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The historic buildings and grounds will reopen for tours on May 2, 2017. Please visit our Events page to see what’s happening now.

From May through October, visit Thomas Cole’s home and studios, see the original film about his art, view one of our special exhibitions, enjoy the sweeping view of the Catskill Mountains, and take a short drive to other magnificent nearby places seen in Thomas Cole’s paintings. We are located in the beautiful Hudson Valley in the Village of Catskill, New York, right near the Rip Van Winkle Bridge.

TAKE A

GUIDED TOUR

From May through October, tour the Main House and Old Studio, Tues-Thurs, 10am-4pm, and Fri-Sun, 10am-1pm. Your ticket also includes the New Studio and exhibitions.

EXPLORE AT

YOUR OWN PACE

From May through October, explore all the historic buildings and special exhibitions at your own pace. Guides are on hand to answer questions. Offered Fri, Sat & Sun from 2 to 5pm.

Tickets

Hours

Open May-October

Tuesday-Sunday 9:30am-5pm

Location

Thomas Cole National Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill, NY 12414
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Buildings

Take an Outdoor Adventure in Art and History

Visit the locations that are depicted in famous American landscape paintings. Whether you have just an hour or an entire week, you can experience what the art trail has to offer. Use the free Hudson River School Art Trail website, join one of our guided hikes, or buy the Guide Book from our visitor center or online shop. 

Art Trail Website Art Trail Guide Book Guided Hikes

Group Visits

Bring your group to the historic home and studios of Thomas Cole. Special group rates are available. Please book your tour as early as possible to secure your date of choice.

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School Programs

Our school programs encourage exploration, making history come alive. Students examine data, gather information, and draw conclusions from their personal experiences.

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