Travel Guide

The Bronx, New York City 

Museums & Galleries

City Island Nautical Museum

City Island is a small island located on the western end of Long Island Sound, off the coast of East Bronx. On the island is the City Island Nautical Museum, a small museum housed in a former public school building. The museum describes City Island’s maritime history including fishing, shipbuilding, and yacht building as well as daily life on the island. Admission is free but the museum only opens on weekends from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment during other periods.
City Island Nautical Museum, Bronx (New York City)

City Island Nautical Museum by Bigtimepiece

A small but interesting museum if you happen to be on a day trip to City Island. The whole museum should not take you more than an hour to tour. Exhibits here include collections of old photographs, paintings, models, and memorabilia. There is a gift shop selling books and souvenir items (such as T-shirts, mugs, tote bags, refridgerator magnts, and postcards) as a memento of your visit to the museum and City Island.

Location: 190 Fordham Street, City Island, Bronx, New York, NY 10464

Website: City Island Nautical Museum

Tel: 718-885-0008


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