Tuesday - Sunday, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day
The NYS Museum is free. Donations are accepted at the door.
The Carousel is free. Donations are accepted.
New York State Museum
Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12230
Parking is available in the two lots adjacent to the Museum, both off of Madison Ave.
Parking in these lots is free after 2 pm and on weekends.
Detailed Parking Information
Main Lobby Desk: 518-474-5877
The New York State Museum is fully accessible.
The Museum has strollers and wheelchairs for our visitors' comfort and convenience. Please stop at the Main Lobby Desk or call 518-474-5877.
The Museum Shop
The Museum Shop is a delightful place to shop for gifts or souvenirs.
The Museum Shop is open Tuesday through Sunday, 9:30 AM - 5 PM.
Profits from the Museum Shop help support the Museum. The Shop carries everything from fine jewelry made by New York State artists, to postcards and everything in between.
Hours: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Hours: 10 am–4:30 pm, generally every 15 minutes