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Public Tours

Admission Details

All Are Welcome

Octagon House Museum is open

the first weekend of February, 11am to 4pm

for Hudson's Hot Air Affair


$15 - Adult

$12 - Military/Senior/AAA/First Responders/Educators

$8  K-12 Student

Free - Ages 5 and under  

Family of 4 or more - $40


Tickets are available at the door, and online as season approaches.

Tickets are not refundable, but are transferable.

Reservations are required for large groups and private events. 

Please contact Museum Staff for arrangements.

Summer 2024 Season we will be open May 4 to October 27.


Octagon House Museum

Enjoy a tour of the historic Octagon House Museum and be immersed with 1800s furnishings, fixtures, and decor.  See the museum's many collection pieces on display, and learn about the Moffat-Hughes family, the octagon architectural style, and many facets of Hudson history.  


History Alcove Museum 

The History Alcove showcases a vast collection of historic objects that portray our local history.  Display pieces include historic medical instruments, hand tools, cookware, tools and implements, crockery, railroad artifacts, industry and business machines, even a model of the cyclone proof house from the 1893 world fair.  Immerse yourself in Hudson area history from the 1850s to the 1950s.

Included with paid admission to the Octagon House Museum

Friday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm
May through October

(715) 386-2654


Christmas Tours

First Three Weekends of December

from 11am to 4pm

Come see the historic Hudson Octagon House with wreathes in the windows, decorations adorning the tree, gifts ready for giving, music and games ready for playing, the dining room table set for holiday feasting, and enjoy being surrounded by the warm traditions of the Moffat-Hughes Family for Christmas.

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