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Historic Cherry Hill

  • 523 1/2 S Pearl St Albany, NY 12202
  • Albany Metro
  • Overview

    Historic Cherry Hill tells a story of America through the lives and experiences of five generations of an Albany, New York, household. One of Albany's most recognizable landmarks, Cherry Hill was built in 1787 for Philip and Maria Van Rensselaer and continuously lived in until 1963 by extended family, enslaved people, descendants, and servants—who left artifacts, documents, and stories behind. The house is currently in its final stage of an extensive restoration, presenting a rare opportunity to see the restoration process and the bones of a remarkably authentic historic structure. Open April through December, guided tours on Wednesdays and Saturdays starting at 1, 2, and 3pm.

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    • Monday Hours: Closed
    • Tuesday Hours: Closed
    • Wednesday Hours: 1-4pm
    • Thursday Hours: Closed
    • Friday Hours: Closed
    • Saturday Hours: 1-4pm
    • Sunday Hours: Closed
    • Tour Times: 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 pm, Wednesday and Saturday
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    • Admission Fee: $5 adults; $4 seniors and college students; $ children 6-17; Free 5 and under
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