Named “2017 Best Museum” by Hudson Valley Magazine, the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum (MHCM) is the ideal destination for families with young children ages 0-6. With exhibits and programs that focus on art, literacy, science, health and the local community, the Museum is a popular destination that provides an educationally rich environment for family engagement and purposeful play.
The museum is located in the heart of the historic waterfront in Poughkeepsie, just steps away from the Poughkeepsie Metro-North train station, the Walkway Over the Hudson’s Elevator, fabulous restaurants, and two waterfront parks.
Free onside parking.
Family Free Nights offered on the third Saturday of each month from 5-8 p.m.
Recognized as an Autism Supportive Environment with sensory aids available.
Participates in the Blue Star Museum Program offering year-round FREE ADMISSION to active-duty military personnel and their families
Participates in reciprocal museum membership programs of ACM and ASTC (Note: some geographic restrictions apply)
|Address:||75 North Water Street|
|Poughkeepsie, NY 12601|
|Phone (main):||(845) 471-0589|
|Fee:||$9.00 per person. Children 0-12 months free. Memberships available|
|Hours:||Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 am-5:00 pm; Sunday 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Open select holiday Mondays and Mondays in July and August 9:30am-5:00 pm|