Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the Hudson River Museum!
Explore our current exhibitions, attend programs, including planetarium shows and tours of Glenview, browse our shop, and enjoy our outdoor courtyard. Please note, Hudson Riverama is closed. Visit our calendar for a complete schedule of virtual and in-person programs.

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Museum Hours
Thursday–Sunday, 12–5pm

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day (Free Admission)
Saturday, September 18, 12–5pm
Free general admission for Museum Day ticket holders. Learn more. 

Safety Protocols
The 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.
  • Masks are optional in the HRM Courtyard. Social distancing is required for those who are unvaccinated.
  • 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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Today @ HRM

General Admission

  • Members Free
  • Adults $8
  • Youth (3–18) $4
  • Seniors (62+) $5
  • Students (with valid ID) $5
  • Veterans $5
  • Children (under 3) Free

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

+ Planetarium Shows and Glenview Tours*

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

*Tickets for planetarium shows and Glenview tours are an additional purchase and are not included in general admission. The price for each is listed above.

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 show or Glenview tour tickets. Contact Justin Freeman for more information.

The portal to book school and other reserved group visits is now open for the 2021–2022 school year.

The portal to book camp visits is currently closed and will reopen in Spring of 2022.

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 here.

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.

Tickets for planetarium shows and Glenview tours are an additional purchase and are not included in general admission.

Please note, Hudson Riverama is 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 inside for visitors older than two years old and for all staff members.
  • Masks are optional in the HRM Courtyard. Social distancing is required for those who are unvaccinated.
  • 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.
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.

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.