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Annandale-on-Hudson:

Center for Curatorial Studies
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
(914)758-2424
Gallery of contemporary art. Open year round, W-F 1-5PM, SaSu 1-5PM (Closed Holidays). Free admission.

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Brewster:

Southeast Museum
67 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509
(914)279-7500
Museum housed in historic town hall. Exhibits of railroad, mining, factory. Open Apr - Dec; Wenesday, Saturday and Sunday noon-4PM (other times by appointment). Free admission.

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Cold Spring:

Foundry School Museum
63 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516
(914)265-4010
Display includes foundry for West Point and paintings of Hudson River. Open Mar - Dec, TuW 10AM-4PM, Th 1-4PM, Su 2-5PM. Free admission.

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Cornwall-on-Hudson:

Museum of the Hudson Highlands
The Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
(914)534-7781
Natural history museum, Ogden Gallery, nature trails and gift shop. Open year round: Summer M-Th 11AM-5PM, Sa 12-5PM, Su 1:30-5PM; Winter M-Th 2-5PM, Sa 12-5PM, Su 1:30-5PM. Donation requested.

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Cross River:

Trailside Nature Museum
Routes 35 and 121, Cross River, NY 10618
(914)763-3993
Exhibits include natural history and Delaware Indian artifacts. Open We-Su, 10AM-4PM. Handicap accessible.

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Cuddebackville:

Neversink Valley Area Museum
Hoag Road, Cuddebackville, NY 12729
(914)754-8870
Located in the Delaware and Hudson Canal Park, this museum features exhibits on the Delaware and Hudson Railroad. Open year round, Th-Su Noon-4PM. Admission fee charged.

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Fishkill:

Van Wyck Homestead Museum
POB 133, 504 Route 9, Fishkill, NY 12524
(845)896-9560
Van Wyck Homestead Museum is a 1732 Dutch- American farmhouse used as a headquarters for the Fishkill Supply Depot, 1776 - 1783 during the American Revolution. It was the site of the trial of James F. Cooper's "Spy". Collection of Rev War artifacts; Hudson Valley portraits; genealogical and local history library; gift shop. Open June 1 through October 31, Weekends, 1 - 4 PM, and by appt.

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Garrison:

Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison's Landing
P O Box 4, Garrison, NY 10524
(845)424-3960
Garrison Art Center is a not for profit cultural and educational center which has been celebrating art since 1966. GAC opens the door to artistic inquiry and expression and fosters an appreciation of the arts in the community. GAC receives public funds from New York State Council on the Arts. GAC expands artists' vision and fosters creative ideas and appreciation of the arts in our community. All are invited to attend GAC's opening receptions in our gallery and enjoy wine & cheese, view the exhibition, meet the artists. Gallery Hours: Noon - 5 PM, seven days a week

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Goshen:

Trotting Horse Museum
240 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924
(914)294-6330
Exhibits feature harness racing. Includes the Hall of Fame of the Trotters. Open year round, M-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su Noon-5PM. Handicap accessible. Admission fee charged.

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Hudson:

American Museum of Fire Fighting
125 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson, NY 12534
(518)828-7695
Oldest exhibit of fire fighting in United States. Open Apr-Oct Tu-Su 9AM-4:30PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

Robert Jenkins Home
113 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534
(518)851-9049
A museum maintained by the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution), featuring exhibits on Hudson River School, military artifacts and whaling. Open July-Aug WeSu 1PM-3PM (year round by appointment). Admission fee charged.

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Katonah:

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
Girdle Ridge Drive, Katonah, NY 10536
(914)232-5035
Exhibits include European and Chinese artworks. Open Jun-Aug, ThSa 11AM-4PM, Su 1-4PM (November - April by appointment). Admission fee charged.

Katonah Museum of Art
28 Bedford Road, Katonah, NY 10536
(914)232-9555
Fine arts exhibits, outdoor sculpture garden. Open year round. Open Tu-F 1-5PM, Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Handicap accessible.

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Kinderhook:

Columbia County Museum
5 Albany Ave., Kinderhook, NY 12106
(518)758-9265
Local history and genealogy. Open year round M-F 10AM-4PM, Jun-Aug additional hours Sa-Su 1-5PM. Free admission.

Ichabod Crane School House
Route 9H, Kinderhook, NY 12106
(518)758-9265
Historic one room school house. Open Jun-Aug, W-Sa 11AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Free admission.

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Monroe:

Museum Village
Route 17M, Monroe, NY 10950
(914)782-8247
A living history museum featuring exhibits and crafts of the 1800's. Open May - Dec, We-Fr 10AM-2PM, Su Noon-5PM. (Additional hours during July and August: We-Fr open 10AM-5PM, Su regular hours). Admission fee charged.

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Mountainville:

Storm King Art Center
Old Pleasant Hill Road, Mountainville, NY 10953
(914)534-3115
Comprising 400 acres, the Center features a changing exhibit of sculptures in an outdoor setting. Open Apr - Nov, 11AM - 5:30 PM. Handicap accessible. Admission fee charged.

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New Rochelle:

Thomas Paine Cottage and Museum
983 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804

Grounds include Thomas Paine's cottage and a one room schoolhouse. Open Apr-Nov, Fr-Su 2:00PM-5:00PM, or by appointment.

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North Salem:

Hammond Museum and Oriental Stroll Gardens
Deveau Road, North Salem, NY 10560
(914)669-5135
Gardens, Japaneses style teahouse. Open May-Dec, W-Su 11AM-5PM (gardens close in October). (Not recommended for children under 7). Handicap accessible.

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Ossining:

Ossining Urban Cultural Park Visitor Center
Routes 9 and 133, Ossining, NY 10562
(914)941-3189
Replicas of prison cells from Sing Sing prison, model of Old Croton Aqueduct, tourist information. Open year round, Tu-Sa 10AM-4PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

Teatown Lake Reservation
Spring Valley Road, Ossining, NY 10562

Museum, featuring reptile collection, is located on wildlife sanctuary. Open year round, Tu-Sa 9AM-5PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

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Pawling:

John Kane House
126 E. Main St., Pawling, NY 12564
(914)855-1448
Managed by Pawling Historical Society. Post Revolutionary War exhibit. Open May-Oct, Sa-Su 2-4PM. Donations accepted.

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Peekskill:

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
PO Box 209, Peekskill, NY 10566
(914)788-0100 (914)788-4531(fax)
Featuring long-term installations and exhibitions of contemporary art. Frequent special events. Open Saturday and Sunday, 11AM-6PM, and by appointment. Please see the calendar of events for special event times.

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Poughkeepsie:

Francis Lehman Loeb Art Center
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(914)437-LOEB
Over 12,000 pieces of artwork in various mediums (oils, photographs, drawings, etc.). By European and American artists (including Hudson River School). Open when school in session, W-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su1-5PM. Call ahead during school breaks. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

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Purchase:

Neuberger Museum of Art
Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577

Exhibits include African and contemporary art. Open year round, Tu-Fr 10:00AM-4:00PM, SaSu 1:00PM-5:00PM. Handicap accessible.

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Rhinebeck:

Galeria Boriken
10 Garden Street, Rhinebeck, NY
(914)876-4552
spirit94@aol.com
A gallery dedicated to the exhibition and sale of art from the island of Puerto Rico. Currently exhibiting works by Lizette Lugo, Enrique DeJesus, Monica Laird, Luis Antonio, and Felix Cordero. Also folk art forms from artisans of the island... corozo, santos, hand made pilones. Open open year round. Summer hours Sun - Thu 12-6 Fri- Sat 11-9 or later

Under the Apple Tree
42 West Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(914)876-8882 (914)266-8076(fax)
sonshin@banet.net
Cooperative gift shop featuring the work of 25 Hudson Valley craftsmen with a 6-room house filled with unique items for the home and personal use. Many of the craftspeople take turns operating the shop, so the visitor will meet the craftsman. The work featured is traditional, Victorian and country...no contemporary. Open year round, 10-5 Thurs.- Monday (Closed Tues. & Wed.) Located just down the street from the Beekman Arms (the oldest inn in America).

Wilderstein
330 Morton Road, Rhineback, NY 12572
(845)876-4818
wilderstein@wilderstein.org
Historic Queen Anne Victorian Mansion and pleasure grounds. Open May through October, Thursday to Sunday from noon until 4:00 PM as well as Thanksgiving and December weekends.

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Rye:

Jay Heritage Center
210 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580
(914)698-9275
The Jay Property in Rye is the boyhood home of New York State’s only native Founding Father, John Jay (1745-1829). Located next to a marshlands preserve and trails, this estate, now a public park, is where America’s first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and author of The Jay Treaty grew up. The Property has an 8000 year old scenic vista of Long Island Sound over a meadow.It is also located on the historic Boston Post Road where mile marker “24” placed by Benjamin Franklin, is set into the perimeter wall. The centerpiece of this National Historic Landmark is an 1838 Greek Revival Mansion built by Peter Augustus Jay. Visitors can literally see the layers of history being uncovered here. The Jay Heritage Center (JHC)hosts Programs here in American History, Social Justice, Landscape Conservation and Environmental Stewardship. The house is an official project of the Save America’s Treasures Program and at 170 years old, it is the oldest National Historic Landmark in New York State to be using an energy efficient geothermal heating and cooling system. The Jay site is also listed on Westchester County’s African American Heritage Trail. John Jay is well known for advocating emancipation,serving as President of the Manumission Society and establishing the first African Free School. Open 1907 Carriage House-Year Round; 1838 Mansion, April throught November, Tueday through Friday, 10:00 - 4:00pm and by appointment

Square House Museum
1 Purchase Street, Rye, NY 10580
(914)967-7588
Features exhibits and demonstrations housed in a restored tavern, circa 1700's.

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Stony Point:

Stony Point Battlefield
Route 9W, Stony Point, NY 10980
(914)786-2521
State Historic Site. Site of Revolutionary battle (storming British forticfications) circa 1779. Also site of oldest lighthouse on Hudson River (circa 1826). Open mid-Apr through Oct, W-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Free admission.

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West Point:

United States Military Academy
West Point, NY 10996
(914)938-2638
Features displays on cadet training and general information. Open daily 9AM-4:45PM. West Point Museum (914)938-2203. Located near visitors center. Exhibits of military history. Open daily 10:30AM-4:15PM. Both are handicap accessible and free admission.

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Yonkers:

Philipse Manor Hall
Warburton Ave. and Dock St., Yonkers, NY 10702
(914)965-4027
On the National Register of Historic Places, State Historic Site. Museum of history and art. Building circa 1680's. Open late May-Oct, W,Th 11AM-2PM, Su 2-5PM. Call for winter schedule. Free admission.

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Yorktown Heights:

Yorktown Museum
1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914)962-2970
Exhibits include Early American and Algonquin Indian life. Open year round, Tu-Fr 9:30AM-4:30PM. Handicap accessible.

Yorktown Research Center
3147 Route 132, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914)962-0341
The center includes documents and maps of local interest. Handicap accessible.

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