About Us

Hours and Directions

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Administrative Office Hours

  • Administrative offices at the History Center are open Wednesdays–Fridays, 10 am–5 pm.

Research

  • Research facilities are available by appointment with the Senior Historian only. To schedule an appointment, call (845) 634-9629 or e-mail your request to info@rocklandhistory.org.


Museum Gallery Hours

  • During exhibitions, the museum gallery is open to the public Wednesdays–Fridays & Sundays, 12–4 pm
  • To make reservations for groups of 10 or more, call (845) 634-9629 or e-mail your request to info@rocklandhistory.org.


Tours of the Jacob Blauvelt House

  • Tours of the historic, circa 1832 Jacob Blauvelt house are available by appointment.
  • We also welcome groups of 10 or more. To make a group tour reservation, call us at (845) 634-9629 or e-mail your request to 
  • info@rocklandhistory.org.
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Directions

From Manhattan or Long Island: Take the upper level of the George Washington Bridge; stay to the right and take the Palisades Parkway north to Exit 11 (approximately 25 miles). Turn right onto New Hempstead Road. Travel approximately 1.7 miles on New Hempstead Road to the third traffic light (Main Street). Turn left onto Main Street. At 1.5 miles, you will come to a three-way intersection with a stop sign. The Historical Society's parking lot is the first right after proceeding straight ahead at the stop sign.

From Westchester: Take the Tappan Zee Bridge to the New York State Thruway. Leave the Thruway at Exit 13N (Palisades Parkway). Take the parkway to Exit 11 (approximately 25 miles). Turn right onto New Hempstead Road. Travel approximately 1.7 miles on New Hempstead Road to the third traffic light (Main Street). Turn left onto Main Street. At 1.5 miles, you will come to a three-way intersection with a stop sign. The Historical Society's parking lot is the first right after proceeding straight ahead at the stop sign.

From New Jersey: Take the Garden State Parkway North to the New York State Thruway. Leave the Thruway at Exit 13N (Palisades Parkway North). Take the parkway to Exit 11 (approximately 25 miles). Turn right onto New Hempstead Road. Travel approximately 1.7 miles on New Hempstead Road to the third traffic light (Main Street). Turn left onto Main Street. At 1.5 miles, you will come to a three-way intersection with a stop sign. The Historical Society's parking lot is the first right after proceeding straight ahead at the stop sign.

From Upstate: Take the New State Thruway south to Exit 13N (Palisades Parkway North). Take the parkway to Exit 11 (approximately 25 miles). Turn right onto New Hempstead Road. Travel approximately 1.7 miles on New Hempstead Road to the third traffic light (Main Street). Turn left onto Main Street. At 1.5 miles, you will come to a three-way intersection with a stop sign. The Historical Society's parking lot is the first right after proceeding straight ahead at the stop sign.


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