Plan Your Visit

We’re open Wednesday through Sunday from 12–5pm.
Planetarium shows are offered on Saturday & Sundays at 12:30, 2, & 3:30pm.
The Museum will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018.

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Museum

  • Members Free
  • Adults $7
  • Youth (3–18) $4
  • Seniors (62+) $5
  • Students (with valid ID) $5
  • Veterans $5
  • Children (under 3) Free

Planetarium

  • Members Free
  • Adults $4
  • Youth (3–18) $2
  • Seniors (62+) $3
  • Students (with valid ID) $3
  • Veterans $3
  • Children (under 3) Free

Groups

If you are interested in bringing a group of 10 or more guests for a general museum visit, you can receive a 10% discount off of your group admission total. Please contact DeShawn South. Note: The discount is only applied to museum admission and not planetarium ticket prices.

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

Ticket offers & promotions 

The Hudson River Museum participates 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.

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 Museum entrance.

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 19th-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.

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General Visitor Information

Is there a place to eat at the Museum?

The Museum offers light snacks, coffee, and refreshments in the Museum Shop. Weather permitting, visitors may use the cafe tables in the Courtyard. There is also limited seating in the Lobby, and you may picnic in Trevor Park, adjacent to the Museum. We recommend bringing a picnic blanket for the park.

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 guest convenience.

Is there a place to check coats?

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

I am planning to visit the Museum with kids. Any tips?

The HRM offers many child-friendly activities and exhibits. On Saturday and Sundays, there are planetarium shows at 12:30, 2, and 3:30pm—see the recommended ages for each show here—as well as Family Studio Art and Science workshops. Hudson Riverama, our environmental teaching gallery, is a interactive, hands-on gallery all about the Hudson River that’s great for kids. Our Early Explorers Room is open1–4pm every weekend and offers a great place to take a break with young children. For a full list of upcoming events and programs for families, visit our calendar.

Do I have to pay the general admission if I am only interested in seeing a planetarium show?

Yes, in order to see a planetarium show you must purchase general admission as well as the ticket to the specific planetarium show.

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 Tara Dawson.

Do you have a gift shop?

Yes, we have a gift shop. Our Museum Shop offers a range of items, including exhibition catalogs (some of which are listed on our Publications page) and other books, kids toys and books, art supplies, jewelry, apparel, and space- and art-related gifts.

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

Can you purchase tickets online for planetarium shows, special events, and other programs?

Yes, you can purchase tickets online for general admission and all of our ticketed events here.

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; parking is free.

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 bathrooms have baby changing stations?

Yes, bathrooms are equipped with baby changing stations.