Columbia will be a new cultural venue – a floating platform for arts, education, and entertainment connecting New York City to the Hudson Valley.

We’ve made tremendous progress in the past year. Columbia has undergone a $1.6 million hull restoration and is now docked in at Silo City in the Buffalo River.

Next stop: Hudson River! We’ve raised $4 million of the $5 million needed to get Columbia to the Hudson River. With the participation and generous support of you and others, we’ll make this happen!

Once on the mighty Hudson, Columbia’s work berth will be in Kingston, New York. After restoration, she will be docked in New York City and will make day excursion trips upriver, stopping at cities and towns and providing New Yorkers and tourists access the great parks, historic sites, and cultural institutions of the Hudson Valley.

The SS Columbia Project is a 501c3 organization dedicated to restoring, interpreting and operating the National Historic Landmark vessel.

$5 Million to Get Columbia to Hudson River
$4 Million Raised

Reservations for free public tours of SS Columbia on August 18, 19, 20, and 21 will be available here beginning August 1.