Sports Museum of Dutchess County INC.

Carnwath Farms Historic Site & Park | Reese Cultural Center

81 Carnwath Farms Lane

Wappinger, NY 12590

845-632-1570

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Museum Facility

Centrally located in the heart of New York's Hudson River Valley, the Sports Museum of Dutchess County boasts a 10,000 square foot facility dedicated to preserving the rich history of sports in Dutchess County. The museum is located within the Reese Cultural Center at the Town of Wappinger owned Carnwath Farms Historic Site & Park. A 99.7 acre estate turned town park that sits high above the Hudson River with breathtaking views of the valley. 

Click here to learn more about Carnwath Farms Historic Site & Park.

The Sports Museum level of the Reese Cultural Center includes the Ring Side Theatre presented by IBM, The Dutchess County Sports Museum Hall of Fame, The Legends of Dutchess Exhibition, the Gift Shop, and the Hall of Fame Snack Bar.

Directions & Location

The Sports Museum of Dutchess County is located at:

81 Carnwath Farms Lane, 
off of Wheeler Hill Road, 
Wappingers Falls, N.Y. 12590

Just 65 miles north of New York City and conveniently situated just south of Metro North's Hudson Line New Hamburg Station. The museum is also just a short distance away from local restaurants and other attractions.

From Poughkeepsie
Head southbound on Route 9 toward Wappingers Falls.
After 9 miles turn right onto Old Hopewell Road
Cross the intersection at Route 9D and proceed straight onto New Hamburg Road.
After .4 miles turn left on to Wheeler Hill Road.
At 1mi Carnwath Farms Historic Site & Park (Sports Museum) will be right in front of you.

From Beacon
Head northbound on Route 9D (Wolcott Ave./North Ave.) over the I-84 overpass.
After 3.9 miles turn left onto Old State Road.
Turn left onto Wheeler Hill Road after .5 mi.
At .6 mi on your left is Carnwath Farms Historic Site & Park (Carnwath Farms Lane) (Sports Museum)

From New York City / New Jersey
George Washington Bridge (Upper Level) to Palisades Parkway
Palisades Parkway to Bear Mountain Bridge
Bear Mountain Bridge to Route 9D North (Left at end of bridge)
Route 9D North to Route 28 West/New Hamburg Rd.
Left at the pink Nesting Dolls barn onto Route 28/New Hamburg Rd.
After .4 mi, slight Left onto Wheeler Hill Rd.
At 1mi Carnwath Farms Historic Site & Park (Sports Museum)will be right in front of you.

From New York City (No Tolls but Slower)
Bronx River Parkway to Taconic Parkway
Taconic Parkway to I-84 West
I-84 West to Exit 11/Route 9D to Beacon & Wappingers Falls
Left onto Route 9D North
Route 9D North to Route 28 West/New Hamburg Rd. (5.3 miles)
Left at the pink Nesting Dolls barn onto Route 28/New Hamburg Rd.
After .4 mi, slight Left onto Wheeler Hill Rd.
At 1mi Carnwath Farms Historic Site & Park (Sports Museum) will be right in front of you.

From Long Island & New York Airports
Cross Whitestone Bridge to Hutchinson River Parkway
Hutchinson River Parkway to Route 684 East
I-684 East to I 84 West
I-84 West to Exit 11/Route 9D to Beacon & Wappingers Falls
Left onto Route 9D North
Route 9D North to Route 28 West/New Hamburg Rd. (5.3 miles)
Left at the pink Nesting Dolls barn onto Route 28/New Hamburg Rd.
After .4 mi, slight Left onto Wheeler Hill Rd.
At 1mi Carnwath Farms Historic Site & Park (Sports Museum) will be right in front of you.

From Connecticut
Follow above instructions from I-84 West.
From New York Thruway
New York Thruway (I-87) to I-84 East
I-84 East over Newburgh-Beacon Bridge
to Exit 11/Route 9D to Beacon & Wappingers Falls
Right onto Route 9D North
Route 9D North to Route 28 West/New Hamburg Rd. (5.3 miles)
Left at the pink Nesting Dolls barn onto Route 28/New Hamburg Rd.
After .4 mi, slight Left onto Wheeler Hill Rd.
At 1mi Carnwath Farms Historic Site & Park (Sports Museum) will be right in front of you.