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Downtown Schenectady

Downtown Schenectady, a hub of history and culture, connects shops, galleries, museums, restaurants, parks, and colleges. Stroll the Mohawk River in Riverfront Park, or explore…

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Downtown Schenectady

Proctor’s Theatre

Shows at Proctor's Theatre, a beautifully restored venue built in 1926, include a mix of Broadway touring musicals (An American in Paris), concerts (Celtic Woman:…

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Proctor's Theatre

Rivers Casino & Resort

The joint casino and resort offers endless entertainment for guests to enjoy.

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Rivers Casino & Resort

Rivers Casino & Resort

Rivers Casino & Resort, located in Schenectady New York, is the city's newest gaming facility, having just opened this year.

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Rivers Casino & Resort

Schenectady Historic District

The Stockade Historic District is a collection of 17th—20th-century homes, businesses and churches, including the Schenectady Civic Players community theater. Take an audio walking tour…

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Schenectady Historic District

Union College

Union College—renowned as the first architecturally-designed campus in America—is home to the 16-sided Nott Memorial, a National Historic Landmark. U.C. features Mandeville Gallery and Memorial…

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Union College

Via Aquarium

Via Aquarium, located in Schenectady New York, is a new aquarium in a renovated shopping mall, offering all the ocean's wonders.

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Via Aquarium
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