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Thomas Cole National Historic Site

  • 218 Spring St Catskill, NY 12414
  • South of Albany
  • Overview

    Dive into Thomas Cole’s world by visiting his home and studios amidst the landscape that inspired it all. Explore the historic buildings, immerse yourself in the multimedia experience The Parlors, watch an original film on the Hudson River School, explore special exhibitions of both 19th-century and contemporary art, enjoy sweeping views of the Catskill Mountains, and follow the Hudson River School Art Trail to see magnificent nearby views that Cole painted. We are located in the beautiful Hudson Valley, just 40 minutes south of Albany, in the Village of Catskill, near the Rip Van Winkle Bridge. Discover the digital education package now available on thomascole.org. Now teachers, parents and people of all ages can access our free digital education package online featuring new classroom lesson plans designed to engage students in themes such as the Industrial Revolution using Thomas Cole's story. The package includes lesson plans, a virtual gallery of Thomas Cole's Art including essays, poems & letters, a free digitial picture book and videos.

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