Due to the developing Covid-19 situation, several of our designated heritage sites have announced that they are closing or reducing hours. Please call the individual sites directly to inquire about hours.
The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area does not own or operate any of the sites listed below. They are owned and managed by the organizations listed in the site descriptions. Please call ahead for special accommodation needs or with any questions about their sites.
Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art is one of the country's oldest museums and offers an excellent introduction to the fine art and culture of the upper Hudson Valley.
Incorporated April 2, 1841, the Albany Rural Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the most beautiful and historic cemeteries in upstate New York.
Bear Mountain Park offers many opportunities for enjoying both the outdoors and history. Walk along the Appalachian Trail or visit the Trailside Museum.