Sights & Attractions in Albany and Central New York

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Things to Do in Albany

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
USS Slater
USS Slater . This warship is the last of 565...
Nautical Sites Albany
 
Albany Aqua Ducks
From April through October, you can tour the...
Tours Albany
 
Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center
The center's museum gallery is a good place...
Information Centers Albany
 
Albany Institute of History and Art
The 1791 museum, the state's oldest, has annual...
Museums / Galleries Albany
 
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
The country's oldest neo-Gothic cathedral,...
Religious Sites Albany
 
City Hall
American architect Henry Hobson Richardson, who...
Government Buildings Albany
 
Corning Preserve
The Hudson River Way Pedestrian Bridge leads to...
Nature Preserves Albany
 
Corning Tower
An elevator whisks you up 589 feet to the...
Viewpoints Albany
 
Five Rivers Environmental Center
Outdoor education programs, ¼- to 2-mi hiking...
Nature Preserves Albany
 
Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza
The ¼-mi-long, 98-acre concourse includes modern...
Squares Albany
 
Historic Cherry Hill
The 1787 Georgian house was the home of Philip...
Houses / Mansions Albany
 
New York State Capitol
It took more than 30 years to complete this grand...
Government Buildings Albany
 
New York State Executive Mansion
Wraparound porches, a balconied gable, and...
Houses / Mansions Albany
 
New York State Museum
The museum explores the state's history,...
Museums / Galleries Albany
 
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
Philip Schuyler, a Revolutionary War general, was...
Houses / Mansions Albany
 
Shaker Heritage Society and Meeting House
Through exhibits and tours, the preservation...
Historic Districts / Sites Albany
 
State University of New York at Albany
About 18,000 students are enrolled at this state...
Educational Institutions Albany
 
Ten Broeck Mansion
Family portraits and period furnishings fill this...
Houses / Mansions Albany

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