Route 27 East to East Hampton. Left at Traffic Light on to Main Street. East on Main Street to Left Fork on North Main Street (at the Windmill). Under Railroad Trestle, ½ mile to Right Fork (marked Springs-Fireplace Rd., County Route 41). 4 Miles North to 830 Fireplace Rd. on the Right.
The museum is located in The Springs, a hamlet four miles north of the village of East Hampton on eastern Long Island, about 100 miles from Manhattan. NOTE: Expect delays on local roads, especially during summer months. Please allow ample drive time. Guided tours start promptly, and there are no refunds for latecomers.
By Car from Manhattan
- Through the Midtown Tunnel, take the Long Island Expressway (US 495) east to Exit 70, County Route 111.
- Take Route 111 south to Sunrise Highway (State Route 27).
- Take Route 27 east to East Hampton.
- At the traffic light (T junction), turn left on Main Street.
- After the next light (corner of Newtown Lane), fork left in front of the windmill onto North Main Street.
- Go under the railroad overpass for ½ mile. Fork right onto Springs-Fireplace Road (County Route 41).
- Go four miles north to the Pollock-Krasner House, number 830, on the right.
Trains leave from Pennsylvania Station on West 32nd Street. There is a taxi rank at the East Hampton station. Check schedule and fare information or call 718-217-5477 (NYC), 516-822-5477 (Nassau), 631-231-5477 (Suffolk), or the Mail & Ride reservation service, 800-649-6969.
Coaches leave frequently from the East Side. There is a taxi rank at the bus stop in front of the Huntting Inn on Main Street, East Hampton. For schedule and fare information, telephone 631-283-4600, or (from area codes 212, 718, 516, 914 and 201) 800-936-0440, or visit Hampton Jitney.
Ferry service from New London to Orient, takes about 1 ½ hours. The drive from Orient to the Pollock-Krasner House via Shelter Island (two short ferry rides, no reservations needed) and Sag Harbor takes about an hour. Ferry service from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson, takes about 1 ¼ hours. The drive from Port Jefferson to the Pollock-Krasner House takes about 2 hours.
The regional airport is Islip/MacArthur, served by Southwest and US Airways. Taxi connections to the Hampton Jitney are available; arrangements should be made through the Jitney reservation service. East Hampton Airport, 631-537-2202, handles general aviation and charter aircraft.
For information on motels, inns, bed & breakfasts and guest houses in the area, visit the Web site of the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce.
Other Cultural Attractions in the Area
If you are planning a trip to eastern Long Island, we recommend other places of interest near the Pollock-Krasner House. Please check with each organization for directions and open hours.
Museums and Art Centers
Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton
East Hampton Historical Society, East Hampton
Children's Museum of the East End, Bridgehampton
Dia Center-Dan Flavin: Art Institute, Bridgehampton
Bridgehampton Historical Society, Bridgehampton
Watermill Center, Water Mill
Southampton Historical Museum, Southampton
Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill
Shinecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum, Southampton
Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, Sag Harbor
The Leiber Collection, East Hampton
Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor
Goat on a Boat Puppet Theater, Sag Harbor
John Drew Theater, East Hampton