Explore the scenic grounds of the artist's home and learn about Thomas Cole's influence on the cultural landscape with our new Outdoor Explore Kit.
The Family Kit includes activities for kids and a selection of other informative and inspiring goodies to enhance your outdoor experience at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site.
- Explore at Your Own Pace Guide Book
- Essay on American Scenery Book
- Cole Site Sketchbook
- Souvenir Cedar Pencil
- View on the Catskill Postcard
- Take Action Cards
- Walking Directions to Catskill Creek
- Mini Hand Sanitizer
- Changing Landscape Activity Book
- Box of Crayons
- Outdoor Explore Welcome Card
- Thomas Cole Site & Art Trail Brochures
Pre-ordered Outdoor Explore Kits are available for contactless pick-up outside the Visitor Center at designated times on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings. Become a member for priority access to the 9:30 and 9:45 time slots. Before purchasing, make sure the date shown above is the day you wish to visit.
Please review our Visitor Guidelines. Note that all visitors are required to bring their own face coverings. Restrooms are available to visitors Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM only. Please plan accordingly.
Outdoor Explore Kits are free for school children and their families within the Greene and Columbia County public school systems. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org anytime or call (518) 291-9525 Wednesday through Friday to arrange your free kit pick-up. If you would like to support this community program, you can make a donation here.