Downtown Farmingdale, also known as Farmingdale Village, has won the Bethpage Best of LI Best of Downtown Award each of the past 4 years. It boasts plenty of restaurants with varied cuisines, shops and specialty stores, a local brewery, and more. For additional information, please visit: http://www.farmingdalevillage.com/.
Visit Walt Whitman’s Birthplace! The Walt Whitman Birthplace Historic Site is located just 5 miles from the Farmingdale campus and is open during the conference and on Sunday. Adult admission is only $6 and is free for children under age 5. For more information and to see examples of the exhibits, please visit: https://www.waltwhitman.org/.
The American Airpower Museum is ranked at the top of the list of attractions near the college and is only 1.6 miles away. It is “a unique Museum in that many of the historic Aircraft are operational and fly regularly during the spring and summer months. The Museum is located at historic Republic Airport in Farmingdale, NY.” For more information, visit: http://americanairpowermuseum.com/.
Old Bethpage Village Restoration is “a living history museum that provides visitors with the unique opportunity to step back in time and experience life as it was on Long Island during the 19th century. The village consists of 36 houses, barns, and buildings dating from 1660 through 1875.” It is located approximately 1.3 miles from campus. For more information, please visit: https://www.obvrnassau.com/.