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Hudson River Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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We had a Half hour to kill

What a surprise to find this little gem while we waited for friends to arrive! There are so many... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Janet S
Vernon, New Jersey
A wonderful museum to learn about the role of the Hudson River in the growth of the Northeast US.

We enjoyed the displays and the wonderful model boats. The staff were well educated and friendly... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
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50 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
+1 845-338-0071
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

What a surprise to find this little gem while we waited for friends to arrive! There are so many great things to see and learn about in the museum. Take the time, open the door, go in and find yourself back in history. You can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janet S
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We enjoyed the displays and the wonderful model boats. The staff were well educated and friendly. A great place to stop by before taking a cruise on the Hudson.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

The rooms were more than expected. Colorful and plenty of dioramas and boats. Much better than anticipated.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Worth a trip just to see the model boats. Outside area calm and serene with water tours available as well as light house tours.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Great museum to understand the history of the Hudson River and associated water travel in connecting canals from 1600's to 1900's.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Marty H
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

If you are into history beyond what they give you in high school and college, places like this are a gift from heaven. They talk about the Erie Canal in school, but little is mentioned of the other two canals, one still in use that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Charles A
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Get a glimpse back at what life in the Hudson Valley was like. Interesting collection of artifacts. For adults and children alike.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Interesting museum with in depth history of the area waterfront and trade, etc up and down the Hudson. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Our cruise boat docks next to the Hudson river Maritime Museum, and they offer free admission when we show our name tag. There are many interesting exhibits inside, and there are books and other historical items you can purchase. If you are visiting Kingston, it's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Nice museum! So much fascinating history of the Hudson & surrounding area.. Nicely done. Movies, artifacts, nice atmosphere!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Picture June Lighthouse Tours JUNE 27-28. Join us for Rondout Lighthouse tours on Hudson River Day and a Two Lighthouse Tour with Rondout and Esopus Meadows Lighthouses and a boxed lunch. Book your Rondout Lighthouse tour... More