• Moth Exhibit
  • Hiking
  • Grasshopper Grove
  • Meet the Turtle
  • Story Walk

About the Museum

Established in 1959, the Museum has grown into a leading provider of nature education experiences in the Hudson Valley. Its mission is to develop responsible caretakers of the natural world through its special focus on environmental education. It uses its living collections of native animals, natural habitats and trails to present a wide variety of programs for people of all ages at its two locations.

Please note: The Wildlife Education Center (WEC) will be closed on Sunday, May 29th. Sorry for any inconvenience

Upcoming Events


StoryWalk® Opening Day Celebration

Saturday, May 28
Wildlife Education Center
**This event is rain or shine**
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Turn Garbage into Gold & Rot into Riches

Saturday, June 4 
Outdoor Discovery Center
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Fairy Houses & Toad Abodes

Saturday, June 11
Outdoor Discovery Center
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Kids Out and About- Top 20 Places to Take Kids

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Family Camp Out

Friday, June 17-Saturday, June 18
Outdoor Discovery Center
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Featured Programs

Hike-A-Thon Donations

Supports Educational Programs
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Grasshopper Grove Nature Play Clubs

Daily drop-in rates now available
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Summer Camp 2016

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Scout Programs

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Support the Museum while you shop! 

Birthday Parties

At the ODC or WEC

Sponsor An Animal

Makes a unique gift & helps our animals!
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Field Trips & In-School Programs

Resources for Schools
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