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Hudson River Museum

 

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Hudson River Museum
  http://www.hrm.org/  
511 Warburton Avenue 
Yonkers, NY 10701 
Phone: 914-963-4550

Hours: Closed Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday – Sunday 12-5PM. Friday 12-8PM            

Historical Description:                                                                                                                                       
Founded in 1919, the Hudson River Valley Museum is Westchester county’s oldest and largest museum. The museum offers a variety of activities and exhibits: Glenview, a 19th century Hudson River home, the Andrus, a planetarium, the Joyce Green Education Center, as well as the museum’s own collection of paintings, photographs, and drawings within the collection. The museum continues to expand its holdings of environmental paintings and sketches of the Hudson River.             

The Site:                                                 

The Hudson River Valley Museum overlooks the Hudson River and Palisades and is minutes from the Saw Mill River Parkway. The complex also contains Glenview, a 19th century Hudson River home. Additionally, there is a café, courtyard, and auditorium.            

Directions:                                                                                                                                             

From I87 • Exit to Saw Mill Pkwy North. • Take exit 9-Executive Blvd. • Follow Executive to the end. • Turn Left onto North Broadway. • Take next right onto Odell Avenue • Follow Odell to the end. • Turn Left onto Warburton. • Museum is 1.3 miles south, on the west side of Warburton 

By Train: Grand Central Terminal, Take Metro-North Hudson Line local train to Yonkers Station. From the north, this train originates at Croton-Harmon Station. Museum is approximately $5 cab ride from the station. 

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Metro-North Hudson Line from Grand Central Terminal to Glenwood Station. Walk 1 block east on Glenwood Avenue; turn left onto Ravine Avenue. At the end of Ravine Avenue, turn left into Trevor Park. Follow path to museum entrance. 

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