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Columbia Co. Historical Society Museum

Founded in 1916, the Museum collects and presents the history and culture of Columbia County, New York. Serving the community for more than 100 years, thousands of people have enjoyed their exhibitions, historic properties, and educational programs. ​

Founded in 1916, the Columbia County Historical Society Museum & Library collects, preserves, and presents the history, heritage, and culture of Columbia County, New York, and serves residents of the county’s eighteen towns and the City of Hudson.

For more than 100 years, thousands of people from all across the county and beyond have enjoyed the Historical Society’s exhibitions, historic properties, and educational programs

The museum is a vital community resource, with collections including paintings, textiles, furniture, decorative arts, maps, photographs, archives and genealogical materials relating to Columbia County’s heritage and culture.

Gallery of the Wreaths

From November 29 to December 1, the 34th Annual Gallery of the Wreaths will take place. This exhibit features live, dried, artificial and mixed media wreaths donated by artists, friends, and area businesses that are auctioned off to benefit the Columbia County Historical Society. Guests can bid on wreaths all weekend and are encouraged to return to keep an eye on their favorite wreaths. The auction closes at Sunday afternoon at 4:00pm and winners are notified on December 1st beginning at 4:30pm.

Take Amtrak to the Columbia County Historical Society Museum

Experience The Columbia County Historical Society Museum via Amtrak to the Hudson Station in Hudson New York—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount!

Rent a car with Enterprise! Pick up your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car right at the Hudson Station. Click here to reserve your car or call the Hudson office today at: 518-828-5492.