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
Visit our Digital Collection
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.
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.
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FEBRUARY 15. HRMM wants YOU! to volunteer. We are seeking new volunteers for the 2017 season. Returning volunteers welcome to attend. Orientation starts at 11:00 AM. Lunch will be provided. Learn more and RSVP.
Show the Museum Some Love Benefit
FEBRUARY 26. February is membership month! To celebrate our members, we're offering a special dinner & dance with Jay Ungar, Molly Mason, and friends at Ole Savannah at 4 pm. Come at 3 pm for an open house of the Riverport Wooden Boat School, then head next door for dinner and dancing. All tickets include membership, either for you or a gift membership for someone else. Get tickets now.
Intro to Painting
FEBRUARY 21-MARCH 28. Like to draw? Learn to paint! This watercolor course is designed for students who have completed the “Intro to Drawing” course or those who have some drawing experience. Learn watercolor techniques and develop your own unique style. Tuesdays, 10 am to 12 pm. Register now.
Intro to Drawing
FEBRUARY 21-MARCH 28. If you can write, you can draw! Perfect for beginners, this class teaches the basics of drawing. Take the plunge and join instructor Cynthia Frary for a fun, no pressure drawing adventure and go home with new skills! This course is designed for beginners, but artists of all levels are welcome. Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Register now.
Sunday Family Program: Hudson River Whaling
MARCH 12, 1 PM. Listen to a story about whaling and have a treat, learn about the history of whaling in New York, and then carve your own scrimshaw in a bar of soap. Program is free for HRMM members at the Household level and above. For non-members, program is included in regular museum admission ($7 for adults, $5 for kids 5 and up). All children must be accompanied by an adult. RSVP recommended. Email email@example.com or call 845-338-0071 ext. 11 to RSVP.
Lecture: "The Women of Schuyler Mansion"
MARCH 13. Join us at 2:30 PM for this special Women's History Month lecture in partnership with Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site. Learn more about the real-life Schuyler women and their impact on American history. Learn more.
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. Register now.
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.
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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.
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.