Welcome to the Yorktown Museum, where history comes alive! Visit a recreated 18th century home and an early Mohegan Indian settlement. Discover the Old Put Railroad and see how local farms operated. Find unique gifts, enjoy fascinating and detailed miniatures, conduct research – all in our convenient location in Yorktown Heights.

– "Preserving the Past. . .   Enriching the Future."          

The Museum is currently closed for renovations.
Please check back for a reopening announcement.

Past Exhibits

Post Card Collecting
Those interested in deltiology (the study and collection of post cards) will enjoy the museums newest exhibit. Learn about the origins of post cards, which first appeared in Europe in 1869, and their popularity as a means of communication in the United States, around 1904. Hundreds of postcards are currently on display, many of which highlight certain areas of the world. The Taconic Postcard Club meets at the Museum and invites anyone curious about postcards they may have or wants to join the club to visit this amazing collection.

I Believe!
What do you believe in?
Or rather what did you believe in when you were young?
The Renowned Miniaturists’ Carol & Neal Pruzan with the staff at the Yorktown Museum have assembled wonderful scenes showing examples of Magic, the Tooth fairy, Dragons, Fairy Tales, & Love ~ who doesn’t believe in LOVE to name a few. They also show the darker side of what we believe in such as Ghosts and Witches.

Soldiers of the World

Friends of the Yorktown Depot

Join the Friends of the Yorktown Museum

The Museum’s supporting organization continues to fill a great need with raising funds, providing programs and assisting the museum staff with whatever is needed. We need and depend upon your help to make our plans work and hope that you will join us! Click here for a membership form

Choose from a fantastic selection of books, homemade gifts, dollhouse furniture & accessories, and many more items! Come visit us during museum hours on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays or by appointment! Proceeds from sales at the Museum Gift Shop help fund programs and exhibits.

Postcard History Series Yorktown    Peekskill's African American History    The Old Leather Man    Hoopla on the Hudson    Hudson-Fulton Celebration of 1909

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Yorktown Museum, Yorktown Community & Cultural Center - Top Floor, 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Phone: (914) 962-2970, Fax: (914) 962-4379, Email: museum@yorktownny.org
Museum Hours: Tuesday & Thursdays 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This page was last updated on January 3, 2018.
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