New York State Museum
New York State Museum documents the state's political, cultural and natural history.
Albany City Hall
Albany City Hall is also worth a visit for its grand 19th-century architecture; call ahead for tour times.
Albany Institute of History & Art
East of the plaza, Albany Institute of History & Art houses decorative arts and works by Hudson River School painters.
A strip of bars and clubs on North Pearl St downtown gets hopping when workers spill out of the nearby government buildings, including...
Jack's Oyster House
To experience Albany in all its elegant and back-room-dealing clubby glory, try Jack's Oyster House , an almost 100-year-old...
Lonely Planet review
Justin's has live jazz every night of the week, as well as serving dinner and drinks.