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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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pine barrens landscape
Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Albany, NY
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve nestled between Albany and Schenectady is one of just 20 inland pine barren environments in the worl... [+More]
Jewelry making
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Troy, NY
The Arts Center of the Capital Region engages people in the creative experience. We are the region's preeminent proponent of the a... [+More]
paintings and banners hanging from the ceiling of a museum
The Discovery Center at Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Albany, NY
The Discovery Center at Albany Pine Bush Preserve is the gateway to the Pine Bush! Featuring various interactive exhibits, activit... [+More]
bidwell house and gardens
Bidwell House Museum
Monterey, MA
The Bidwell House Museum is an authentically restored historic home, filled with 18th and 19th century furniture and surrounded by... [+More]
Albany Institute of History & Art
Albany, NY
Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is New York's oldest museum. It is dedicated to collecting, preserving, int... [+More]
New York State Museum
Albany, NY
The New York State Museum in Downtown Albany explores the cultural and natural history of New York State. Visit www.nysm.nysed.gov... [+More]
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 de... [+More]
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... [+More]
Underground Railroad Education Center
Albany, NY
The Underground Railroad Education Center researches and preserves the local and national history of the underground railroad move... [+More]