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Olana State Historic Site

101 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
The painstakingly preserved former home of Frederic Edwin Church is now a museum hung with his paintings and those of his contemporaries from the Hudson River School, the romantic 19th-century movement. The exterior is thematically Middle Eastern, and the mixed motifs of the rooms inside reflect Church’s extensive world travels. Tours are offered at specific times, but you can also tour the expansive hilltop grounds yourself—check out the mobile self-guided tour you can download online.
February 15, 2017

Tips from locals

February 23, 2019
Walk the grounds and the property hiking trails for free from sun up to sun down. Best view of the Hudson River and Valley! One of our favorite places to see the sun set. Tours of Frederick Church's historic home are $12 and sell out well in advance.
January 22, 2019
Frederick Church built this amazing homestead.
December 30, 2018
Olana State Historic Site is a historic house museum and property in Greenport, New York, near the city of Hudson. The estate was home to Frederic Edwin Church, one of the major figures in the Hudson River School of landscape painting. The centerpiece of Olana is an eclectic villa which overlooks…
Peter & Cornelia
Peter & Cornelia
December 03, 2018
Incredible home of one of the founding painters of the Hudson River School.
November 01, 2018
Home and studio of Hudson River School painter Frederick Church. Grounds have beautiful trails with views of the Hudson River.

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5720 NY-9G
Hudson, NY 12534
Phone+1 518-828-0135
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 4:00 PM