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Education

detail from a classroom in the Museum

As an agency of the New York State Department of Education, the history of education in New York is a significant component of the New York State Museum’s collections. Materials range from furniture and portraits of New York State Education Commissioners and Board of Regents, to materials found in the classroom such as desks and textbooks.