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Mid-Hudson Children's Museum

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Address: 75 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone Number: (845) 471-0589
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great Local Stop for Parents with Kids

We recently bought a family pass from a coworker after a visit to the Children's Museum. We love it and thought it was well worth the price. It so nice to have a local place to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Have followed the Childrens Museum from its inception. My husband and his company became true supporters through the years, helping with fund raisers like their golf Tournament! It has grown so much and the people running it have made excellent choices in its growth!!!

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Fishkill
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This museum is geared for preschoolers. It offers a variety of activities that will engross your child for a long visit. It is set by the Hudson River near the Walkway Over the Hudson. The area has delightful sights and paths beside the river. Excellent restaurants are there as well. Take the kids - there is something for everyone.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

From the very beginning, the Mid Hudson Children’s Museum was amazing. When we were looking for wedding venues, my now-husband suggested MHCM since he interned there in college. Their Pavilion is breathtaking - right on the river with amazing views. You get all the wonder of nature without having to worry about rain since the roof provides protection. There are... More 

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Bronx, New York
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Decided to pop in while visiting the Walkway over the Hudson. This museum is at the base of the Walkway. The parking lot seemed to have more than enough spaces, but we ended up parking in one of the park parking lots a few blocks down, so I don't know if the actual Museum Parking lot charges or not. Lots... More 

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Glens Falls, New York
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Our 3 and 4 year-old loved it here! Friendly staff was helpful. Definitely worth the trip if you have young children!

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Wallkill, New York, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

It has been about 2 years since I was last at the Museum. It needed a lot of love & updating and it got it! I have 2 girls, 5 and 3, and they both loved it! My 3 year old could have stayed all day long. The new hands on exhibits were perfect for the 2-5 year range. The... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We recently bought a family pass from a coworker after a visit to the Children's Museum. We love it and thought it was well worth the price. It so nice to have a local place to take your child when the weather is not nice(or warm enough) to go outside and let them burn off the energy. It is very... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We used the museum as a destination halfway between two families and the cousins had a great time. Since they were all between almost two and six years old, it was perfect for them. I wouldn't bother to bring kids older than six. The activities were fun and very age-appropriate. The space is well-lit, clean, and ample. We went on... More 

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New York
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My family visits this museum fairly regularly since it is only about 20 minutes from our home. We have a traveling membership that gives us free admission to a number of other museums throughout the country. We like to take advantage of it when traveling. The Mid-Hudson Children's Museum isn't the largest we have been too but it is a... More 

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Hurley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This museum is wonderful for small children. they have things they can touch and interact with and it makes learning fun. The staff is friendly and inviting. It's bright and right near the river and waterfront park so you can get outside after and enjoy the sunshine and river views. They have many local restaurants within walking distance as well... More 

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Additional Information about Mid-Hudson Children's Museum

Address: Address: 75 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone Number: (845) 471-0589
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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