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Address: 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401
Phone Number: +1 845-338-0071
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Description: Opening Weekend MAY 2. See our new interactive exhibit, "Lighthouses of...
Opening Weekend MAY 2. See our new interactive exhibit, "Lighthouses of the Hudson River." Museum open 11 am to 5 pm. Boat Building-The Hudson River Maritime Museum has purchased 86 Rondout Landing. The building will be remodeled to house the Riverport Wooden Boat Building School, as well as education facilities for the museum. DOCKING-Dock and visit the historic Rondout waterfront, where history meets hospitality. Located just before the bridges over the Rondout Creek, we have no height limit and deep draft, 14-18 feet. We have electric hook-up: 120 volt AC as well as 30 and 50 amp service. Electric and water hook-ups are included in dock pricing. Events this year- River Day, Antique and classic boats, Maritime Cup Regatta and more...check the website for dates!The Hudson River Maritime Museum is the only museum in New York State exclusively preserving the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and the industries that developed around it.Company Overview .The collection is comprised of paintings, prints, photographs and ephemera, vessel blueprints and important pieces of Hudson River vessels that have long since disappeared), and a variety.
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Very Nice Museum Chronicling the Hudson River.

A very nice museum with well-planned exhibits highlighting the history of the Hudson River. The museum itself is relatively small but they pack in a fair amount of exhibits that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Eatontown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This museum does an excellent job of interpreting the history of the Hudson River and the river's impact on the economic development of not only New York but the entire nation. It is well worth a visit for those interested in general history but also the specialist in economic development and riverine commerce in particular.

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New York, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A very nice museum with well-planned exhibits highlighting the history of the Hudson River. The museum itself is relatively small but they pack in a fair amount of exhibits that chronicle the River's industrial and ecological history as well as general maritime history. It's location right on the Hudson makes it a perfect stop while exploring Kingston.

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warwick ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

There's really not much to see but the whole area is great. Kingston has taken over what used to be Rosita's restaurant and are planning to expand the Maritime Museum. There is also a trolley museum. Be sure to stop a the visitor center for info and brochures. And, if you like, take a boat cruise of the Rondout and... More 

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Kingston, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Maritime Museum offers an interesting and informative view of the history of boats and history of boating on the Hudson and the Rondout area. Parking can be a problem, especially on weekends.

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HRMM, Public Relations Manager at Hudson River Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting! Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the museum. Though there may not be parking adjacent to HRMM if it is busy weekend on the Rondout waterfront there are a number of public lots in walking distance that are regularly available to visitors. Come see the progress on the Riverport Boat Building School next door....raised the shed... More 

Barnesville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Visited while looking at lighthouses along the Hudson River. This was a very informative museum. The staff was helpful. The grounds well kept. I was impressed by the dugout canoe on display - different than I imagined. Very enjoyable and well worth the time.

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Red Hook, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

FUn little museum with cool exhibits on the old history of Kingston's maritime past, lots of boat models and pictures. Home to the Kingston Sailing Club (racing sailboats) as well as host to a number of events throughout the year.

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HRMM, Guest Relations Manager at Hudson River Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review!! We look forward to seeing you this season at the museum and at the new Rondout Riverport Wooden Boatbuilding School at 86 Roundout Landing... next door to the museum. More 

Bainbridge Island, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We enjoyed visiting and got a good overview of history on the Hudson River. Some nice artifacts and displays featuring various aspects of commerce and natural history .

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Hurley, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

well laid out and clearly documented; lots to learn about the role of this particular port in the earlier centuries of US history

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Clifton Park, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We came here on a weekend. I did not see any price sheet on the outside. The young lady said, "That will be $12.00. Others mentioned $3.50. That did not happen. When we left, my wife noticed a small sign that said, "Seniors - $5.00." So I screwed up. She could have asked. Anyway, the bulk of the exhibits are... More 

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HRMM, Public Relations Manager at Hudson River Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Please Return in the spring as our guest! Our Opening Weekend wil be MAY 2. See our new interactive exhibit, "Lighthouses of the Hudson River." As a small museum we do have our limitations but we are Celebrating Our 35th Year of Anchoring the Community in 2015. We have a small staff and depend on our many volunteers. On Friday,... More 

Pittsford, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I didn't expect much for $3.50 but was very pleasantly surprised. A small little gem on the inlet of the Hudson with great information about the river, barges, fishing, and life on the Hudson in general. We spent about an hour here which surprised me as I didn't think I would enjoy it (the museum was my wife's idea). If... More 

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Additional Information about Hudson River Maritime Museum

Address: 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401
Phone Number: +1 845-338-0071
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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