Opens March 08, 2017
Kids Curate
Opens February 24, 2017
Ice Ages
Through January 06, 2019
Hudson Valley Ruins
Through December 31, 2017

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Gem & Mineral Show

The 24th Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale

Saturday & Sunday,
February 18-19

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Admission is $5 (cash only);
children ages 12 and under are free.

Kids Curate

Kids Curate

The votes are in! Visit the State Museum February 24 – 26, 2017 to see what objects are on display for the first exhibition at the museum curated by children across the state!

Cohoes Mastodon

The Cohoes Mastodon

For the past 150 years, the Cohoes Mastodon has been a beloved feature of the New York State Museum. Learn more about its life and origins, its ancient and modern past, and how the Cohoes Mastodon will continue to intrigue and thrill Museum-goers for years to come.

Proposed view of museum renovation

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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