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Albany Museums, Planetariums & Historical Societies

Treasure the rich history of the Albany New York / Capital Region at one of the many Albany museums in the area. From art, culture and state museums, to unique planetariums, and historical societies, you can discover it all! Bring the kids along for an afternoon of fun AND education.  
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Popp Butterfly Conservatory Oneonta, NY
Walk among the hundreds of butterflies and 35 species of tropical birds in a 3,000 sq. ft. indoor garden.
Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission
Albany, NY
Discover the amazing Albany Pine Bush! This fascinating ecosystem is one of just 20 inland pine barren environments in the world. The Discovery Center transforms this unique destination into an exciting adventure as you learn from hands-on activities
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Cooperstown, NY
Located on Main Street in the heart of picturesque Cooperstown, The Baseball Hall of Fame is one of the country's major tourist destinations and is surely the best-known sports shrine in the world.
Irish American Heritage Museum Albany, NY
The Irish American Heritage Museum is dedicated to the preservation and promulgation of Irish American cultural traditions. We devise projects and develop programs focusing on the unique heritage of the sons and daughters of American Heritage.
The World Awareness Children's Museum Glens Falls, NY
go! (the interactive exhibition space of the World Awareness Children's Museum) is a unique, fun, hands-on learning center in Glens Falls where individuals of all ages can interactively learn about world culture and art. Fantasy adventure roles too!
The National Museum of Dance
Saratoga Springs, NY
Only museum in the nation dedicated entirely to dance. Located in the former Washington Bath House in Spa State Park, the museum houses a growing collection of photographs, videos, artifacts, costumes, biographies & archives for the general public.
Morelli Art Museum & Design Studio
Amsterdam, NY
A major fine arts museum featuring national monuments, state wide art education programs, artist's presentations at universities & corporations, free seminars on American mass media, and accommodations for public & private meetings and celebrations.
miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science)
Schenectady, NY
A not-for-profit institution, miSci (museum of innovation and science, formerly the Schenectady Museum) explores science and technology - including a planetarium, demos and hands-on activities for adults and children.
USS Slater/Destroyer Escort Historical Museum
Albany, NY
The USS SLATER is the only restored World War II destroyer escort afloat in the U.S. A 1940's time capsule, the fully-guided tour emphasizes the technology, lifestyle and conditions her sailors endured. Open April-November, Wednesday-Sunday, 10-4.
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