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With each of our four changing seasons, comes different scenery and events - an abundance of tulips in the spring, nonstop outdoor fun in the summer, gorgeous fall foliage in autumn, and in winter...a wonderland! Albany offers a taste of everything, and not just with our eclectic cuisine. Events and festivals abound. Historic sites and government buildings offer tours and impressive architecture. Parks, memorials, art galleries, museums, and planetariums are found at every turn. Use the drop-down box below to browse through a list of our area attractions...
Eagle Street, Albany, NY 12207. (518) 434-5075. Romanesque structure built by H.H. Richardson in 1881. Of interest in the interior: common council room, carillon, several murals and carvings.
The Ten Broeck Mansion was built in 1797-98 for General Abraham Ten Broeck and his wife, Elizabeth Van Rensselaer. The home is a Federal-style house with sloping lawns and formal gardens. The
The first licensed distillery in Albany since Prohibition, the Albany Distilling Company produces a full range of hand-crafted, small-batch distilled spirits. Tours and tastings offered; products
The building that originally served as a water pumping station, now serves as a staffed tourist information center that provides an orientation to the City of Albany. The museum galleries offers
Located within New York's Capital District, the Albany Pine Bush Preserve is one of only twenty inland pine barrens left in the entire world and widely considered to be the best example. The
Established on October 7, 1844, the Albany Rural Cemetery is one of the most beautiful and historic cemeteries in upstate New York. Its 467 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds include the burial
The Altamont Fair is a three county fair representing Albany, Schenectady and Greene Counties. It is a non-profit, public educational and historical society supported entirely by admissions, rentals,
The American Italian Heritage Museum, 1227 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12205 (518) 435-1979 is located in a former church built in 1922. The beautiful unique mission church honors the Italian
Ommegang is hard to pronounce but easy to find. Located just five miles south of Cooperstown, NY, our farmstead brewery is open year-round for daily tours and tastings. An intimate walking tour puts