State Museum Hosts "New York State's Great Places and Spaces" on January 11

Release Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Contact Information: 
Contact: Office of Communications Phone: (518) 474-1201

Representatives from over a dozen New York State historic sites and cultural organizations will provide educational hands-on activities, unique artifacts to explore and information about upcoming events during the annual “New York State’s Great Places and Spaces” program on Saturday, January 11 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the New York State Museum.

Participating organizations include: Adirondack Experience; Capital District Civil War Round Table; Crailo State Historic Site; Empire State Aerosciences Museum; Empire State Plaza Visitor Center; Johnson Hall State Historic Site; New Windsor Cantonment & Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Sites; Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum; Schenectady County Historical Society; Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site; Shaker Heritage Society; The Hyde Collection; The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame; The Olana Partnership; Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region, Inc.

The State Museum is a program of the New York State Education Department’s Office of Cultural Education. Located at 222 Madison Avenue in Albany, the Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It is closed on the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Admission is free. Further information about programs and events can be obtained by calling (518) 474-5877 or visiting the Museum website.