Museums

Museums

The Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center is an educational resource for
student groups of all grade levels. The Center offers an informative exhibit
and audio-visual presentation about the history of the City of Albany, local
history programs and astronomy programs in the...

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is one of the oldest museums in the United States. It also is the major repository for the region's heritage, with nationally significant collections. Their education programs serve 10,000 students, teachers, adult learners, and families...

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission seeks to assure the protection, restoration and management of the natural and cultural resources of the Albany Pine Bush, a globally rare ecosystem in the Capital District’s backyard.

The ALCO Historic Photos collection is managed by a committee of the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) that acts as custodian of the collection. The committee is staffed by local volunteers. AHP started in 1972 when the City of Schenectady placed its large collection of glass plate...

In 1987 a group of artists and craftspeople joined together, named themselves the “Allegany Artisans” and opened their studios to the public for a weekend to give demonstrations and to show the complexity of their work. They named the event “The Allegany Artisans Studio Tour.” Over the decades,...

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