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Summer at the Museum

Summer at the Museum: Pop-up Series

Join us throughout the summer for a variety of "pop-up" programs that will engage and captivate curious kids and campers! Schedules will vary, but we guarantee that a rainy day will be full of activities. Visit our "Pop-up" Programs page for more information. 

Votes for Women

Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial

In honor of Women's History Month, we offer this preview of Votes for Women, opening in November 2017. Additionally, view a list of venues throughout the state that are hosting a traveling version of this exhibition.

A Spirit of Sacrifice Website

Online Feature - A Spirit of Sacrifice: New York State in the First World War

This detailed website features a timeline of America's involvement in World War I, highlights elements from the exhibition, and provides educators with detailed guides and lesson plans to use in the classroom!

Ice Ages

Ice Ages

This long-term exhibition explores both the landscape and animals of the Pleistocene, or Ice Ages, of New York.

Rendered view of museum renovation proposal

The State Museum is proud to share a master plan for the renovation of the Museum's galleries. The master plan calls for 35,000 square feet of new...

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August 22, 2017 to August 25, 2017
October 28, 2017

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