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Hudson River Museum

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Address: 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone Number: 914-963-4550
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Yonkers has very little in the way of culture as it is a City of many hills and valleys where nothing is on the level. The museum has some great art work and a mansion filled with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Westport, Connecticut
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Todi, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

A Multi-Experience Extravanganza You Won't Believe You've Missed. The Hudson River exhibit is a first-class, top-of-the-line exhibit with inter-active activities for children & families. Do not miss it. The Planetarium shows are all different. Our 6 1/2 year old grandson made us stay for 4 hours to catch all 3 shows scattered throughout the afternoon. The Yale Ph.d guide was... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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36 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Yonkers has very little in the way of culture as it is a City of many hills and valleys where nothing is on the level. The museum has some great art work and a mansion filled with period pieces and furniture that take you back in time. The planetarium puts on a good show. Good for children and they do... More 

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Ossining, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The Hudson River museum and Planetarium are an enjoyable venue for the entire family. The art work reflects the Hudson River School but has several more modern exhibits. The ecology section about the Hudson is kid friendly. The mansion 's lower floor depicts a wealthy early 20th century family home. The planetarium show was entertaining and educational for everyone.

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New York, NY
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116 reviews 116 reviews
32 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Plan to spend about 1-2 hours at the Hudson River Museum inYonkers. They have several areas to visit, including Hudson River theme paintings, the Red Grooms " Book Store" exhibit, a large exhibit exploring the ecology of the Hudson River from beginning to end and, currently, a wonderful exhibit of paintings and artifacts related to George Washington, including a Gilbert... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
35 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Fantastic place to spend a few hours, great planetarium shows, great museum exhibitions , all around good fun and good learning for the entire family

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Kew Gardens, New York
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212 reviews 212 reviews
74 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

I was impressed with the museum. The permanent collection has some nice work by Cropsy and Bierstadt. The mansion connected to the museum is nicely preserved. The Eastlake style, while tremendously old fashioned, is beautiful to look at, with many intricate details. The views to the Hudson River and the Palisades are spectacular. Lots of interactive things to do for... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Hudson River museum is ideal for a Saturday or Sunday afternoon outing The museum features a permanent collection of historical Hudson Valley paintings and RiverRama, an ecological multimedia study of the Hudson River. Every several months there are special exhibits. The current special exhibit is about peacocks in art and fashion and well worth seeing. The museum has a... More 

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New York, NY
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368 reviews 368 reviews
70 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Although somewhat hard to find without a GPS, the Hudson River Museum has an outstanding permanent collection and special exhibits that change every two or three months. Attached is the newly renovated planetarium. The property is magnificent, overlooking the Hudson. There are regularly scheduled tours of what was the mansion house. Parking is free. It's the perfect size to spend... More 

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New York
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251 reviews 251 reviews
156 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The museum focuses on the local history and culture. My favorite are the paintings of the day when the Hudson River Valley was developing. Bridges, horse carriages and landscapes were absolutely beautiful. The best part if the renovated mansion (architecturally speaking). The temporary exhibit at the time, "crochet monsters" as I call it was peculiar to say the least, but... More 

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New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Seriously. There is nothing going on in the museum...or rather there is nothing in the museum. Planetarium was ok, kind of old fashioned (not like Museum of Natural History's). Stuff was very friendly. And I would have given the museum 2 stars if it was not for the neighborhood.

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