Residents and visitors alike enjoy four unique seasons of entertaining events, historic masterpieces, unique cultural attractions, regional shopping centers, and a taste for culinary delights from around the world. With convenient access via plane, train, and automobile, Albany is the perfect destination for all types of travelers.
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The Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, located in historic Quackenbush Square, features exhibits, an orientation film and tours which provide an overview of the history of Albany. Guided and self-guided tours are also available via trolley, bus and walking tours. The staffed center is also the home of the Henry Hudson Planetarium.
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