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New York State Museum - Things to Know Before Visiting

222 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12230, USA


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About New York State Museum

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.

Attractions Near New York State Museum

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception0.15km from New York State Museum

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 Park0.49km from New York State Museum

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.

New York State Capitol
New York State Capitol0.57km from New York State Museum

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.

Albany Institute of History & Art
Albany Institute of History & Art0.8km from New York State Museum

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 Albany1km from New York State Museum

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.

Washington Park
Washington Park1.44km from New York State Museum

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.

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Albany County
Albany County
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Albany County constitutes the central core of the Capital District of New York State. s originally established by the English government in the colonial era, Albany County had an indefinite amount of land.