Many of our museums in Dutchess mix fun with learning, making them perfect for pint-sized patrons. We welcome kids to our hands-on history lessons and interactive introductions to the arts and sciences. See antique airplanes from WWI at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, or interact with indoor activities at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum amongst the many other educational opportunities!

Carnwath Farms Historic Site & Park

A hidden gem in the Wheeler Hill Historic District of the Town of Wappinger. Grounds are open daily for hiking and recreational activities. Carnwath is home to its 1850 pre-restoration mansion, Carnwa...

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Experience the Roosevelt presidency, from the Great Depression through the New Deal years and World War II, emphasizing Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s relationship with the American people. Specia...

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Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site

Visit “Springwood”, the lifelong home of America’s only four-term President, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Purchased by Roosevelt’s father in 1867, the original home was a large but simple Italianate...

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Mid-Hudson Children's Museum

Visit this award-winning museum filled with exhibits and programs that focus on art literacy, science, health, and local community. This museum is the ideal destination for families with young childre...

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum & Air Shows

Visit the earliest days of aviation at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum and Air Show featuring antique airplanes of WWI. If you are up for the adventure, you can book a biplane ride that offers spec...

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The Wassaic Project

Contemporary art inside Maxon Mills, a converted historic seven-story former wood crib grain elevator. Hosting festivals, community events and year-round artist residencies, this Harlem Valley jewel...

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Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Visit this 1732 Dutch Colonial homestead run by the Fishkill Historical Society. The Van Wyck Homestead was used by the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War as the Officer's Quarters for the ...

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