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DM Weil Gallery

New Paltz, NY
#1 of 5 Museums in New Paltz
As an added bonus, we saw two young deers nippling at the grass outside the studio.. Donna's paintings were very colorful and each piece has an interesting story behind.
Highly recommend this place for anyone who is looking for that special gift, brightening up their own space or looking for somewhere welcoming to visit on a free day.
#1 of 11 Museums in Albany
Our tour guide Tom was the best anyone could ask for, knowledgeable and entertaining and makes you really interested in the history of the ship, and we thoroughly enjoyed exchanging Navy stories with him from peop...
The tour guide was very knowledge of the history and operations of the ship aided by the fact he served on the Slater during WWII and was actively involved in the restoration to as close as possible to original co...
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#1 of 4 Museums in Hyde Park
Lovely setting on the Hudson, spacious grounds, a tour through the childhood home of FDR with period settings and memorabilia, a walk through the rose garden, which was a tad short on roses, but still nice, and fi...
We took the Roosevelt Ride bus from the Poughkeepsie train station, which is walking distance from us, saw the house, the stables, the grave sites, had lunch, toured the museum, took the Ride to Top Cottage.
#1 of 2 Museums in Newburgh
one of the best motorcycle museums in the world right in new windsor founded by the local man who started tedds cycle company right here in newburgh TED is a legend in the motorcycle world awesome diverse displays
I also ride and was blown away by the sheer volume and quality of the bikes they had on display, along with really nice overviews and historical facts about most.
#1 of 5 Museums in Poughkeepsie
The works are displayed in open spaces that invite the attention of groups -- this is a teaching museum and is superbly curated, both in terms of breadth of the collection and the individual works shown.
The Frances Lehman Loeb art center at Vassar College is a small museum, almost all on one floor, so you can easily enjoy it without it becoming an endurance event.

Storm King Art Center

New Windsor, NY
#1 of 2 Museums in New Windsor
While I have to admit that I am just mildly interested in modern sculpture, especially massive works, I was particularly enthralled with the magnificent landscape with its near perfect trees, wide flowered meadows...
... Art Center and we are so pleased that we did.Stunning fall colours and some exceptional sculptures and art installations to see while you walk around (a tram is available for those less mobile or simply weary).
#1 of 11 Museums in Beacon
The products here are so creative, colorful, and beautiful, but the best part is the glass blowing experience and working with the artists who create the glass objects.
Hudson Beach Glass is filled with uniquely designed glass works and decorative pieces, from jewelry to Christmas ornaments.
#1 of 2 Museums in Garrison
Boscobel is a beautiful restored mansion, situated on large grounds with gardens, fruit trees, walking paths and benches, looking out to the Hudson river and across to West Point area.
But the real treat was our tour guide Stephen who provided a wealth of information on all aspects of the house, family, architecture, decorative arts.
#2 of 11 Museums in Albany
Free to get in (please donate if you enjoyed your time there!) and right across from the Empire State Plaza, with amazing outdoor sculptures, a reflection pond, ice-skating in the winter and the world famous Egg,...
... side of the bottom floor (logging, nature, taxidermist animals in lovely dioramas, incredible rocks and minerals magnificently displayed, and native Americans) plus the carousel on the top (fourth) floor.
#1 of 3 Museums in Red Hook
... interest in early Aviation, or the importance of the Fantastic collection of pioneer and World War 1 aeroplanes collected, restored, and flown on favorable weekends at This Magnificent Museum of Early Aviation!
The Aerodrome also offers four museum buildings housing static displays of aircraft from the pioneer, World War I and Lindbergh/barnstorming eras which are open to the public seven days a week from May to October.

Locust Grove Estate

Poughkeepsie, NY
#2 of 5 Museums in Poughkeepsie
... a time-capsule from the 19th Century...the grounds are lovely, the view superb, and a nice little museum on the grounds displays works of art by Samuel F.B Morse (unfortunately encased in reflective plexiglass...
On Rte 9, this estate is a beautifully landscaped mansion with gardens and 5 miles of hiking trails which lead down to the bluffs above the Hudson River.

Lyndhurst

Tarrytown, NY
#1 of 2 Museums in Tarrytown
That being said, the tour of the Castle itself is a terrific way to step back in time with well-informed and friendly docents who answer whatever questions arise from adults and children alike.
Our tour guide, Helene, provided us with a top notch tour and historical information regarding this exquisite mansion!
#3 of 11 Museums in Albany
Quite apart from the highly knowledgeable staff and the superb archive of Albany's history there is always something wonderful happening...like the current excellent exhibits about the Ten Eyck, Van Rensselaer, an...
We found this museum on a miserable rainy day and were delighted to explore pieces from its diverse collection, an exhibit on a remarkable local artist and a phenomenal exhibit on the Hudson River School.

Dia Beacon

Beacon, NY
#2 of 11 Museums in Beacon
Incredible contemporary Art Museum Dia beacon is an amazing contemporary Art Museum located right on the Hudson river and what was once a manufacturing town.
Dia:Beacon is a must-visit museum with an extraordinary and remarkably well-curated collection of contemporary sculpture, painting, installations.

Opus 40

Saugerties, NY
#1 of 5 Museums in Saugerties
Harvey Fite, one of a few founders of Bard college- started out to create platfroms and stages for his sculptures, but as his work unfolded in the gorgeous natural setting and using the natural material of Blue st...
In addition to the massive sculpture, there is a large wood and stone home, a studio, garage, blacksmith shop and the Quarryman’s Museum.
#1 of 9 Museums in Kingston
... the 1st capital of New York state, walk the original stockade...with views of the Catskills and a take your pick pf excellent and varied doning and overnight options...a sweet, 2 hour drive or bus ride from NYC .
Site of many historical buildings -- Senate House, Old Dutch Church, Matthewis Persen House, Hoffman House, etc. Now a entertainment district of unique shops, restaurants and bars.
#2 of 9 Museums in Kingston
The museum has a wonderful collection, detailing Kingston’s rich history dating back to Henry Hudson and the many central roles Kingston played in the eastern USA during the previous four centuries.
Its exhibits include various small craft, artifacts of river steamships such as the Mary Powell, a research library, ice-harvesting tools and maps, paintings and sketches from past eras.
#2 of 4 Museums in Hyde Park
It is accessed only by ranger-led tour; you park at the Visitor's Center at the main FDR Home/Museum site and the ranger drives the tour group up in a small bus.
We had a wonderful docent-led tour of Top Cottage while visiting the FDR museum and presidential library.
#1 of 7 Museums in Hudson
A must see!...The History alone and being able to see the way fires were fought with the most awesome preservation of the fire engines and all the artifacts from years past was just mind blowing!
This museum has something for everyone, hands on for the little kids in the play areas, fire house room for the bigger kids and kids of all ages are able to climb into some of the trucks to get a feel for driving...
#4 of 11 Museums in Albany
We had a wonderful tour guide (I THINK her name was Jessica) She was amazing, very knowledgeable to the home and history of the family and events during the Revolutionary War.
Our tour guide was friendly and informative, relishing the opportunity to share Schuyler information with us.
#2 of 2 Museums in New Windsor
The site of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor besides being a very interesting, touching and well done museum, also occupies the grounds of the New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site (Revolutionary War).
We met Dennis, who is part of the enrollment staff, and he helped me to get my uncle enrolled into the Hall of Honor. the exhibit contains many artifacts and personal stories, plus a short movie.
#5 of 11 Museums in Albany
This site (that serves as a museum, historic site, and community-based heritage center) provides a wonderful introduction to the activities of individuals like Stephen and Harriet Myers, who contributed to the Und...
This historical site, and the wonderful tour provided by Paul, provide a glimpse of the Underground Railroad quite different from the snippets of information imbedded in the minds of many of us.
#1 of 1 Museums in Goshen
This museum gives an excellent overview to the rich history of harness racing, with well-designed displays, well-written history and even a chance to take a simulated trip in a harness sulky.
If you are local or just passing through, stop by, tour the museum and know you are helping preserve a piece of Equine and Orange County History.
#1 of 3 Museums in Nyack
As part of a trip with the Smithsonian Associates we toured the Edward Hopper House and Museum.
Along with art and artifacts that belonged to Hopper, there is a room with the works of a featured artist of the month.
#3 of 5 Museums in Poughkeepsie
Grandma and grandpa recently accompanied our grandson to his first five-year -old birthday party which was held at this museum.
There is something for all age levels from babies to older children.

Greig Farm

Red Hook, NY
#2 of 3 Museums in Red Hook
#1 of 1 Museums in Monroe
The day is filled with folks of Museum Village walking around in period clothing and telling all about daily life during the time and also historical facts about the area of Monroe and the Hudson Valley.
In addition you can learn about being a blacksmith, weaving, making brooms or making wagon wheels.

Bernay Fine Art

Great Barrington, MA 29.3 mi away
#1 of 5 Museums in Great Barrington
The Bernay Gallery of fine Art is a beautifully curated space with unique works presented in a great space, a must see while you are in the area.
Great gallery of unique/varied contemporary artists, and an owner who knows his stuff.
#3 of 9 Museums in Kingston
I love all the photos from all the past years Love seeing the equipment and how remarkable it was back then.
I highly recommend a visit to the Volunteer Firemen's Museum in Kingston.

Connecticut Antique Machinery

Kent, CT 23.7 mi away
#1 of 4 Museums in Kent
The new exhibit of the Gems and history of mining in the area is FANTASTIC, had a great time visiting with all the volunteer docents these guys and gals really know their stuff.
Many buildings display an overwhelming amount of items ranging from steam engines, combustion engines, agriculture equipment, an old school house, mining museum, blacksmith shop, and steam trains.
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