Have an event or meeting which you would like to host at the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center?

Located in the cultural center of Long Island, the Walt Whitman Birthplace might be the right setting for your event. Our facility features:

  • PA system, microphone and speakers
  • Projector and screen
  • Podium with light
  • Seating for up to 50 adults in the multi-purpose room
  • Groups of 100 may use the exhibit room
  • Up to 12 people may use the Gathering House
  • Chairs and tables/tableclothes (we do not provide food except for High Teas)
  • TV capable of connecting to laptop wirelessly (for Powerpoint/Videos etc)
  • Garbage removal
  • Picnic tables
  • Handicap-accessible restrooms
  • Event staff to assist with setup, breakdown and run of event (on request, additional fee may apply depending on duties)
  • Tours of historic Birthplace house (On request, additional one time fee for tours to be done during event. Large group events may require two guides to accommodate all guests)

Spaces available:

For current rates and more information, please call: 631-427-5240 or e-mail your request to: events@waltwhitman.org










Panoramic view of the Birthhouse and Gathering House condensed


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