Dive into Thomas Cole’s world by visiting his home and original studios amidst the landscape that inspired it all. 

Open Friday through Sunday from 11 AM to 4 PM through December 15, 2019.

Visit the Main House and Old Studio on a guided tour (reservations recommended). See schedule for additional information. For special programming please visit our events page. 

Schedules & Tickets


Hours vary by season.

See the full schedule here.

The grounds are open free of charge from dawn to dusk every day.


218 Spring Street
Catskill, NY 12414


Visit the Places that Cole Painted

Visit the locations depicted in famous American landscape paintings. Whether you have just an hour or an entire week, you can follow in Thomas Cole’s footsteps on the Hudson River School Art Trail. The trail includes sites in the Hudson River Valley, the Catskills, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Use the free Hudson River School Art Trail website or buy the Guide Book from our visitor center or online shop. 

Art Trail Website Art Trail Guide Book Suggested itineraries

Group Visits

Bring your group to the historic home and studios of Thomas Cole. 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 primary sources, gather information, and draw conclusions from their personal experiences.

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Opening photo by Zio & Sons