Museums – Historical Landmarks

Hudson River Museum

Hudson River Museum
The Hudson River Museum is Yonkers‘ biggest visitor attraction, partially housed in a historic stone mansion that overlooks the Hudson. The accompanying building is a large, modern museum wing with extensive exhibits on the local area’s culture and natural beauty. The museum is also home to an impressive Red Groooms sculpture called “The Bookstore,” as well as a planetarium and café.

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
A National Historic Landmark and official project of Save America’s Treasures, this hihg-style Georgian mansion, built in stages between 1682 and 1755, was home to the wealthy Loyalist ….
  • Georgian mansion home of Philipse family, built 1682. Museum with 1750’s papier mache ceiling. Includes works from the Cochran … More
  • Frederick Philipse I, a wealthy Dutch merchant, began building this house in the 1680s. … More on Fodor’s

Wave Hill

Andrus Planetarium

Westchester’s only public planetarium – Star shows for all ages – Located at The Hudson River Museum of Westchester – Star shows on Saturdays & Sundays at 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 p.m. – State-of-the-art Zeiss .

3-gallery museum overlooking the Hudson River. Houses the Ralph and Leuba Baum collection of over 800 Judaica objects.  Distinctive ceremonial Judaica for holidays and special occassions, Museum reproductions, exhibition related.

Van Cortlandt House Museum

‘Van Cortlandt House Museum’, also known as ‘Frederick Van Cortlandt House‘ or ‘Van Cortlandt House’, is the oldest building in The Bronx, New York City. The house was built in the Georgian style by Frederick Van Cortland.

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