Open only during the summer and for school tours by appointment, the Mather House Museum is a complex of buildings…More and gardens. The main house was once the home of the Mathers, a family of shipbuilders who built the home around 1840. The Mather House now serves a dual purpose as museum and headquarters for The Historical Society of Port Jefferson.</p>
<p>On the grounds are several buildings that showcase artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the collections are a craft house and museum shop, tool shed, country store, marine barn and sail loft and The Spinney Clock Museum. Next to the craft house is The Thomas Jefferson perennial garden, maintained by the Suwassett Garden Club.</p>
<p>The Historical Society's collection on-site includes ship models, historical books, vintage tools, vintage clothing, period furniture, antique toys and taped oral histories. There are also special exhibitions on occasion.</p>
Hope House Ministries 23 N Country Rd, Port Jefferson, NY11777 This location of Hope House Ministries is the Children and Family Center. It offers support groups and a host of…More counseling programs that center on the health and wellbeing of babies, children and parenting, as well as individual programs for parents. Hope House Ministries is a nonprofit religious organization that offers a holistic approach to healing by providing assistance and counseling to people in trouble, specifically teens and young mothers.
Tasty House 1070 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station, NY11776 Tasty House has served Chinese food from its location next to PJ Cinemas since 2000. Primarily a delivery outlet ($10…More minimum), Tasty House also has one eat-in table and is adjacent to a pleasant outdoor dining area shared with neighboring restaurants. The restaurant is able to accommodate large orders for parties, too.
Pace's Steak House 318 Wynn Ln, Port Jefferson, NY11777 Pace's Steak House is an upscale restaurant that may be hidden to those who only stick to Main Street. The design is…More dark yet elegant, and outdoor seating is available. What sets this restaurant apart from similar places, according to the manager, is the flavor of the marinated steaks.
Materdomini Thrift Shop & Barn 316 Terryville Rd, Port Jefferson Station, NY11776 The Materdomini Thrift Shop is associated with St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church. There is an old barn that houses…More antiques and other items, including furniture. Clothes, accessories, holiday items and even wedding dresses are for sale in the two-story, 18th-century house next to the barn. All items are affordable, and the proceeds go to help the poor in the community.