Museums


Museums in Albany-Rensselaer brought to you by New York by Rail. Your Amtrak Travel Guide for destinations in NY, VT & Canada.


Albany Institute of History and Art

Established in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art, has among its collections of art and artifacts from the 17th century to present day.

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Albany Institute of History and Art

Crailo State Historic Site

History lovers can visit Fort Crailo to learn about Colonial Dutch life in the region through guided museum tours and programs.

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Crailo State Historic Site

New York State Museum

At the New York State Museum, science, anthropology, education and art exhibits tell the story of the state's cultural and natural history. Popular displays include…

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New York State Museum

The New York State Museum

A 10-minute walk from the Capitol, across the 98-acre white-marbled expanse of the Empire State Plaza, is an even more ambitious repository of New York’s…

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The New York State Museum

USS Slater

The USS Slater, the only remaining WWII American destroyer escort afloat, is now a floating museum moored in Albany. USSSLATER.ORG

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USS Slater
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