Hudson Valley Attractions & Activities
Hudson Valley Attractions & Activities

Orange County

Museums - Kids

 All Cornwall-on-Hudson Listings

 Cornwall-on-Hudson Museums - Kids

12158, Hudson Highland, Kids Things To Do, Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center, Wildlife Education, Cornwall, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, center for nature, environmental education, Birthday Parties, Hiking Trails, Nature Camp, Things To Buy for Kids | Orange Hudson Highlands - Discovery and Wildlife Center

  Hudson Highland Nature Museum offers the Outdoor Discovery Center and the Wildlife Education Center.

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Nature trails, Things to Do, Hiking / Walking Trails, Nature Study, Scenic Views, dine at restaurants in Orange County, restaurants in Orange County, New York, Cornwall, Orange County, Hudson River Valley, New York State | Orange Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

  Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
Cornwall, Orange County
Hudson River Valley, New York State

"Scenic Hudson originally protected these 178 acres, once part of historic Kenridge Farm. Today 3 miles of trails winding through or along forests, meadows and wetlands enhance activities at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center. There is a universally accessible bird-observation platform, and four interactive trail quests are available to guide wildlife exploration." Hudson Highlands Nature Museum | Orange  website and more . . .

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, center for nature, environmental education, educational programs for students, ecology of the Hudson Highlands, Things To Do at Outdoor Discovery Center, Things To Do at Wildlife Education Center | Orange Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

  Founded in 1959, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is a center for nature, with a focus on environmental education and a mission to develop responsible caretakers of the natural world. Over the years it has developed quality educational programs for students and the public that focus on the unique ecology of the Hudson Highlands and promote knowledge and appreciation of our natural world.
    Things To Do at Outdoor Discovery Center
    The Outdoor Discover Center is located at 100 Muser Drive (entrance to the center is on Muser Drive across from 174 Angola Road) in Cornwall, NY.

    Things To Do at Wildlife Education Center
    See the Living Hudson Exhibit; a multi-sensory experience full of the flora and fauna native to the Hudson Estuary. Follow the journey as water trickles down a highland creek into a wetland pond. The pond empties into a freshwater stream which then joins the Hudson River Estuary.
Press blue button to learn more about upcoming events, featured programs, and to Meet the Animal of the week. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Cuddebackville Listings

 Cuddebackville Museums - Kids

12729, Canal Towpath, D & H Canal Park, Cuddebackville, NY, Things to Do, Biking, Fishing in Neversink River, 
Hiking / Walking, Neversink Valley Area Museum, Picnicking, Winter Activities, Cross-Country Skiing, 
Snowshoeing | Orange D & H Canal Towpath

  The D&H Canal Towpath is located in D & H Canal Park, 300-acres in size, at 58 Hoag Road, Cuddebackville, NY 12729 in Orange County.

"Within Orange County the D&H canal trails traversed a variety of landscapes and stretches from the Ulster County border, southwest into the City of Port Jervis, then northwest along the Delaware River back into Sullivan County and eventually into Pennsylvania. Located in the town of Deerpark within the D&H Canal Park, the 1 mile walking trail follows the only section of the D&H Canal that is still filled with water. The path is unpaved, starting near the Neversink Valley Area Museum that contains classic canal era exhibits and memorabilia, and ending at Oakland Valley Road. The trail is the original towpath used by mules pulling barges through the canal. The park is a National Historic Landmark open daily from dawn to dusk" D & H Canal Towpath | Orange  website and more . . .

D&H Canal Park, Museum, Neversink River, history, historic canal-era buildings, archaeological history, Things To Do at D&H Canal Park, Biking, Boat Rides, Cross-Country Skiing, Educational programs kids and adults, Fishing, Nature walks, Park, Playground | Orange Neversink Valley Area Museum

  The Neversink Valley Area Museum in D & H Canal Park is located in Cuddebackville, NY 12729 in Orange County, along the banks of the Neversink River. The Neversink Valley Area Museum preserves and documents the history of the peoples and industry of the Neversink and Shawangunk valleys of New York's Catskill region.

The Neversink Valley Area Museum occupies historic canal-era buildings in the D & H Canal Park right on the Neversink River. Neversink Valley Area Museum | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Fort Montgomery Listings

 Fort Montgomery Museums - Kids

10922, History, American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War for Independence, War of the Revolution, iron chain, Hudson River Valley, historic ruin, Historic Site, historic trails, historical accounts, historic, Battle of Fort Montgomery | Orange American Revolution - Fort Montgomery "State Historic Site"

Click to enlarge sign about Fort Montgomery in the American Revolution.

Click to enlarge sign about Fort Montgomery in the American Revolution The interpretive sign reads:
Welcome to Fort Montgomery
"You are standing near the western end of Fort Montgomery:
a Revolutionary War fort built to defend the Hudson Highlands
and protect American control of the Hudson River.
On October 6, 1777, the British captured Fort Montgomery
and destroyed it in the days that followed.

"Trails from this parking area lead to two of the fort's redoubts.
The trail that passes beneath the highway will take you to
the Fort Montgomery visitor center and Fort Montgomery's
remains where interpretive signs will help you understand
the history of the fort and the battle."

American Revolution - Fort Montgomery  "State Historic Site" | Orange  photos, website and more . . .
 All Monroe Listings

 Monroe Museums - Kids

10950, Museum Village, Monroe, NY, American history, Americana, educating generations of Americans, educational programs, exploring and interpreting 19th century rural life, evolution of industry and technology in America, Things to Do at Museum Village | Orange Museum Village

  Museum Village, a unique and inviting open-air historical museum, is located at 1010 State Route 17M, Monroe, NY 10950 in Orange County.

From Museum Village: "Museum Village is a unique and inviting open-air historical museum which offers visitors the opportunity to explore vignettes of 19th century American life. Using a large collection of eclectic artifacts, the museum provides hands-on educational experiences and exhibits that illustrate the transition from a rural to an industrial culture and economy in America." Museum Village | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Mountainville Listings

 Mountainville Museums - Kids

10953, Art Center, sculpture parks, museum, postwar sculptures, History of Storm King Art Center, museum of the Hudson Valley, large-scale sculptures, Storm King landscape, museum shop, sculptures, current exhibitions, children, a picnic, hiking trails | Orange Storm King Art Center

  Storm King Art Center is located at Old Pleasant Hill Road, Mountainville NY 10953, Orange County in the Hudson Valley. "Widely celebrated as one of the world’s leading sculpture parks, Storm King Art Center has welcomed visitors from across the globe for fifty years. It is located only one hour north of New York City, in the lower Hudson Valley, where its pristine 500-acre landscape of fields, hills, and woodlands provides the setting for a collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time."

Click to enlarge photo of Suspended , 1977 by Menashe Kadishman.

Click to enlarge photo of Menashe Kadishman Menashe Kadishman was born in Tel-Aviv in 1932 and is one of the most important Israeli artists of today. He studied sculpting with Moshe Sternschuss (1947 - 1950) and Rudi Lehmann (1954) and then went to London where he enrolled at the St. Martin’s School of Art and Design. Kadishman returned to Israel in 1972 where he was awarded the Dizengoff Prize for sculpture in 1990 and the Israel Prize for sculpture in 1995.
Storm King Art Center | Orange  photos, website and more . . .
 All New Windsor Listings

 New Windsor Museums - Kids

12584, Historic Site, Orange County, Hudson River Valley, General George Washington, War of Independence, fun for children, kids, children, Attractions, Educational Services, Hiking, Picnic Area, Scenic Views | Orange New Windsor Cantonment "State Historic Site"

  New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site is located at 374 Temple Hill Road, New Windsor, NY 12553 in Orange County.

From New Windsor Cantonment: "New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site is where the Continental Army under General George Washington spent the last winter and spring of the Revolutionary War. In October 1782, General Washington moved his northern army to New Windsor to establish winter quarters. Some 7,500 soldiers and 500 women and children civilian refugees encamped here. By late December 1782, they had erected nearly 600 log huts into a 'cantonment,' a military enclave. It was at the New Windsor Cantonment that the cease fire orders were issued by Washington ending the eight-year War of Independence on April 19, 1783." New Windsor Cantonment  "State Historic Site" | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Newburgh Listings

 Newburgh Museums - Kids

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Sense Colonists | Orange Washington's Headquarters "State Historic Site"

  Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site is located at 84 Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY 12551 in Orange County.

"Visit the nation's first publicly owned historic site and tour the rooms where American history was made. In the critical months that General George Washington spent at Newburgh, he made some of his most important contributions to shaping the American republic. It was here that Washington rejected the idea that he should be king after the war; ended the Newburgh conspiracy, preventing military control of the government; created and awarded the Badge of Military Merit, forerunner of the Purple Heart; and circulated a letter to State Governors that influenced the writing of the Constitution." Washington's Headquarters  "State Historic Site" | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Warwick Listings

 Warwick Museums - Kids

10990, Sculpture Garden, Warwick, NY, Orange County, About Pacem in Terris, Bio of Frederick Franck, transreligious Oasis, Boyle Gallery, Joyful Gallery, the Fogg Art Museum, The word is, Located along the Wawayanda River in Warwick, New York, | Orange Frederick Franck's Pacem in Terris

  Frederick Franck's Pacem in Terris "Peace on Earth" Sculpture Garden is located at 96 Covered Bridge Road, Warwick, NY 10990 in Orange County.

About Pacem in Terris
Frederick Franck Creator of Pacem in Terris, a trans-religious sanctuary in Warwick, Dr. Francks' art has been on display around the world including one-man shows in New York, Paris, London, Geneva and Amsterdam. Most recently there have been exhibitions at the Poughkeepsie Museum of Art, Yale’s University Gallery of the Institute for Sacred Music, New York Open Center and the Cathedral of St. Johnthe Divine. Frederick Franck's Pacem in Terris | Orange  website and more . . .
 All West Point Listings

 West Point Museums - Kids

10996, United States Military Academy Museum, oldest, militaria in the Western Hemisphere, West Point, NY, About the West Point Museum, military history, history of West Point, evolution of warfare, American Armed Forces, captured British materials | Orange United States Military Academy Museum - West Point

  The United States Military Academy Museum is located at 2110 New South Post Road, West Point, NY 10996 in Orange County. The museum is considered to be the oldest and largest diversified public collection of militaria in the Western Hemisphere.

From West Point Museum: "The mission of the West Point Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret historically significant artifacts and stimulate interest in the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Army and the Profession of Arms. The West Point Museum also supplements academic, cultural and military instruction and provides educational programs and services for Cadets, the military and civilian personnel. United States Military Academy Museum - West Point | Orange  website and more . . .

 More Hudson Valley  Museums - Kids

Museums - Kids | Albany Albany County
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Museums - Kids | Columbia Columbia County
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Museums - Kids | Dutchess Dutchess County
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Museums - Kids | Greene Greene County
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Museums - Kids | Putnam Putnam County
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Museums - Kids | Rensselaer Rensselaer County
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Museums - Kids | Rockland Rockland County
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Museums - Kids | Ulster Ulster County
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Museums - Kids | Westchester Westchester County
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