Herricks Community Center; 999 Herricks Road, Room 202, New Hyde Park, NY 11040-1353
Tel. (516) 747-0777 / E-Mail: info@mathmuseum.org

DIRECTIONS

The museum is easily accessible by car or by bus. The museum is located in the Herricks Community Center building at the junction of Shelter Rock and Searingtown Roads.

By Bus

By Car: From the East, From the West, From the South Shore of Long Island  

The Map

Important Note: The museum does not have a sign outside---the community center is a
former school building and the building number "999" is over the center doors in the front of the building. The museum is on the left side of the building, upstairs in room 202.


By bus:

Take either the N22 or the N22A bus along Route 25B, Hillside Avenue, and get off at Herricks Road. (landmarks: Nathan’s at the southwest corner, Mobil gas station at the northwest corner.) Walk three blocks north. The community center will be on your left.


By car:

From the east:
Take either the Long Island Expressway (L.I.E) or the Northern State Parkway westbound.

From the L.I.E, which is Interstate 495, get off at Exit 36 which is Searingtown Road. Turn left under the L.I.E. and travel south approximately 1.3 miles until the road takes a LONG sweeping curve to the right. You will pass the Shelter Rock Library and a pond which will be on your left. Get into the center lane. Turn left and IMMEDIATELY right into the parking lot of the Herricks Community Center. The museum is on the left side of the building upstairs in room 202.

If you prefer the Northern State Parkway, travel west to exit 27, Shelter Rock Road. Turn left at the top of the ramp and proceed on Shelter Rock Road as described in the following set of directions.

From the west:
Take the Long Island Expressway (L.I.E.) eastbound to exit 35, Shelter Rock Road, or take the Grand Central Parkway which becomes the Northern State Parkway to exit 27S, Shelter Rock Road.

At Shelter Rock Road, turn right and proceed south approximately 1.3 miles until the road takes a LONG sweeping curve to the left. There will be a small school building on your right and a LARGE building behind it. This LARGE building, called the Herricks Community Center, is your destination. At the traffic light, turn right turn onto Herricks Road and immediately right into the parking lot. The museum is on the left side of the building upstairs in room 202.

From the south shore of Long Island:
Take the Meadowbrook Parkway North to the Northern Parkway.  Continue as described in the from the East directions.  Or:
Take Nassau Boulevard north.  Make a right turn onto Jericho turnpike, Route 25.  Make a left turn onto Herricks road.  (Dunkin Donuts on southwest corner.)  Continue north on Herricks Road.  You will cross Hillside Avenue, Route 25B.  The museum is approximately 3 blocks north of Hillside Avenue on the left side of the street, number 999.
Or:
Take Franklin Avenue north.  It becomes Mineola Boulevard once you cross Old Country Road.  Continue to the end.  Make a left onto Hillside Avenue, Route 25B.  After the Eckerd shopping center, make a right onto Herricks Road.  The museum is approximately 3 blocks north of Hillside Avenue on the left side of the street, number 999.


For museum guests who require the use of an elevator, please park in the gymnasium lot at the north end of the building, walk south and then east, turning around the gymnasium. Enter the Community Center through the breezeway connecting the gym to the main building. Turn right and proceed through the double doors. The elevator is located by going through the first door on your right.

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