Visiting Poughkeepsie

The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum is located in the heart of the historic Hudson Riverfront in Poughkeepsie, just steps away from the Metro-North train station, fabulous restaurants and a revitalized city waterfront park.

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to COVID-19 and in compliance with NYS mandates, many local businesses are operating at reduced staff capacity and may have additional safety measures in place to ensure safe operation.  We strongly suggest that you call ahead to your destination to confirm hours and access to your planned activities.

An hour and a half north of New York City, Poughkeepsie and the Mid-Hudson region is fast becoming a favorite destination for weekend travelers. The area is known for its institutions of higher education (Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, the Culinary Institute of America and Dutchess Community College), as well as for its arts, cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Click here to take an aerial tour of our area.

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