Highest-rated things to do in Albany, according to Tripadvisor

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October 10, 2021
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Highest-rated things to do in Albany, according to Tripadvisor

Every destination has reasons to visit, be it a nationally recognized landmark or a hometown favorite restaurant. Museums, parks, libraries, historic sites, performance venues—there’s always something to do, and no matter where you live or where you want to visit, you can find plenty to keep you busy. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated things to do in Albany on Tripadvisor.

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#25. Shaker Heritage Society

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (55 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites
- Address: 25 Meeting House Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1004
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#24. US Route 20

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (57 reviews)
- Type of activity: Scenic Drives
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#23. Albany City Hall

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (69 reviews)
- Type of activity: Government Buildings
- Address: 24 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207-1907
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#22. Albany Indoor Rockgym

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (23 reviews)
- Type of activity: Sports Complexes
- Address: 4 Vatrano Rd, Albany, NY 12205-3470
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#21. C.H. Evans Brewing Co.

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (83 reviews)
- Type of activity: Architectural Buildings, Breweries
- Address: 19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2311
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#20. Lark Street

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (121 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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#19. Empire State Plaza Convention Center

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (50 reviews)
- Type of activity: Convention Centers
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#18. Discover Albany Visitors Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (69 reviews)
- Type of activity: Visitor Centers
- Address: 25 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2311
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#17. Nine Pin Cider Works

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (45 reviews)
- Type of activity: Distilleries
- Address: 929 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207-1305
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#16. Huck Finn's Playland

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (42 reviews)
- Type of activity: Amusement & Theme Parks
- Address: 25 Erie Blvd, Albany, NY 12204-2581
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#15. Chester A. Arthur Memorial Tomb

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (62 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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#14. The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (46 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, History Museums
- Address: 194 Livingston Ave, Albany, NY 12210-2512
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#13. Albany Pine Bush Preserve

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (89 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas
- Address: New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205
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#12. Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (192 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality & Gift Shops, Visitor Centers
- Address: 100 South Mall Arterial Visitor Parking, Albany, NY 12210
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#11. The Egg

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (213 reviews)
- Type of activity: Theaters
- Address: Empire State Plaza Concourse Level, Albany, NY 12220
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#10. Palace Theatre

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (172 reviews)
- Type of activity: Theaters
- Address: 19 Clinton Ave, Albany, NY 12207-2211
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#9. Times Union Center

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (252 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 51 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207-1527
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#8. Erastus Corning II Tower

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (128 reviews)
- Type of activity: Architectural Buildings, Observation Decks & Towers
- Address: 100 South Mall Arterial, Albany, NY 12210
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#7. Crossgates

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (147 reviews)
- Type of activity: Shopping Malls
- Address: 1 Crossgates Mall Rd, Albany, NY 12203-5368
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#6. Albany Institute of History & Art

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (173 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-2202
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#5. Schuyler Mansion

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (125 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, History Museums
- Address: 32 Catherine St, Albany, NY 12202-1605
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#4. Washington Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (359 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: Madison Ave and Willet St, Albany, NY 12210
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#3. New York State Capitol

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (838 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries, Historic Sites
- Address: State St., Albany, NY 12207
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#2. USS Slater DE-766

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (441 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: Broadway and Quay Street, Albany, NY 12202-1002
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#1. New York State Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1094 reviews)
- Type of activity: Natural History Museums, Nature & Wildlife Areas
- Address: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12230
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