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Top 9 attractions to explore in Albany County

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.

Attractions in Albany County

Albany Institute of History & Art125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210, USA

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.

Buckingham LakeBuckingham Lake, Albany, NY 12203, USA

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.

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception125 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12202, USA

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 Park228 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12202, USA

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 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.

New York State Museum222 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12230, USA

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.

Thacher Park1 Hailes Cave Rd, Voorheesville, NY 12186, USA

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.

The First Church in Albany110 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207, USA

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 ParkWashington Park, Albany, NY, USA

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.

Map of attractions in Albany County