Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the Hudson River Museum! Explore our current exhibitions, attend virtual and in-person programs, browse our shop, and enjoy our outdoor courtyard. Please note, Glenview, the Planetarium, and Hudson Riverama are closed.

We are pleased to announce the reopening of the Planetarium on Friday, July 16. Check back for updates.

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Museum Hours*
Thursday–Sunday, 12–5pm

*Please note the following:

  • The Museum is closed on Saturday, June 19 for Juneteenth.
  • The Museum is closed on Sunday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Free Summer Hours
Fridays & Saturdays, 5–7pm
July 16–August 28, 2021
Made possible by Entergy.

Safety Protocols
Hudson River Museum requires that visitors adhere to the protocols outlined below. The HRM retains the right to limit capacity following NYS and CDC guidelines.

  • Face masks are still required inside for visitors older than two years old and for all staff members.
  • Visitors must adhere to social-distancing guidelines and follow a set, one-way route through the Museum.
  • Masks are optional in the HRM Courtyard, but visitors must continue to social distance.
  • No food or drink is allowed in the Lobby or Galleries.
  • If you are feeling ill, we ask that you please wait to visit the Museum at a later date.

What We Are Doing to Keep Our Visitors Safe

  • Plexiglas panels are installed at the Front Desk and the Museum Shop desk.
  • Touchless hand sanitizing stations are installed throughout the Museum.
  • High touch surfaces within the Museum are cleaned by staff with a 70% denatured alcohol solution.
  • Do you still have questions? Visit our FAQs below.

Ticket Offers & Promotions 
The Hudson River Museum is pleased to participate in Bank of America’s Museums on Us program. Present your Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card and a picture ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission. In addition, all Bank of America®, Merrill®, Merrill Lynch®, Bank of America Private Bank® or U.S. Trust® employees who present a current and valid Corporation ID and an active, valid photo ID, shall receive one free general admission. We are grateful for Bank of America’s support of the Hudson River Museum and for partnering with the Museum on this program.

We are a #BlueStarMuseum! Now through Labor Day, the Hudson River Museum is free for the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families as part of the Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve.

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General Admission

  • Members Free
  • Adults $6*
  • Youth (3–18) $2*
  • Seniors (62+) $3*
  • Students (with valid ID) $3*
  • Veterans $3*
  • Children (under 3) Free

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free with admission, and all workshop materials are provided.

*Between Thursday, June 10 and Thursday, June 17, enjoy a $2 discount on general admission tickets. The prices listed above reflect the discount.

+ Glenview Tour Tickets

  • Members Free
  • Adults + $5
  • Youth (3–18) + $3
  • Seniors (62+) + $4
  • Students (with valid ID) + $4
  • Veterans + $4
  • Children (under 3) Free

Tickets for Glenview tours are not included in general admission and must be purchased separately.

Please note, Glenview, the Planetarium, and Hudson Riverama are closed; check back for updates.

Groups

If you are interested in bringing a group of 10 or more guests for a museum visit, you can receive a 10% discount off of your group admission total. Please note, the discount is applied only to general museum admission and not planetarium ticket prices. Contact Justin Freeman for more information.

If you are interested in booking a school group or adult group visit, learn about options and pricing on our Groups Visits page.

Please note, we are not booking group visits until further notice.

By train

Option 1: Take the Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson Line local train to Glenwood Station. Walk 1 block east on Glenwood Avenue, and then turn left onto Ravine Avenue. At the end of Ravine Avenue, enter Trevor Park. Follow path to the main entrance of the Museum.

Option 2: From Grand Central Terminal or other select stops along the Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson Line, take the express train to Yonkers. The Hudson River Museum is a $5 cab ride away from the station.

Make your visit a One-Day Getaway, and buy a combined rail and admission discount ticket. Learn more about Metro-North Deals & Getaways.

By bus
Take the BxM3 via Madison Avenue to 242nd Street and Broadway in Riverdale OR to Getty Square in Yonkers. Then, take the Westchester County Bee-Line Bus Route #1 (1C, 1T, or 1W) via Broadway-Warburton to the Museum.
By car
From the Saw Mill River Parkway, take Exit 9 to Executive Blvd, Yonkers and proceed to Warburton Ave.
By bike
Bike racks are located at the main entrance to the Museum.

Situated on the banks of the Hudson River in Yonkers, New York, the HRM offers dynamic exhibitions of nineteenth-century to contemporary American art; Glenview, an 1877 Gilded Age home on the National Register of Historic Places; a state-of-the-art Planetarium; an indoor, environmental teaching gallery, Hudson Riverama; and an outdoor Amphitheater.

Hudson River Museum campus map

General Visitor Information

Can I buy tickets in advance?

Yes. Tickets are available for purchase online or at (914) 963-4550 during business hours. Tickets are nonrefundable. Reservations are accepted by credit card only. Questions can be emailed to visitorserv@hrm.org.

What is included in the admission ticket?

A general admission ticket includes access to the Museum’s exhibitions, permanent collection galleries, and outdoor courtyard. Visitors are invited to enjoy the lawn by bringing their own mat or blanket and maintaining social distance. A general admission ticket is not required for entry to the Amphitheater or Museum Shop.

Please note, Glenview, the Planetarium, and Hudson Riverama are closed; check back for updates.

What is the Museum’s protocol for visitors?

Hudson River Museum requires that visitors adhere to the protocols outlined below.

  • Face masks are still required for visitors older than two years old and for all staff members.
  • All visitors and staff must adhere to social-distancing guidelines and use hand sanitizer upon entry to the Museum.
  • All visitors must follow a set, one-way route through the Museum.
  • No food or drink is allowed in the Lobby or Galleries.
  • If you are feeling ill, we ask that you please wait to visit the Museum at a later date.
Is the Planetarium open?

The Planetarium is currently closed. We are pleased to announce the reopening of the Planetarium on Friday, July 16. Check back for updates.

In the meantime, you can learn about the wonders of the cosmos in our live-streamed planetarium shows. See a full schedule listed on our calendar. You can also explore Awesome Astronomy videos here.

Do you have a gift shop?

The Museum Shop is open and offers a range of items, including exhibition catalogs and other books, kids toys and books, art supplies, jewelry, apparel, and space- and art-related gifts. A general admission ticket is not required for entry to the Museum Shop.

HRM Members receive discounts to the Museum Shop. Learn more about memberships here.

Can I visit Glenview historic home?

Glenview is currently closed; check back for updates.

Recordings of live-streamed tours of Glenview are available from home. Visit our calendar for more information about upcoming virtual tours.

Is there a place to eat at the Museum?

A limited selection of beverages and snacks are available for purchase in the Museum Shop. Weather permitting, visitors are invited to enjoy the lawn by bringing their own mat or blanket and maintaining social distance. There is currently no seating in the Lobby.

Are there nearby restaurants?

Yes, we welcome you to explore our neighborhood with this list of restaurants in Yonkers and in neighboring towns.

Are backpacks, water bottles, and snack items allowed in the Museum?

No, for the protection of the artwork, we do not allow backpacks, water bottles, or snack items in the galleries. We do offer lockers for your convenience.

Is there a place to check coats?

Yes, the Museum has a self-check coat room and lockers for your convenience.

Is photography permitted?

Still photography for personal, noncommercial use is permitted unless otherwise noted. Tripods, selfie sticks, and flash photography are not permitted. For all other photography inquiries, including photoshoots, contact Samantha Hoover.

Access

Do you provide wheelchairs for visitors?

Yes, we do provide wheelchairs for visitors. Upon arrival at the Museum, please notify the front desk or a security officer that you are in need of a wheelchair for your visit. Wheelchairs also can be accommodated in the Planetarium.

Are assisted hearing devices available?

The Planetarium and the Amphitheater are equipped with Radio Frequency Assisted Listening Systems (ALSs). Please ask a member of the planetarium or visitor services staff for more information.

Does the Museum offer parking?

Yes, there is a large parking lot in the front of the Museum with free parking.

Are baby strollers permitted in the Museum?

Yes, baby strollers are generally permitted. There are occasions where we may restrict the use of strollers in site-specific exhibitions and in our historic home, Glenview, for the safety of the artwork. Strollers are permitted in the Planetarium.

Do the Museum's bathrooms have baby changing stations?

Yes, bathrooms are equipped with baby changing stations.