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Timed Ticket: Museum Admission

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Explore New York's oldest museum and enjoy exhibitions ranging from colonial history to contemporary art.

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NOTE: While we plan to be open on Wednesday, June 16, we are NOT accepting timed tickets for that day due to scheduled road closures planned for the area immediately around the museum. If you are planning to visit on June 16, please be prepared for road closures and parking restrictions. Learn more on our website.


Advanced tickets are strongly suggested at this time. Please be prepared to show your membership or photo ID at the Admission Desk.

  • Museum Members: Free Please show membership card or photo ID upon arrival
  • Adult: $10
  • Senior (62+): $8 Please show photo ID upon arrival
  • Student: $8 Please show photo ID upon arrival
  • Children (6-12): $6
  • Children under 6: Free


One discount per transaction. Select tickets and then add promo code. Please be prepared to show your card at the Admission Desk.

  • AAA/CAA: $2 off | Promo code: AAA/CAA
  • Bank of America Museums on Us program: Free admission to museum galleries each first full weekend of the month for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders | Promo code: BOAMuseumsOnUs
  • Veteran: $2 off with ID | Promo code: Veteran
  • Healthcare Worker: $2 off with ID | Promo code: Health
  • Museums for All: Free admission for SNAP EBT and WIC cardholders (up to four people per card) through the Museums For All program | Promo code: MuseumsforAll
  • Blue Star: Free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, through the Blue Star Museums program | Promo code: BlueStar


There is no need to register for advance tickets if you will be using one of the Museum Library Passes available at many regional libraries.


Please note that at this time, refunds (minus the EventBrite service charge) are available up to 48 hours in advance of your scheduled visit. Thank you for understanding.

Walk-in Visitors

The Albany Institute will accept walk-in visitors and cash payments, but advance online tickets are strongly encouraged.

NOTE: If sales have closed for an upcoming time/date, please call our Visitor Services at (518) 463-4478 to find out if there is space available during that time slot for you to visit.

We look forward to welcoming you to the museum!

Go to our website for information about our new policies and procedures, as well as a list of FAQs to help you prepare for your visit.

At this time, all staff and visitors over the age of 2 must wear a mask or face covering while at the museum. Free single use masks will be available at the Admissions Desk if you do not bring one.

Current exhibitions at the Albany Institute of History & Art include:

  • A Sense of Time: The Historical Art of L. F. Tantillo (January 27-July 25, 2021)
  • The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute (ongoing)
  • Ancient Egypt (ongoing)
  • Traders & Culture: Albany and the Formation of American Identity (ongoing)
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