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Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web
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  • The museum is small, but just the right size. We saw 4 different exhibits without getting museum overload. The gift shop was full of tempting goodies. There's also a cafe. The staff were very helpful,...  read more »
  • This museum offers North American reciprocal entry, so that was a plus. Gentlemen who welcomed us was so nice. There was a fun exhibit called Art of Seating which included chairs throughout the years,...  read more »
  • Fascinating, eclectic and very enjoyable exhibit of seldom seen items from the museum's collection. A wonderful combination of history and art. And the written descriptions accompanying each piece wer...  read more »
  • I only visited the cafe and gift shop. The cafe has a great selection of Crisan pastries and cakes.
  • Great museum. They have a few hidden gems as paintings by Search Thomas Gainsborough.
  • Nice museum in downtown Albany which focuses on the art and history of the Hudson Valley including the Hudson River School and features works by Thomas Cole.
  • I am not really an art history kind of person but their selection of local works was very cool, and there is a mummy.
  • Its a small museum but it has very interesting exhibits about our area and even has a mummy!
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