Discover the heritage and history of New York state.
The New York State Museum is located in downtown Albany across from Lincoln Park. It features galleries depicting the Adirondack wilderness, the city that never sleeps, local Native American heritage, and more. Permanent exhibits include the Ice Ages, Minerals of New York, Fire Engine Hall, World Trade Center, and the Birds of New York.
This museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9:30 am to 5 pm. Admission is free to all visitors; however, they always welcome donations. Please note that parking is available on the west side of the museum at the Madison Avenue Lot, there are also limited metered parking spots on the street. Anyone who is interested in learning about nature and history will enjoy their time at this state museum. Don't hesitate to visit this place the next time you're in Albany, New York.