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Explore History in the Hudson Valley: Museums, Historic Sites & Events

Uncover the rich tapestry of the Hudson Valley through its museums, historic sites, and engaging events.

Immerse Yourself in History:

  • A Wealth of History: The Hudson Valley boasts a vibrant past, evident in its numerous museums and historic sites. From artifacts to architecture, these locations offer a window into different eras, from the Colonial period to the Industrial Age.
  • Discover at Your Pace: Whether you’re a local resident or a curious visitor, there’s something for everyone. Explore diverse destinations and delve into the region’s fascinating stories.
  • Unveiling the Past: Many museums and sites host ongoing lectures, classes, and demonstrations, providing unique opportunities to learn from experts and gain deeper insights into history.

Accessibility for All:

  • Inclusive Experiences: Explore history at an affordable price, with many venues offering free or low-cost admission, making historical exploration accessible to all.

Plan Your Visit:

  • Find Your Perfect Destination: Research museums and historic sites online to discover locations aligned with your interests, ensuring a fulfilling and educational experience.
  • Stay Informed: Check individual websites or contact venues directly for information on current exhibitions, events, and specific admission fees.

Start your journey into the past today and discover the captivating history of the Hudson Valley!

Upcoming Events

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This Week’s Events  and Museum Hours


Upcoming Events

Hudson River Maritime Museum

Hudson River Maritime Museum

Located on the Rondout Creek, Kingston, NY. Thursday-Sunday, 11:00am-5:00pm
Trolley Museum of New York

Trolley Museum of New York

We have started our 2024 Season. We are in operation on weekends, 12pm to 5pm (last trolley trip at 4pm) until late October. Please click [...]
Hurley Heritage Society Museum Hours

Hurley Heritage Society Museum Hours

Free and open to the public, donations welcome May 4 through October 27 Saturday – Sunday 1-4pm
Senate House State Historic Site

Senate House State Historic Site

Open April 17th – October 31st – Wednesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm, and Sunday 1pm – 5pm. Tours offered November 1st – Mid-April by [...]
City of Kingston Annual Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade ****************Parade Canceled, Ceremony is Indoors*****************

City of Kingston Annual Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade ****************Parade Canceled, Ceremony is Indoors*****************

Mon, May 27, 2024    
1:00 pm
************  Please be advised, due to the chance of thunderstorms on Monday, the Memorial Day ceremony will be held indoors at City Hall at 1:00pm [...]

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Articles

“Songs of the Irish Brigade” at the Matthewis Persen House Museum

Veterans in a New Field to Perform Civil War Songs at Matthewis Persen House The Ulster County Civil War Roundtable will present a concert by Veterans in a New Field on Saturday, June 10 at 2:00 PM at the Matthewis Persen House in Kingston. The event is free and open to the public. Veterans in […]

“Living History” presented by Theatre on the Road at the Matthewis Persen House Museum

Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is pleased to welcome Theatre on the Road to the Matthewis Persen House on Saturday, July 16 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for the first of several Living History programs this season.  The house is located at 74 John Street in uptown Kingston, at the historic intersection of John and Crown Streets. […]

Theatre on the Road presents DRACULA, the original Broadway version in the Widow Jane Mine

Theatre on the Road, a traveling company based in Rosendale, New York, will produce and stage Dracula at the Widow Jane Mine in Rosendale on Friday, September 30th at 7 pm and Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd at 3 pm. Written by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, has been described by Newsweek […]

Reher Center Hosts Sustainable Fashion Event, Promotes Clothing Donations

On Saturday, August 20, Rondout’s Reher Center will celebrate sustainable fashion with an afternoon of free programming. The latest in a season of exciting community offerings, this event will feature workshops, hands-on activities for families, and access to the popular Sewing in Kingston exhibition. Visitors are also encouraged to bring lightly-worn clothing and shoes that […]

Ulster County Handspinners Guild Visits the Matthewis Persen House

Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is pleased to welcome the Ulster County Handspinners Guild to the Matthewis Persen House on Saturday, August 20th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The house is located at 74 John Street in uptown Kingston, at the historic intersection of John and Crown Streets. Admission is free and all are welcome. This Saturday, […]

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