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Albany:

Albany Center Galleries
23 Monroe St., Albany, NY 12210
(518)462-4775
Exhibitions of local artists. Cafe on premises. Open year round M-F 10AM-3PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12210
(518)463-4478
Changing exhibitions and permanent exhibitions featuring AIHA collections including Hudson River School, Colonial Albany, Egypt Gallery (includes real mummies). Open year round T-Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun 12NOON - 5PM. Handicap accessible. Limited parking. Admission: $7 Adults, $5 Seniors/Students, $3 Children (ages 6 - 12) and FREE for Children, age 5 and younger

Irish American Heritage Museum
19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
(518)432-6598

New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza, Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY
(518)474-5877
Three major exhibits: NYC, Upstate and Native Americans in NYS. Free admission (donation requested).

Schuyler Mansion
32 Catherine St., Albany, NY 12202
(518)434-0834
State historic site, National Historic Landmark. Federal period furnishings, accessories. Open April-October, W-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

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Caroga Lake:

Caroga Historical Museum
London Bridge Road, Caroga Lake, NY 12032
(518)835-4400
Outdoor museum complex. Open Jul-Aug, W-Su 1-5PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

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Colonie:

Pruyn House
207 Old Niskayuna Road, Colonie, NY 12128
(518)783-1435
On National Registry of Historic Places. Open year round, M-F 9AM-4PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

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Eagle Bridge:

Mount Nebo Gallery
Off Route 22
Grandma Moses Road, Eagle Bridge, NY 12057
(518)686-4334
Features prints and lithographs by Will Moses. Open year round, M-F 9AM-4PM, Sa 10AM-5PM. Free admission.

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Fort Edward:

Old Fort House Museum
29 Broadway, PO Box 106, Fort Edward, NY 12828
(518)747-9600
old-fort-house-museum@juno.com
One of the regions oldest museums: visit Fort Edward's past on our 3.5 acre campus with five historic buildings, plus research center and museum shop. On US Route 4; within walk of NYS Barge Canal yacht basin. Main buildings accessible. Seasonal. Modest admission for adults. Open 1 - 4 p.m. Daily (Except July 4: June 1 - Aug 31. Sept.-October: Weekends; December 7-21.

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Gloversville:

Fulton County Museum
237 Kingsboro Ave., Gloversville, NY 12078
(518)725-2203
We provide a full look at the begining of Fulton County, through it's Wars, Leather industry and Colonial period. Era exhibits date from the 1700's - present day. On our first floor, exhibits include our Colonial Room featuring many artifacts. We also have our Early Settlers Room featuring area Fire Departments, Old Homesteads, Postcards, Businesses and some attire from the early era. We also have our realistic Glove Shop that features the making of gloves throughout it's begining. Our Summer exhibit is World War I to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the war. Upstairs on our 2nd floor features our Reseach Center, Quilting and Loom making with an authentic Loom and ladies and mens attire throughout the years of the county. Also included is furniture from earlier times. Our Railroad exhibits along with Sacandaga Park and Resevoir are also located on the 2nd floor. Our tool exhibit features many early stlye tools used in the area. Our Tanning Room, located on the bottom floor interacts with the Silk Mills with items and photographs of how leather was tanned in earlier years. Open May 15th - September, Tuesday - Saturday 12 noon - 4 p.m.

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Johnstown:

Johnson Hall
Hall Avenue, Johnstown, NY 12095
(518)762-8712
National Historic Landmark, State Historic Site. Home of Sir William Johnson, circa 1760's. Admission fee: Adults $3, Senior Citizens $2, Children aged 6 - 12, $1, Friends of Johnson Hall members, free. Open year round, May 15 through October 31, Saturday 10AM to 5PM, Sunday 1PM to 5PM.

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Lansingburgh:

Lansingburgh Historical Society
2 114th Street, Lansingburgh, NY
(518)235-3501

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Mayfield:

Tamarack Bird and Wild Life Museum
5 mi off Rte 30
Mountain Road, Mayfield, NY 12117
(518)863-6796
Mounted wildlife, rocks and minerals, Indian artifacts. Open year round, M-Sa 8AM-5PM. Free admission.

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Rensselaer:

Crailo
9 1/2 Riverside Ave, Rensselaer, NY 12144
(518)463-8738
National Historic Landmark, State Historic Landmark. Home of Van Rensselaers. Features Hudson Valley Dutch culture. Open Apr-Oct, W-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

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Scotia:

Cottage Sweet Cottage .com
Scotia
215 First St, Scotia, NY 12302
(518)488-9262
Murals, art studio including watercolors and instruction, vintage items for sale in studio and on eBay store MaryFrances Boutique. Open year round, Daily but please call to make sure I'm there and not out painting!

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Shushan:

Shushan Covered Bridge Museum
County Route 61, Shushan, NY 12873
(518)854-7220
On National Register of Historic Sites. Local history museum located in period covered bridge. Open Jul-Aug Tu-Su 1-5PM, otherwise weekend only. Free admission.

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Troy:

Fulton Street Gallery
408 Fulton Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518)274-8464 (518)274-8479(fax)
Located in historic downtown Troy, New York, Fulton Street Gallery is an independent non-profit art gallery whose mission is to promote the knowledge and appreciation of contemporary art in the Capital Region through the coordination of exhibitions of regional and international artists work. Founded in 1997, we have enjoyed working in partnership with the community and its resources which include the many colleges and universities of the area and the local arts councils. Support comes through individual contributions, corporate under writing, grants and members fees. The guidelines set by the New York Council for the Arts are used for our annual international juried exhibitions. Because our exhibitions cover a wide variety of topics and have focused on women, the homeless, body images and health issues, computers, urban and rural society, we appeal to a wide audience. Each year we offer a variety of exhibitions two international, two regional ( open or themed ) and solo and small group. We serve about 200 artists annually. Open open year round, please call for hours as this changes from month to month.

Rensselaer County Council for the Arts
189 Second Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518)273-0552
Gallery of regional, contemporary art. Open year round, W-Sa 1-4PM, Jul-Aug W-F 1-4PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

Troy's RiverSpark Visitor Center
251 River Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518)271-0820
Troy's RiverSpark Visitor Center contains information and museum exhibits about the beautiful Hudson River city of Troy. Open year round, Tue-Sat, 11am-6pm; Thursday, 11am-8pm; 1st Sun of month, 12pm-5pm.

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Waterford:

Als American Dqartboards
18 Weaver Ave., Waterford, NY 12188
(518)237-6331 (800)689-8318 (518)237-6331(fax)
Last existing manufacturer of AMERICAN DARTBOARD's hand crafted of basswood still made in the entire world. Museum of the History Of American Dartboards. Pictorial history and hands-on trial and demonstrations. Factory store offers half price sale of slight defective dartboards. Open May thru November, BY appointment.

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Watervliet:

Watervliet Arsenal Museum
Broadway, Watervliet, NY 12189
(518)266-5805
Cannons throughout the past 175 years. Open year round, Tu-F 10AM-3PM, closed holidays. Free admission.

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