Visit Hudson River Maritime Museum
Located on the Rondout Creek, Kingston, NY.
A historic 1898 steam tugboat Mathilda, which sits in the museum yard.
The museum features hundreds of items from our extensive collection, including works of art and artifacts, historic vessels, and more!
On the Water
We are the only accredited US Sailing school in the Hudson Valley and offer youth and adult sailing classes, and occasional US Sailing instructor certification classes,
In the Wood Shop
The Wooden Boat School offers a variety of introductory and advanced courses to help facilitate growth in woodworking, boat building, and traditional crafts.
Follow the River
Our lecture and film series hosts historians, authors, and maritime experts for engaging illustrated talks on a variety of regional history, and maritime subjects.
Our 100% solar-powered tour boat operates May through October with specially themed cruises on the Rondout Creek and Hudson River.
The museum is the ideal place for your students to learn about maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries and related industries. We offers field trips, hands-on-workshops, boat tours, and in-class programs. .
Inside the Archives
Hudson River Maritime Museum has over 1 million artifacts in its collection and can provide support research on all aspects of Hudson River history.
The Hudson River Maritime Museum has made a selection of its archival collections available online through New York Heritage.
The museum's docks are available for any transient boaters in need of overnight or short-term docking.
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.