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Albany and Central New York Sights

New York State Executive Mansion

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

Wraparound porches, a balconied gable, and turrets provide evidence of the 1856 building's progression of architectural phases, from Italianate to Second Empire and finally Queen Anne. The mansion has served as the official residence of New York's governors since 1875. To see the interior, you must take one of the guided tours, which last about an hour; because visiting times are so limited, reserve at least two weeks in advance.

Sight Information


138 Eagle St., Albany, New York, 12202, USA

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tours Sept.–June, Thurs. noon, 1, and 2

Updated 12/31/1969


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