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."          


Current Exhibit

In the Peaceable Kingdom ~ Talk to the Animals...
On Display Now - March 2016

Welcome to a Kingdom of animals...real, and imagined; a kingdom ruled by lions, dinosaurs, and dragons; a Kingdom of balance, harmony and survival. A kingdom we enter to share in the wonder.

Bring pictures of your pets to include in our Exhibit.

Vignettes are once again created by miniaturists Carole and Neal Pruzan.



2015 Dollhouse Raffle

This unique dollhouse is from the private collection of the nationally known miniaturist Carole and Neal Pruzan.

Raffle tickets may be purchased at the Museum for: $2 each or 3 for $5
Drawing ~ December 2015


First Prize:The Dollhouse pictured here.
Second Prize:A $15 Museum Gift Shop Certificate to be used for dollhouse furniture and/or accessories.
Third Prize:A copy of The Dollhouse Book, by Little Tiny Visions.
Sponsored by the FRIENDS OF THE YORKTOWN MUSEUM as a fundraiser for the Museum Programs.










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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


Holiday Shopping at the Museum Gift Shop!
In the Gift Shop . . .
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! Children ages 12 years and under receive a 20% discount on purchased gift items (excluding books, DVDs and videos). 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 December 17, 2015.
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