Temporarily Closed

Although our buildings are temporarily closed, our website has lots to explore! We have also been quite diligent on sanitary procedures to ensure a safe environment for staff who work behind the scenes. These enhanced sanitation procedures include: Regular sanitizing of exhibits, interactive equipment, workspaces and common areas Placing extra hand sanitizers throughout the museum Increased signage…

Virtual Museum

Enjoy our virtual and interactive exhibits for FREE! Download a copy of our Rondout Reservoir Driving Tour, play games, view past exhibits, and more. Check back for extra fun updates!        

Time for a Chicken Takeout BBQ

Join us on Saturday, September 26th from 4pm to 6:30pm at the Museum Parking Lot for our scrumptious Chicken Takeout/Drive-Thru BBQ. Get your comfortable pants ready because your appetite’s will be filled! This mouthwatering menu includes: Half BBQ chicken, small baked potato, coleslaw, baked Beans, cornbread, brownie and ice cream! Enjoy all of this for…

Water and the Valleys

This permanent exhibition covers the history of the Rondout and Neversink Valleys from the pre-history geological periods, Native Americans, early settlers, farming, tanning and other early industries, through the 1930’s.

Tunnels, Toil and Trouble

This exciting exhibition includes the history of NYC’s complex water system AND the history of the towns taken to build the system. Listen to the voices of local residents and learn about their lives, hear what it was like to work in the Delaware Aqueduct, experience the building process by actually building a dam or…

A Lost Catskill Farm

Located behind the Museum, the new 1930s Lost Catskill Farm tells the story of farmers who were forced to give up their land to build NYC’s water system. Period buildings include a farm house, outhouse, milk house and workshop powered by a working waterwheel. All of the buildings are furnished with period furniture, equipment, tools…

JOIN US ON ZOOM!


Join us on Zoom!
Sunday, August 23 at 2 PM

Women won the right to vote after decades of struggle and against strong opposition from men - and some women - who feared that government would be placed "under petticoat rule." Ultimately, it was effective leadership and the development of what became known as "the winning plan" that turned the tide. Sullivan County Historian John Conway examines their strategies, the impact of World War I on the movement, and some prominent local leaders, including Elizabeth Worth Muller.

Virtual attendance is EASY. Just email us at info@timeandthevalleysmuseum.org to register and you will received a reply email invitation with information
on how to log in to Zoom.us for the event.

1930s Lost Catskill Farm!

Located behind the Museum, the new 1930s Lost Catskill Farm tells the story of farmers who were forced to give up their land to build NYC’s water system. Period buildings include a farm house, outhouse, milk house and workshop powered by a working waterwheel. An 1870's barn was painstakingly disassembled and reassembled on site, and visitors can also see an original 1930's power plant.

From left to right: 1880’s Barn, Farm Power Plant, Milk House, Workshop with working Waterwheel & Farmhouse

Be part of making history! Our 1930s Lost Catskill Farm is entering Phase 2 of expansion...and we need your help! What does Phase 2 include? So much! Most importantly, the acquiring, moving and restoring of donated historical buildings, and the creation of educational programs. To donate, please CLICK HERE and know that we thank you so much for you support and generosity!!

Visitors can even download a mobile app audio tour of the farm onto their smart phone or mobile device. The tour reflects a ten year old girl’s perspective on
everyday local farm family life.

Time and The Valleys Museum

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Mission Statement

Connecting Water, People and the Catskills

Vision Statement

The Time and the Valleys Museum is a living and interactive resource that preserves the past, educates the present and ensures the uniqueness of the Rondout and Neversink watersheds for all generations.

Hours & Admission

Memorial Day to Labor Day: Thursday to Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
September - Weekends - noon to 4 p.m.
Other days and times by appointment.

Adults suggested donation: $5
Children (6 to 17) suggested donation: $2
Children under 6: FREE
Town of Neversink and Town of Denning residents: FREE every Thursday

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