Albany and Central New York Sights

Schenectady County Historical Society & Museum

  • 32 Washington Ave. Map It
  • Schenectady

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

A stenciled floor and a huge 1930s dollhouse are among the highlights of this museum, which fills the 1896 Georgian-style Dora Jackson House with its 18th-century furniture, paintings, costumes, toys, and household and military items. The Grems-Doolittle Library has Revolutionary War records, newspapers from the 1800s, and the papers of Charles Steinmetz, an inventor who developed alternate-current motors.

Sight Information

Address:

32 Washington Ave., Schenectady, New York, 12305, United States

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Phone:

518-374–0263

Website: www.schist.org

Sight Details:

  • Museum $3, library $5
  • Weekdays 9–5, Sat. 10–2

Published 10/27/2015

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