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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...
A Celtic festival of arts, featuring pipe bands, highland dancing, athletics, clans, celtic folk/rock music, sheep and scottie dog exhibition and much more. Fun for the whole family.History: The
The first Cathedral of the Episcopal Church in the United States. The cathedral is the 5th largest in the nation and 27th largest in the world.
The Cathedral is the spiritual center, “the Mother Church“ of the 14 counties of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. The Cathedral houses the “Cathedra”, the Bishop’s Chair and symbol of his
The Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST ) is the only science center in the Capital Region where children and parents can explore, discover, and imagine the world of science together.
Crailo State Historic Site is a museum of Colonial New Netherland history in the upper Hudson Valley. Crailo was built in the early eighteenth-century by Hendrick Van Rensselaer, grandson of Kiliaen
Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza - one of the most spectacular capital centers in the country. The Plaza is the seat of government operations for New York State - it occupies 98
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is one of about two dozen federally designated national heritage areas or corridors in the nation. The purpose of designating the Erie Canalway as a
The New York State Executive Mansion is located on Eagle Street in downtown Albany. This historic house has been home to New York's governors and their families since 1875. Tours are available
More than 50,000 square feet of fire apparatus, equipment, gear and memorabilia depicting the history of firefighting in a moving tribute to those brave men and women who have served their