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Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center

Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center Review

The center's museum gallery is a good place for an orientation. Displays trace the city's history and define its neighborhoods; some include cultural artifacts. The center, downtown, has basic visitor information and often serves as a starting point for guided tours.

Within the visitor center is the Henry Hudson Planetarium, which presents various shows and lectures. The star-sighting program, an interactive show, is held the second Saturday of each month at 1 pm. $3.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Quackenbush Sq., Albany, NY 12207 | Map It
  • Phone: 518/434–0405
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Weekdays 9–4, weekends 10–4
  • Website:
  • Location: Albany

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