11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
7 Days a Week
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.
Lecture: "Maritime Cultural Landscapes of the Hudson River"
MAY 17. Daria Merwin, PhD, Co-Director, Cultural Resource Survey Program, New York State Museum, Albany, NY, explores how submerged and terrestrial archaeological sites along with above-ground historic resources can reflect the relationship between people and the river over time. 7 pm in the Riverport Wooden Boat School classroom, suggested donation $5.
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 EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY, MAY 17! 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 >>>
Celebration of Wood
MAY 27. Join us as we launch our new "Foundations of Woodworking" course series and learn more about woodworking of all shapes and sizes. See demonstrations of carving, joinery, boat building, and more. Learn about historic and antique tools. Stay for a panel discussion by RWBS senior instructors and learn more about upcoming classes. 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM in the Riverport Wooden Boat School. This event is FREE and open to the public.
Foundations of Woodworking: Understanding Wood
JUNE 1. In this first course of the Foundations of Woodworking series, students will examine the nature of wood as a material of construction and the unique qualities it has as a consequence of coming from a living organism. 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Register now >>>
JUNE 3. Join HRMM and the D&H Canal Museum on this day-long car tour. We'll start at High Falls with a museum tour and Five Lock Walk, then have lunch in Eddyville at Lock #1, and end the day with a walking tour of the Rondout waterfront. 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Tickets include lunch. 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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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.