Learn a Whaler's Skill
Family Day Programs
A bi-weekly program, for everyone in the family, will be hosted by the Southampton History Museum beginning Friday, June 22nd and ending August 31st. Learn a Whaler’s Skill is for moms, dads and kids to gain skills and knowledge of Southampton’s maritime past at either The Thomas Halsey Homestead or the Rogers Mansion Museum Complex.
Families can learn how to tie sailing knots, create faux scrimshaw art, write with quill and ink pens and even more! Through the physical action of these programs and you will be able to gain a better understanding of how these people lived in the 19th century. Each program also allows for interaction with real artifacts from our collection. All one-hour programs begin at 3:00 pm and are free of charge.
To sign up contact out Director of Education Connor Flanagan by calling (631) 283-2494 ext. 500 or emailing him at