Museum Hours

Open 10am daily.

Admission tickets
sold until 3:30pm (last admissions.)

Galleries close at 4:30pm for ticketed visitors.*

* see more information on the "Hours and Admission" page

Closed: Independence Day,
Memorial Day, Easter,
Christmas Eve Day,
Christmas, Thanksgiving,
New Year’s Day
The Museum will be closing at 1pm on the 28th of October

Admission Tickets

Adults: $10

Children: $5
(age 3 and older)

Family: $25
(2 adults and their 2 children)

Children under age 3: FREE

Museum and FASNY Members: FREE

The Museum also
participates in the Empire State Reciprocal Program and NARM.
Members of these programs will also receive FREE admission, as per the Museum's policy: see the "Hours and Admission" page for more info.

117 Harry Howard Ave.
Hudson, NY 12534

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Social Favor and Local Flavor: The Firehouse of the 1800s
Learn about the firehouses, fire apparatus and equipment of the 1800s, as you enter a reproduction interior of a firehouse from that period in this exhibit.

Explore the grandeur of the firehouses of the past, as you walk around the firehouse and examine the artifacts on exhibit. Learn how being a fireman "opened doors” for many men socially during the 1800s. Discover how the firehouse of the 1800s became the social meeting place for the community during this era. Learn how firemen gave their fire apparatus nicknames and try to "Name That Fire Engine” in the interactive portion of the exhibit. Or pass-the-time as the firefighters did, by playing a game of checkers or cards, using the reproduction objects provided  from the period.
In addition to the "social favor” component of this exhibit, there is a "local flavor” component as well. This section of the exhibit explores the local firehouses of Hudson during the 1800s. Discover who the patrons were of the local firehouses and learn about the history of each firehouse. This section of the exhibit was done with the assistance of students from the Hudson City School District, who participated in the after school Museum studies program. 


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