Outdoor Discovery Center

On Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, NY - 845-534-5506
Mail: P.O. Box 451, Cornwall, NY 12518 - Fax 845-534-4581 - No dogs on preserve
Nature Play - Nature Programs - Trails - Visitors Center 10am-4pm Sat & Sun

Wildlife Education Center

25 Boulevard Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 845-534-7781
Open Fri – Sun 12pm – 4pm. Animal Program Sat and Sun at 1pm & 2:30pm
Live Native Animals I Special Exhibits I Story Walk
  • Moth Exhibit
  • Hiking
  • Grasshopper Grove
  • Meet the Turtle
  • Story Walk

About the Museum

Established in 1959, the Museum has grown into a leading provider of nature education experiences in the Hudson Valley. Its mission is to develop responsible caretakers of the natural world through its special focus on environmental education. It uses its living collections of native animals, natural habitats and trails to present a wide variety of programs for people of all ages at its two locations.


Upcoming Events


Nature Strollers

Mondays at 9:30am through Nov. 7
Outdoor Discovery Center
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Evening Speaker Series: Native Americans of the Hudson Highlands

Tuesday, October 18
Cornwall Presbyterian Fellowship Hall
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Special Nature Play Event: Land Art

Saturday, October 22
Outdoor Discovery Center
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Creature Feature Weekend: Creepy Crawlies

Saturday & Sunday, October 22-23
Wildlife Education Center
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Evening Speaker Series: West Point’s Landscape, 1802-1820

Tuesday, October 25
Cornwall Presbyterian Fellowship Hall
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"I Spy" Halloween Trail

Saturday, October 29 & Sunday, October 30
Outdoor Discovery Center
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Featured Programs & Activities


Grasshopper Grove

Open to the public Saturdays & Sundays 10am-4pm
What’s Grasshopper Grover like? Watch here!
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Scout Programs and Workshops

Register now- These fill quickly!
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Nature Play Lunch Club for Museum Members

Daily drop in now available
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Young Naturalist Preschool- Frog Class for age 3

Meets Tuesdays & Thursday Afternoons
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Support the Museum while you shop! 

Birthday Parties

At the ODC or WEC

Sponsor An Animal

Makes a unique gift & helps our animals!
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Field Trips & In-School Programs

Resources for Schools
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