Museum Winter Hours:
Thursday: 11 am to 5 pm
Friday: 11 am to 5 pm
Saturday: 11 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Administrative offices are open M-F, 10 am to 5 pm
HRMM returns to 7-day schedule on Saturday, April 29
Dock with us!
The Hudson River Maritime Museum offers transient and seasonal docking, May-October. Learn more or use the "book now" button to make a reservation.
HRMM CLOSED TO PUBLIC
Monday-Friday, April 24-28
In preparation for new exhibits and
summer season opening day, Saturday, April 29.
Lecture: “Teasing the Story from the Historical Record – The Writing of History”
MAY 3. A personal account by Ulster County Historian, Geoff Miller, focused on the appeal of local and regional history for him, and the guiding principles and working methods he brings to his research. The talk will be illustrated by examples drawn from several projects relating to his work on Music in the Hudson Valley Before the Civil War, and a
project on which he is currently involved, exploring Col. George F. Chandler, a local doctor and surgeon, and his role in the founding of the New York State Police in 1917. 7 pm in the Riverport Wooden Boat School classroom, suggested donation $5.
Car Tour: Cement Industry
MAY 13. Join us on Saturday, May 13 for a full day of cement industry-related tours, including visits to the Ponckhockie Congregational Church, Hasbrouck Park, and the Century House Museum & Widow Jane Mine with lunch at the 1850 House in Rosendale. Get tickets now.
Rustic River Woodworking
MAY 6. Venture out as a class to collect driftwood from the Hudson River, then return to RWBS to construct sculpture, furniture, or something else! What you make is guided by your materials and your desire. Students are also welcome to bring found natural materials from home. This class teaches a variety of joinery techniques. Beginners welcome. REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY, APRIL 28! Register now >>>
Rustic Studio Workshop (offsite)
MAY 20. Rustic woodworking instructor Daniel Mack hosts this workshop in his barn studio in Warwick, NY (about 1 hour south of Kingston). Well stocked with tools and unusual rustic materials, the studio is the perfect place to let your imagination and your skill run free. Available building materials include sticks, logs, slabs, barks, and more. Projects include starting chairs, tables, benches, and sculptural uses of natural materials. REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY, MAY 12. Register now >>>
MAY 20. Join us for a day of talks and demonstrations about the submerged maritime history of the Hudson River and its future. 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, lunch included. REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY, MAY 12. Register now >>>
Walking Tour: Sleightsburgh Spit
MAY 20. Join the Hudson River Maritime Museum for a guided walking tour of Sleightsburgh Spit in Port Ewen, NY. The tour begins with a walk along Rondout Creek so participants can see the barge graveyard at its best at low tide (4:10 pm) and learn how the “graveyard” came to be. Then, walk down to the edge of the spit and learn about the installation of three separate lighthouses starting in the 1830s, and the construction of breakwaters in the late 19th century. Register now >>>
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Hudson River Maritime Museum
50 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY 12401
The Hudson River Maritime Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and related industries.
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