Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany

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  • July 20, 2017
    First of all this doesn't look like a museum from the outside, it looks like another educational building on a college campus. The workers were really nice, and then once I entered I fell in-love. The...  more »
  • June 2, 2017
    My daughter and I drove up to Albany for a day and spent an hour here enjoying the collection. She has become interested in the Hudson River School of Artists and this was a good place to view some of...  more »
  • June 1, 2017
    I never would have expected to see mummies in a small museum in upstate New York but this museum has two! Including one that has been partially unwrapped so you can see the actual body. So cool! The r...  more »
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  • June 23, 2017
    Excellent museum. Went with son's 5th grade class. Great place for kids/groups. Knowledgeable, helpful staff
  • March 9, 2017
    This is a very small museum, but it's worth the visit. Since Albany had been the state capital for such a long time they have quite a few artifacts. The staff of very knowledgeable and willing to answer any questions you have. The museum is two buildings that have been looked together, one older and one modern. It's worthwhile to go up or down the staircase in the older building. The busts and sculptures are best viewed from all angles.
  • May 22, 2017
    Wonderful place to explore with the kids or on a date! They also have a lovely cafe inside!
  • April 19, 2017
    Beautiful peices. We came on Thursday witch is their free night
  • January 28, 2017
    Beautiful place with very interesting and wonderful art. Could use a bit better guide system I believe.

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