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New York State Museum

222 Madison Ave
Albany , NY , 12230
Phone: 518-474-5877
42° 38' 54.006" N, 73° 45' 42.1524" W
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Kathleen Morehouse
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The New York State Museum is a center of art, science, and history dedicated to exploring the human and natural history of the state. Established in 1836, it is the oldest and largest state museum in the country. From its beginning, the Museum has been home to some of the nation’s leading scientists, including the founders of American paleontology, ethnology, botany and mycology. Its collections rank among the finest in many fields and total more than 16 million scientific specimens and one million cultural objects.


After-school is a busy time of day at the New York State Museum! On average, 40 young people, ages 8-18, converge on the Museum from a variety of Albany City schools. For more info. on the After-School programs, contact


222 Madison Ave
Albany, NY, 12230
United States



Summer at the Museum at the New York State Museum

11 am to 1 pm