 631-854-5579.


(Museum administrative office hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 to 4:00. Closed weekends and holidays.)

Hours – Museum and Mansion
Through April 10, 2017: Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 – 4:00. Last mansion tour begins at 4:00(The Museum and Mansion are closed Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.) Planetarium open Friday and Saturday nights.

 Hours – Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium
Through April 10, 2017: Daytime shows Tuesday at 2:00, and Saturday and Sunday at 12:001:002:003:00 and 4:00. Evening shows on Friday and Saturday at 8:009:00 and 10:00(The Planetarium is closed Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, but is open Friday and Saturday nights.) 


January 3 – February 28
Open February 20 — February 24 (Winter Vacation)
Tuesday Afternoons
2:00 – Stars: Powerhouses of the Universe

Friday Nights
8:00 – Long Island Skies
9:00 – Black Holes
10:00 – Led Zeppelin – New Laser Show!

Saturday Nights
8:00  – Night Sky, Live!
9:00  – Stars: Powerhouses of the Universe
10:00 – Led Zeppelin – New Laser Show!

Saturday and Sunday Afternoons
Plus February 20-24

12:00 –One World, One Sky
1:00 – Earth, Moon, and Sky
2:00 – Stars: Powerhouses of the Universe
3:00 – Night Sky, Live!
4:00 – Black Holes


Year-round viewing of the night sky (weather permitting), Friday only, 9:00-10:00. Observation is free.
Museum Admission
General museum admission is $7 for adults, $6 for students with ID and seniors (62 and older), and $3 for children 12 and under. General admission includes estate-grounds access to the Marine Museum, Memorial Wing natural-history and ethnographic-artifact galleries, Nursery Wing, Habitat Room, Egyptian mummy and Stoll Wing animal-habitat dioramas. For a mansion tour, add $5 per ticket. (A video tour of the mansion is available on request.)
Mansion Tours
Guided tours of the Vanderbilt Mansion — listed on the National Register of Historic Places — are available Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday at 1:002:003:00 and 4:00.
Planetarium Admission
During the day, visitors to the Planetarium pay general museum admission ($7 for adults, $6 for students with IDs and seniors 62 and older, and $3 for children 12 and under), plus $5 each for a Planetarium show. Since the museum is closed in the evening, no general museum admission is charged — visitors pay only for Planetarium show tickets: $9 for adults, $8 for students with IDs and seniors 62 and older, and $7 for children 12 and under.
Vanderbilt Observatory
Night-sky viewing on Friday (weather permitting), 9:00-10:00 p.m. Observation is free.
Location and Website
The Vanderbilt Museum is located at 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY. Directions and updated details on programs and events are available at For information, call 631-854-5579.


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Event categories: Cinema, Family, History, and Workshops/Classes.Event tags: Cinema, Crafts, Family/Kids, Food, Historical Landmark, History, Holiday, Interactive, Story Telling/Reading, Suffolk, and Theater.

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