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Address: 25 Quackenbush Sq., Albany, NY 12207
Phone Number: 518-434-0405
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Visitors center - a bit of a gem

This is a bit hidden away - you don't see it from the road, but persevere & it's a little gem. Has a lovely little museum showing you the history of Albany, which really tells you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a bit hidden away - you don't see it from the road, but persevere & it's a little gem. Has a lovely little museum showing you the history of Albany, which really tells you a lot in a small space. The desk is manned by a lovely lady who is interested in you & your visit & knows... More 

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

leWe were very happy to have gone to the Visitors center. Very good display of all the history of Albany. The woman who worked there was very informative and helpful. Don,t miss going there

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Lewiston, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Great exhibits on the history of Albany, along with the most comprehensive visitor assistance by far in Albany! The staff is outstanding and feel free to ask them anything! They have free maps, brochures, a walking tour brochure, and a great gift shop and planetarium open weekends. A great naval exhibit as well. Spend at least one hour here!

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Kinderhook, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice place to get an overview of the city and history. Always friendly people here. Full of interesting displays and free information.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were visiting friends and family in Albany for three days and were encouraged by my brother in law to go to the Visitors Centre. We were very glad we did as I found it so interesting. I was born in Albany and my parents had lived their whole lives in the area so I was familiar with much of... More 

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Bribie Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We arrived around 4.55 as the place was getting ready to close. We were welcomed by a smiling female staff member who was not in a rush to leave. She took time to answer all of our questions, provide maps and local information. Couldn't have asked for more. We were only in Albany for 2 nights - 2 days so... More 

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Woking, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The exhibit about Albany was interesting. The girl on the desk wasn't as well informed as I had hoped.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Guy at the desk was super helpful. Went over the stuff we should see and stuff we shouldn't. Was a lot of information.

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Our tour guide Peter was a savior to our ever failing plans during our reunion. The Brown Coach company sent an driver whom didn't know Albany, with a false itinerary. We finally got to Peter half an hour late and he gave us the best tour in the amount of time he had left. He actually had a tad more... More 

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On The Road
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

What a great place to visit in Albany New York, A great little trinket shop, Great musem area awesome ambiance. A perfect place to see some history. We love you Subbie and staff...

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Address: Address: 25 Quackenbush Sq., Albany, NY 12207
Phone Number: 518-434-0405
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany

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