A fun-filled family day with tours, performances creative projects and planetarium shows.
Family Gallery Tours led by a Museum Educator will run all afternoon.
Family Arts Projects: •Make a Paper Regatta and race it down the river. •Create a Monster Mural: Hastings artist Jennifer Smith shows participants how to make a monster mural. Paint big and paint new views of the Hudson and Thames Rivers.
Performance: •At 3:30pm, "The Victorian Magic-Lantern Spring Show" by the American Magic-Lantern Theater. See an 1890's-style big screen show on a replica of the first slide projector. Learn how the magic-lantern show helped create New York's famous Adirondack Park and save the river's headwaters.
Planetarium Shows: •At 12:30pm and 2pm, "Being There: From Cycloramas to Virtual Reality." Follow the evolution of the "immersive environment," from the cyclorama to today's planetarium. See panoramas of other worlds. Experience it. Be there.
Address: 511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10701
About Hudson River Museum
Standard hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12-5pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: No
Stroller check: Yes
Bring food: Yes
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the unisex bathroom(s): No
Family bathroom: No
The Hudson River Museum is the largest cultural institution in Westchester County and a multidisciplinary complex that draws its identity from its site on the banks of the Hudson River. The Museum collections focus on 19th-century through contemporary American Art; Glenview, an 1876 house on the National Register of Historic Places; Hudson Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery; a state-of-the-art, 120-seat planetarium, and a 400-seat outdoor amphitheater with programs every weekend, special days for families and events throughout the year.
Nearest public transportation stop: Glenwood Station off Metro North Hudson Line; Shonnard Terrance on the 1 Buss
Play area: Indoor
Party room: Yes
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