The World Awareness Children’s Museum has been a NYS Designated Charter Museum since 1995 with a mission to inspire curiosity and foster understanding and appreciation of worldwide cultural diversity. Its collection is comprised of pieces from 140 countries including 8,000+ artifacts (fashion, musical instruments, dolls, toys and other objects) as well as 7,000+ pieces of international children’s art.
Art and artifacts are featured in the Museum’s hands-on learning space go! where children discover the world. These items are also used in educational programs and loaned to other Museums, businesses and institutions for display To visit the play space, or for museum hours or other information, please visit www.worldchildrensmuseum.org or call (518) 793-2773.
89 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
The Hyde is one of the Northeast’s exceptional small art museums with distinguished collections of European and American art. Comparable to that of a major metropolitan museum, the core collection, acquired by Museum founders Louis and Charlotte Hyde, includes works by such artists as Sandro Botticelli, El Greco, Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Edgar Degas, Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and American artists Thomas Eakins, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, and James McNeill Whistler. The Museum’s collection of Modern and Contemporary art features works by artists including Josef Albers, Dorothy Dehner, Sam Gilliam, Adolph Gottlieb, Grace Hartigan, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, George McNeil, Robert Motherwell, Ben Nicholson, Robert Rauschenberg, and Bridget Riley. Today, The Hyde offers significant national and international exhibitions and events, allowing visitors to experience art in new ways.
161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York
Open Thursday - Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Have some fun while you experience firsthand the history of Glens Falls and the nearby Adirondacks. For the whole family - historic house tours, exhibits, and a museum shop. In downtown Glens Falls, minutes from Lake George. Summer 2015 exhibits: “Out to Work– Stories of Women at Work" and “Stoddard’s Camp Life in the Adirondacks.” Self-guided tours of the 1860s DeLong House also available. The Museum Shop features regional books, prints and affordable gift items. Admission: $5 adults, $4 Seniors, Under 12 free.
348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday, Noon to 4 pm