Hours & Schedule

PLEASE NOTE:  MHCM’s main building is closed to visitors due to COVID-19, however our weekly public farmers market is open Monday afternoons from 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm.

We invite you to stay connection with us through our main social media channels:  Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Mondays:  3:00 pm – 6:30 pm  –  Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market

CLICK HERE for more information on the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market.


Closing and Delays

During inclement weather, please call the museum at (845) 471-0589 before arriving.

You may also visit our Facebook page for the most current information about snow closures and delays.


Seasonal Hours

Open Mondays in July and August and select Holiday Mondays


  • Mondays in July and August
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day (until 4:00 pm)
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran’s Day


  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve/Christmas Day