Learn about the vast river just outside our doors, and the creatures who live in it

Formed eons ago by massive glaciers, the Hudson River is home to thousands of species, including our own. The river is a means of travel and commerce, a source of food, and a place to play.

Our Hudson Home explores the complex relationships in this distinct ecosystem. Through hands-on experiences and unique underwater environments, discover how environmental preservation efforts and smart technologies can ensure that this unique natural resource continues to thrive.

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Location: 4th Floor

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  • Meet the fish, turtles, and other creatures that live in the Hudson River.
  • Get your hands on fascinating shellfish, snails, and sea urchins at the Touch Tank.
  • Conduct ecology experiments in the on-site lab, Exploration Station.
We thank Prudential for sponsoring the aquariums of Our Hudson Home.
These generous partners sponsor Our Hudson Home gallery: Charles Hayden Foundation, NASA, New York Shipping Association, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Victoria Foundation

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