Mid-Hudson Children's Museum
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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 reciprocal museum membership programs of ACM and ASTC (Note: some geographic restrictions apply).



Additional Info:
Address:75 North Water Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone (main):(845) 471-0589
Fax:(845) 471-0415
Website: http://www.mhcm.org

Important Features

  • A/V Equipped
  • Children's Play Area
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Donations Accepted
  • Educational Programs
  • Farm Market / Garden Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Groups Welcome
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Internet Available
  • Picinic Tables
  • Restrooms
  • Shelters/ Pavilions
  • Special Events / Festivals
  • Versatile meeting space
  • Waterfront View
  • WiFi
  • Farm Fresh
  • Admission Charged

Contact Us: 800-445-3131