of History and Art - Has a diverse collection of more than 20,000
objects which reflect the significance of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley
region in American history and art history.
New York State
Museum - Has one of the most significant collections of New
York State's natural and human history. Features realistic environmental settings that explore the natural and cultural evolution of New York State.
Open 10-5 daily.
Junior Museum - A hands-on museum featuring
astronomy exhibit, historical exhibits and live animal habitats. Open
Wednesday-Friday from 1-5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed
Christmas, Easter, 4th of July and Thanksgiving. $2 per child with 2 free
Museum - The oldest
continuously operating U.S. arsenal. It houses exhibits tracing cannon design
and development, arsenal manufactured equipment and leather goods. The
arsenal, founded in 1813, today produces cannons for tanks and other weapons.
The arsenal museum is free and open to the public from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday