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Hudson River Museum

511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701
914-963-4550
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Ranked #2 of 9 Attractions in Yonkers
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This museum is nice if you have some time to spare and you are in the area. It is not expensive and the Hudson River exhibit was really interesting. I could have done without the other exhibits though.

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Waco, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

For a nominal entrance fee, we got art (Hudson River School and quirky contemporary), history (Yonkers specifically), a look at life in late-19th century NY, a geography lesson (on the Hudson River) and beautiful view of the river. It doesn't require a while afternoon and there is not a cafe, so eat lunch before you go..

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Bronx, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Went to Hudson River Museum on a Friday night because I heard they offered a laser light music show. Apparently it was a limited offering because they don't have the show anymore. The staff doesn't seem very friendly, actually almost seemed annoyed that people were in the museum. The lady in the gift shop was nice enough but she's outnumbered... More

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I visited a while ago and were very impressed with this little gem. Very informative . We loved to learn about the Hudson river, valley and vicinity and this museum offers all of this.

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New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We visited this museum on our way home from another nearby attraction. It was small, but it had some great exhibits!

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New York City, New York
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45 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This was my first time visiting the museum. Rich in Westchester (and Yonkers) history. The adjoining mansion is beautiful. Well worth a visit.

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New York City
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32 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Easy to find with plenty of parking. Not located in the best area, but the museum felt safe and was in good condition. Currently, the Andrus Planetarium is closed for renovations. I believe it will reopen in March 2014. Additionally, one part of the art installation is closed for updating. What is open is the permanent collection which has a... More

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Yonkers, New York
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Nice coupling of a Gilded Age Victorian mansion with a 20th century addition. Likewise, the art inside often reflects the same periods. The current exhibition called Industrial Sublime: Modernism and the Transformation of New York’s Rivers, 1900-1940 is one example of the many first rate shows that highlight the particular locale of this unique museum.

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

My husband and I are big fans of this museum along the Hudson in Yonkers which combines art, science (through its Planetarium and Riverama installations and programs), history and architecture, vis a vis the Glenview Mansion. The art exhibitions are very well curated, with impressive loans and scholarship (the current Industrial Sublime exhibition is a great example; we visited it... More

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White Plains
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69 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Education is education and this museum should not be passed by. Make a day of it but please be careful for I you get lost you may find yourself I an unsavory area. That's why only 3 stars. Don't get lost.

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