A trip to Museum Village is a step back in time. Students have a wonderful opportunity to see how people lived and worked in the 19th century. It is an eye opening experience.”
– Gina Boisits, Memorial School, Paramus, NJ

Museum Village is a unique and inviting open-air historical museum which offers visitors the opportunity to explore vignettes of 19th century American life. Using a large collection of eclectic artifacts, the museum provides hands-on educational experiences and exhibits that illustrate the transition from a rural to an industrial culture and economy in America.


We Love Kids Groups!

School groups, homeschool families, summer camp groups and even birthday parties! We love to give your kids a hands-on view of history
for a fun day of learning and exploring.

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Tour Living History Museum

While visiting the exhibit buildings now at Museum Village, you can shop in a 130-year-old general store, see a real Mastodon skeleton, make a candle, step inside a 200-year-old log cabin, sit in a one-room schoolhouse, and watch a broom being made. All that and be home in time for dinner!

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Register for a Workshop or Event

Register online for an upcoming workshop or event.

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How Can You Help?

The more help we get, the better we can make your Museum Village experience. Become a member now and show your support!

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With a Museum Village Membership of $75 or more you can receive a beautiful engraved Gift Brick that will become part of our grounds!

Now you can easily order your Gift Brick by clicking here to see what your brick will actually look like!

Download our membership application

Upcoming Featured Events

Civil War Re-enactment

41st Annual Civil War Weekend at Museum Village! Civil War Weekend at Museum Village is one of our premier events of the year. The living historians that will gather here are ...

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Mustang Club Car Show

Presented by The Mustang Club of Orange County, NY! More information to follow!

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Mastodon Mega-Mixer to Benefit Museum Village

Join us for our Annual Multi-Chamber Mastodon Mega Mixer to benefit Museum Village. Co-hosted by the Greater Monroe, Orange, Blooming Grove/Washingtonville, Goshen, Pine Bush, Warwick Valley, Woodbury and Town of Montgomery ...

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