Peekskill Museum is a community supported cultural organization. Begun in 1946 with the acquisition of the former Herrick family home of 1878, this house-museum has been offering various exhibits and programs since 1976.
The primary focus is local history. People, events and objects of past times in Peekskill and Cortlandt are highlighted at Peekskill Museum. Museum tours are available. The Peekskill Museum holds a number of events that are open to the public each year.