Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn Harbor

nassau-county-museum-of-artRanked among the nation’s largest, most important suburban art museums, the Nassau County Museum of Art is located about 25 miles east of New York City in Roslyn Harbor, Long Island on the former Frick Estate, a spectacular property in the heart of Long Island’s fabled Gold Coast. The main museum building, named in honor of art collectors and philanthropists Arnold and Joan Saltzman, is a three-story Georgian mansion that exemplifies Gold Coast architecture of the late 19th century.

In addition to the Arnold & Joan Saltzman Fine Art building, Nassau County Museum of Art includes the Sculpture Park, Formal Garden of historic importance, the Pinetum, an architecturally-significant restored trellis, rare specimen trees, and marked walking trails.

Visitor Information

Nassau County Museum of Art is located on Museum Drive in Roslyn Harbor, off of Northern Boulevard (Route 25A) 1/2 mile west of Glen Cove Road.


Directions by Car

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Via Long Island Expressway or Northern State Parkway
Exit at Glen Cove Road (#39 on LIE, #31 on Northern). Drive north to the intersection with Route 25A/Northern Boulevard. Turn left (westbound). Continue two blocks to the museum entrance on the right.

Hours of Operation

  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • Tuesday – Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
  • Museum Store
  • Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Red Maple Market Café
  • Saturdays & Sundays, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Docent-Led Exhibition Tours
  • Tuesday – Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
  • Docent-Led Mansion Tours
  • Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
  • Docent-Led Family Tours
  • Sundays at 1:00 p.m.
  • Family Art Activities
  • Sundays at 1:30 p.m.

Admission Fees

  • Adults $12.00
  • Seniors (62+) $8.00
  • Students $4.00
  • Children (4-12) $4.00
  • Museum Members Free