Albany and Central New York

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  • 1. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum


    The ball that Babe Ruth hit for his 500th home run and Shoeless Joe Jackson's shoes are among the memorabilia that help to make this shrine...Read More

  • 2. Farmers' Museum


    The 10 acres on which this museum is set have been dedicated to farming in one way or another since the days of James Fenimore Cooper. Stone...Read More

  • 3. Fenimore Art Museum


    Native, folk, fine, and decorative American art is displayed in a brick neoclassical mansion that dates from the 1930s. Paintings of landscapes...Read More

  • 4. Glimmerglass State Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

    Enjoy average summer temperatures of 72°F in the deep woods of this state park on Otsego Lake 8 mi north of the village of Cooperstown. In warm...Read More

  • 5. Heroes of Baseball Wax Museum


    It's great to read about and trade cards of your favorite players, but this museum puts you face-to-face with them. Thirty-odd baseball legends...Read More

  • 6. Hyde Hall

    Building/Architectural Site

    Its legacy is as remarkable as its architecture: from the time it was built in 1819 until it was sold to New York State in 1964, Hyde Hall remained...Read More

  • 7. National Soccer Hall of Fame


    This interactive, hands- (and feet-) on museum displays soccer-related memorabilia, equipment, trophies, and photographs. In the Kicks Zone...Read More

  • 8. Brewery Ommegang


    The affinity with all things Belgian, not just the beer, is palpable at this brewery, an elegant, white, wooden structure with an unusual...Read More

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