Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

County albany

Brief Description of the county

Albany County is in the east central part of New York, extending southward and westward from the point where the Mohawk River joins the Hudson River.  It is included in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metroploitan Statistical Area.

 

The Half Moon is a full scale replica of the original Dutch ship of exploration sailed by Henry Hudson for the Dutch East India Company in 1609. The original Half Moon was the first European ship to document entry into what we now call...

Historic Cherry Hill tells a story of America through the lives and experiences of five generations of an Albany, New York family. One of Albany's most recognizable landmarks, Cherry Hill, built in 1787 for Philip and Maria Van Rensselaer, is...

The Preserve is located in the scenic hamlet of Rensselaerville NY and has been connecting people to nature for more than 80 years. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to research, education, recreation, and conservation. Come for a visit...

The Irish American Heritage Museum is a permanently chartered 501(c)3 non-profit with an educational mission: To preserve and tell the story of the contributions of the Irish people and their culture in America, inspiring individuals to examine...

The purpose of the Menands Public Library is to provide information, education, cultural and recreational resources, services and programs for people of all ages in the Menands community.

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