Albany, New York

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Albany, New York, USA

Attractions in Albany, New York

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Albany City Hall
    Eagle Street and Corning Place, Albany, NY 12207
    This historical, Romanesque Revival style building is now the center of city happenings. more info

  • First Church in Albany 518-463-4449
    110 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
    This historic church features America's oldest pulpit, from 1642 and weathervane from 1656. more info  map

  • Historic Cherry Hill 518-434-4791
    523 1/2 Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12202
    This Georgian style Philip Van Rensselaer home, built in 1787, showcases 5 generations of family living. more info

  • Lark Street Neighborhood 518-434-3861
    200 Lark Street, Albany, NY 12210
    This historic neighborhood features brownstones, boutiques, ehtnic restaurants and more. more info  map

  • Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza 518-474-2418
    Empire State Plaza
    This 96 acre government office complex includes Cultural Education Center, State Library and Vietnam Memorial. more info

  • Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site 518-434-0834
    32 Catherine Street, Albany, NY 12202
    This restored 18th century Georgian-style brick mansion, built on a bluff overlooking the Hudson River, was the home of Revolutionary War General and U.S. Senator Philip... more info  map

  • Shaker Heritage Society 518-456-7890
    25 Meeting House Road , Albany, NY 12205
    This 1848 Shaker meeting house features a museum and gift shop as well as craft fairs and concerts.. more info  map

  • Ten Broeck Mansion 518-436-9826
    9 Ten Broeck Place, Albany, NY 12210
    This 1798 federal style mansion was built by General Abraham Ten Broeck and is decorated with furnishings of the period. more info  map

  • U.S.S. Slater 518-431-1943
    A Cannon Class Destroyer Escort, the restored U.S.S. Slater is the only remaining one in her class and features original battle armament and configuration.  more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • New York State Capital 518-474-2418
    Washington Avenue and State Street, Albany, NY 12222
    This remarkable building Incorporates several styles of architecture, noted for intricate and elaborate carvings. more info  map

  • New York State Museum 518-474-5877
    Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12208
    Cultural Education Center
    General museum features a variety of permanent and changing exhibits on the cultural history of NYC. more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Albany Center Galleries 518-462-4775
    23 Monroe Street, Albany, NY 12210
    This gallery exhibits the work of contemporary regional artists. more info  map

  • Albany Institute of History & Art 518-463-4478
    125 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210
    Founded in 1791, making it one of the oldest museums in the United States; the Albany Institute of History & Art is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and... more info  map

  • New Netherland Museum & the Half Moon 518-443-1609 or 914-433-9747
    P.O. Box 10609, Albany, NY 12201-5609
    Operated by the New Netherland Museum, the Half Moon is a reproduction of the 85-foot ship that Henry Hudson sailed from Holland to the New World in 1609. This living... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Albany Urban Cultural Park 518-434-0405
    25 Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12207
    This educational park area has something for everyone. There is a museum, orienation films, maps and a gift shop. more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Henry Hudson Planetarium 518-434-0405
    25 Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12207
    A variety of shows at this educational center examine planets, constellations, galaxies and sky legends. more info  map

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