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Featured Museums & Exhibits

African American Museum of Nassau County

Offers a variety of programs: guided tours, film screenings, craft activities, and theme workshops. Groups can delve into Hidden History, a program examining the lesser-known inventors, creators, and leaders of African heritage. 110 N. Franklin St., Hempstead, NY 11550. Nassau County. Tel: 516-572-0730. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Akwesane Cultural Center

Lear about the Mohawk Nation community of Akwesasne through the museums artifacts such as baskets, photographs, and more. 321 NY-37, Hogansburg, NY 13655. Tel: 518-358-2240. Cost: Fee.

Albany Institute of History & Art

In a program about the Hudson River School painters, groups can use landscape painting as a way to explore 19th century American culture, and past attitudes toward the environment. 125 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12210. Tel: 518-463-4478. Cost: Fee.

American Italian Museum and Cultural Center

Exhibits showcase the work of Italian artists, giving groups a chance to understand Italian culture through art. 1227 Central Ave. Albany, NY 12205. Tel: 518-435-1979. Cost: Fee.

Amherst Museum

3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd., Amherst, New York 14228. 716-689-1440. Experience 19th century life on the Niagara Frontier and tour historic homes, churches and one-room schoolhouses on 35-acre grounds with exhibits on local history, textiles, art and the Erie Canal. Fee.

Bronck Museum

Campers can learn more about the 17th century house and barns featuring period furniture and exhibits of life in Dutch colonial times. 90 County Rd. 42, Coxsackie, NY 12051. Tel: 518-731-6490. Cost: Fee.

Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society

Groups can explore the Niagara Frontier’s rich history through the museum's 100,000 artifacts, 200,000 photographs, and 20,000 books that provide insight into the history of Western New York. 1 Museum Ct., Buffalo, NY 14216. Tel: 716-873-9644 ext. 304. Cost: Fee.