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Address: 63 Chestnut St, Cold Spring, NY 10516-2613
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+1 845-265-4010
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Wed - Sun 23:00 - 00:00
Thu - Mon 00:00 - 17:00

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The perfect complement to a hike in Foundry Cove

This gem is situated close to foundry cove and contains a wealth of information on what the foundry produced and what life was like during the foundry's active years. Couple this... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Cold Spring, New York

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Cold Spring, New York
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This gem is situated close to foundry cove and contains a wealth of information on what the foundry produced and what life was like during the foundry's active years. Couple this with the excellent temporary exhibits and you have a couple of very entertaining hours immersed in Cold Spring history.

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Chesterfield, MO
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345 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This Putnam History museum was a complete surprise to me. I went expecting to learn more about the Foundry Preserve, and while there is an excellent exhibit on the foundry, I also found an incredible exhibit on the modern residential architecture of the Hudson River Valley which was amazing. The museum is modern, well-lit and very friendly and welcoming. My... More 

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Framingham, United States
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30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Lots of interesting exhibits on the history of the Cold Spring area, the foundry etc. The kids didn't want to read each exhibit but found the photos interesting. Nice to do on a rainy day.

Thank Jayne T
Sharon MA, USA
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316 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Very limited hours -- have to really build in a plan to get here Highlights 1. very informative 12 minute video about the foundry 2. some great artifacts including weapons and domestic items made in the foundry 3. large artworks showing life in/around the foundry

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Putnam County, NY
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Took a ride to Cold Spring for the express purpose of visiting the Museum. I had even checked the web site to make sure it was open, and according to the internet, it was. We got there, and there was a sign on the door that said it was open, and then a little sticky note stuck to that, saying... More 

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Hudson Valley
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67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2012

This small yet interesting litttle museum & Historical Society is worth the visit. Great local charater and charm.

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New York City, New York
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935 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 400 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2011

For those who tour the world, or even just New York City, this is a very small, seemingly insignificant museum. But Putnam County is an area full of interesting history from the Revolutionary War onward. Every year this museum features some aspects of this history with excellent exhibits. It also features occasional lectures or presentations. The little bookstore has local... More 

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