Built to transport goods and people, the Erie Canal also shaped the nation, giving rise to cities and carrying new ideas to villages and towns. Stay in an 1800s inn or stop at one of the many historical attractions in the region. Enjoy a one of a kind look at American history.

 Albany

Shaker Heritage Society

  25 Meeting House Road
  (518) 456-7890
  visit website

Ten Broeck Mansion

  9 Ten Broeck Place
  (518) 436-9826
  visit website

Discover Albany Visitors Center

  25 Quackenbush Square
  (518) 434-0405
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Albany Institute of History and Art

  125 Washington Avenue
  (518) 463-4478
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New York State Capitol

  Washington Avenue and State St
  (518) 474-2418
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Albany City Hall

  Eagle Street & Washington Ave
  (518) 434-5075
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New York State Museum

  Empire State Plaza & Madison Ave
  (518) 474-5877
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Executive Mansion

  138 Eagle Street
  (518) 473-7521
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Destroyer Escort U.S.S. Slater

  Broadway & Quay Street
  (518) 431-1943
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Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site

  32 Catherine Street
  (518) 434-0834
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Historic Cherry Hill

  523 S Pearl Street
  (518) 434-4791
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 Amsterdam

Walter Elwood Museum

  100 Church Street
  (518) 843-5151
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Noteworthy Indian Museum

  2 Prospect St
  (518) 843-4761

 Cohoes

Harmony Mills Complex

  North Mohawk Street
  (518) 237-6518
  visit website

 Cooperstown

National Baseball Hall of Fame-Cooperstown

  25 Main Street
  (607) 547-7200
  visit website

 Fonda

Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community

  4934 Route 5
  (518) 673-2534
  visit website

Saint Kateri Tekawitha National Shrine and Historic Site

  3636 NY-5
  (518) 853-3646
  visit website

 Fort Johnson

Fort Johnson National Historic Landmark

  Route 5 & Fort Johnson Avenue
  (518) 843-0300
  visit website

 Fort Plain

Old Palatine Church

  Old Mill Road
  (518) 993-3539
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Fort Plain Museum

  389 Canal Street/Route 5S
  (518) 993-2527
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Fort Plain Free Library and Visitor Center

  19 Willett Street
  (518) 993-4646
  visit website


 Fultonville

National Shrine of North American Martyrs

  136 Shrine Road
  (518) 853-3939
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 Little Falls

Little Falls Historical Society Museum

  319 S Ann Street
  (315) 823-0643
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Herkimer Home State Historic Site

  200 Route 169
  (315) 823-0398
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Indian Castle Church

  Route 5S
  (315) 823-2099
  visit website


 Rotterdam Junction

Keepers of the Circle Native American Center

  1180 Main Street
  (518) 887-2590
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Mabee Farm Historic Site

  1100 Main St
  (518) 887-5073

 Schenectady

Schenectady County Historical Society

  32 Washington Avenue
  (518) 382-5147
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Schenectady Stockade National Historic District

  Front Street
  (518) 374-0263
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miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science)

  15 Nott Terrace Heights
  (518) 382-7890
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 St. Johnsville

Margaret Reaney Memorial Library & Museum

  19 Kingsbury Avenue
  (518) 568-7822
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Fort Klock Historic Restoration

  7214 Route 5
  (518) 568-7779
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Nellis Tavern & Canal Locks Restoration

  7355 Route 5
  (315) 866-2619
  visit website


 Troy

Crailo State Historic Site

  9-1/2Riverside Avenue
  (518) 463-8738
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Oakwood Cemetery

  50 101st Street
  (518) 272-7520
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Children’s Museum of Science & Technology

  250 Jordan Road
  (518) 235-2120
  visit website


Rensselaer County Historical Society

  57 Second Street
  (518) 272-7232
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Burden Iron Works Museum

  1 E. Industrial Parkway
  (518) 274-5267
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 Waterford

Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center

  2 Museum Lane
  (518) 238-0809
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