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Mid-Hudson Children's Museum

Additional Info:


75 North Water Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Phone (main):

(845) 471-0589

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 onsite parking.

Family Free Nights offered on the third Saturday of each month from 5-8 p.m.

Recognized as an Autism Supportive Environment℠ Partner with sensory aids available.

Participates in reciprocal museum membership programs of ACM and ASTC (Note: some geographic restrictions apply).

Winner Dutchess Tourism Family Entertainment Award of Distinction

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
  • Award Winner
  • Admission Charged

Contact Us: 800-445-3131