For anyone interested in the history of the area, Greenport has several museums to explore.
EAST END SEAPORT MUSEUM AND MARINE FOUNDATION
The museum's maritime exhibits include nautical models, displays on the bunker fishing and oyster industries, and artifacts from an old sail-making company. Two rare multi-prismatic lighthouse lenses made by Fresnel in France in the late 1800's are the prize exhibit. Located in the former Long Island Railroad Station on Third Street, the museum is open on weekends, Memorial Day through June, and in September, 11am–5pm; July and August, 7 day from 11am – 5pm. Admission is free, but $5 donation is suggested. Gift shop.
GREENPORT JAIL AND POLICE MUSEUM
Featuring memorabilia, pictures and historic items from the Greenport Police Department. Located on Carpenter Street.
1840 School House Museum
Located on the corner of Front and Second Street. Visitors get a glimpse of what schools looked like in past centuries. A great learning experience for kids and adults alike!