june, 2021

12jun(jun 12)10:00 am27feb(feb 27)5:00 pmRomancing the Rails(june 12) 10:00 am - (february 27) 5:00 pm

Event Details

Romancing the Rails: Train Travel in the 1920s and 1930s

Experience the train travel exhibition at the Albany Institute of History and Art in Albany, New York.

Albany Institute of History and Art - Romancing the Rails Exhibit

Albany Institute of History and Art – Romancing the Rails Exhibit | Photo Courtesy of Erin McKendrick

The Exhibition

From June 12, 2021, to Feb. 27, 2022, the Albany Institute of History and Art is hosting an educational exhibition revolving around train travel in the 1920s and 1930s. While exploring the exhibition visitors can learn more about train travel during the 20th century and peruse train models, vintage posters and educational videos. This exhibition is perfect for train enthusiasts and anyone looking to learn more about American history and how people traveled across New York and the country as a whole.

Visiting the Albany Institute of History and Art

Being that Romancing the Rails is an exhibition, entrance to this event is included with tickets to the facility. Tickets can be purchased in advance or in person upon walking in. Ticket prices vary based on member status and age. Members and children under six years old are admitted for free. Non-member adults will be charged $10, while students and seniors who are 62 and over will be charged $8. While you’re there, be sure to check out other exhibitions like ancient Egypt and paintings from the Hudson River School.

Take Amtrak to the Albany Institute of History and Art

Attend Romancing the Rails via Amtrak to the Albany-Rensselaer Station—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount! The station is 2.5 miles away from Albany Institute of History and Art, making it an easy and convenient option to get to the exhibition.

Get picked up from the Albany-Rensselaer Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Albany office today at +1 518-427-3893.

Time

June 12 (Saturday) 10:00 am - February 27 (Sunday) 5:00 pm