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
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.
Riverport Women's Sailing Conference
MARCH 25. Modeled on the National Women’s Sailing Conference, which has endorsed this project, beginner and advanced women sailors can expect a full day of hands-on and workshop classes taught by experienced women sailors to women students. Registration now closed.
Old World Carving
APRIL 1-22. Saturdays, 9 AM to 5 PM. Join classically-trained Master Carver Georgette Kadgen and RWBS Lead Instructor Andrew Willner in this exclusive carving class. Students will learn classical and marine carving as Kadgen and Willner guide them in individualized projects. Register now.
Canoe Paddle Carving
APRIL 29 & 30, 9 AM to 4 PM. Carve your own canoe paddle! From the shape of the paddle blade, to its length, to the shape of the handle, the paddle you create will be made for you by you. Register now.
Charting a Course: Navigation
APRIL 29 & 30, MAY 6 & 7, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This course is open to beginners and gives comprehensive instruction in reading, understanding, and using paper charts, using and fine-tuning magnetic compasses, using basic navigation tools such as dividers and parallel rules to take bearings and calculate distance, and more. REGISTRATION DEADLINE APRIL 21. Register now.
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Visit our Digital Collection
The 2016 Pilot Log is now available in digital format online! Members can pick up their copies at the museum. Copies will also be available in the museum gift shop throughout the season.
Read it online right now.
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.
Become a member and receive benefits like unlimited free museum admission, discounts on classes, programs, and in the museum store, plus invitations to members-only events.
The Hudson River Maritime Museum receives no federal, state, or municipal funding except through competitive, project-based grants. Your donation helps support our mission of education and preservation.