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Hudson River Museum

hudson river museum

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2022

Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$8/adults, $4/ages 3-18

Learn about the connections between arts, sciences, and history on a family-friendly museum situated on the banks of the Hudson River.

* Choose from three shows in the immersive Planetarium on weekends at 12:30 pm, 2 pm & 3:30 pm. Learn about the moon, Big Bird and Elmo and their friends in China, get a live tour of the sky as seen Westchester, and experience the twisted tale of our planet’s origins.

* Experience what life was like in 1877 on a 45-minute tour of the six fully restored period rooms of Glenview Historic Home (used as a set in HBO series The Gilded Age), including a large luxurious dollhouse.  See new paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts on view, and a dynamic floral-themed table setting designed by Debra Blair Design. (Thursdays & Fridays, 1pm; Saturdays & Sundays, 1 & 3pm)

* Join weekend family art projects as well as other special events for all ages.

* Relax in the outdoor courtyard (bring your own mat or blanket if you’d like to lounge) and play on a large lawn overlooking the Hudson River.

* Families with children up to age 5 can visit Early Explorers to rest, refresh, and recharge with a selection of books and other activities (Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm).

* The interactive Hudson Riverama is still closed for now.

🍽 A limited selection of beverages and snacks are available  in the Museum Shop. Picnic on the lawn with a view (BYO blanket).  Pick up try tasty tacos at The Taco Project or dine on a delicious brunch on a patio overlooking the Hudson River at X20 Xaviers on the Hudson (reserve in advance), both about a 5-minute drive away.

🌳 Explore gorgeous walled gardens and scenic trails at nearby Untermyer Gardens.

🚂 By train, either rake the Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson Line local train to Glenwood Station, a short walk to the museum, or take an express train to Yonkers, a $5 cab ride away from the museum.

🚙 About a 30 min drive from mid-Manhattan. Ample free parking.

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