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8 Attractions to Explore Near New York State Capitol

New York State Capitol
New York State CapitolState St. and, Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12224, USA

This is the seat of the New York State government. The capitol building is part of the Empire State Plaza complex on State Street in Capitol Park. Once it was the most expensive government building.

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Albany Institute of History & Art
Albany Institute of History & Art0.41 KMs away from New York State Capitol

This is a museum in Albany, New York which was promoting interest in the history, art, and culture. It is among the oldest museums in the United States.

The First Church in Albany
The First Church in Albany0.52 KMs away from New York State Capitol

Also known as North dutch church located at the north pearl and orange streets in Albany. It is a member congregation of the Reformed Church in America. It was built in the period of 1797-1799 and it was the oldest church in Albany.

New York State Museum
New York State Museum0.57 KMs away from New York State Capitol

The New York State Museum is a research-backed institution in Albany. The museum houses art, artifacts (prehistoric and historic), and ecofacts that reflect New York’s cultural, natural, and geological development. it is the nation's oldest and largest state museum. The museum now occupies the first four floors of the Cultural Education Center.

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception0.61 KMs away from New York State Capitol

This is a Roman Catholic church near the Mansion District in Albany, New York. Built-in the period of 1848-1852, it is the mother church of the Diocese of Albany. In 1976 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Lincoln Park
Lincoln Park1.04 KMs away from New York State Capitol

This is an urban park located in Albany, Newyork. This was Albany's first playground. The park features Albany's only outdoor non-wading swimming pool, along with several tennis courts, basketball courts, and football and baseball fields and more.

Washington Park
Washington Park1.42 KMs away from New York State Capitol

It is the city's premier park and the site of many festivals and gatherings. As public property, it dates back to the city charter in 1686 and has seen many uses including that of gunpowder storage, square/parade grounds, and cemetery. Daily a lot of people visit this place every day and is one of the popular tourist attractions in Albany county.

Buckingham Lake
Buckingham Lake4.18 KMs away from New York State Capitol

This is a body of water located in a residential area of Albany, New York. The lake is adjacent to Buckingham Lake Park, a small recreation area with picnic tables and playground equipment. The lake is surrounded by a gravel path that is a few feet wide. Streets that border the lake include Berkshire Boulevard, Euclid Avenue, Lenox Avenue, and Colonial Avenue.

Thacher Park
Thacher Park20.52 KMs away from New York State Capitol

This is a state park located southwest of Albany. The park has several hiking trails that offer panoramic views of the Green Mountains in Vermont and the Taconic Mountains of the Hudson Valley.