Jack's Oyster House
New York State Museum
New York State Museum documents the state's political, cultural and natural history.
Albany Institute of History & Art
East of the plaza, Albany Institute of History & Art houses decorative arts and works by Hudson River School painters.
Albany City Hall
Albany City Hall is also worth a visit for its grand 19th-century architecture; call ahead for tour times.
Justin's has live jazz every night of the week, as well as serving dinner and drinks.
Albany Pump Station
42 State St · interesting places nearby
Jack's Oyster House information
To experience Albany in all its elegant and back-room-dealing clubby glory, try Jack's Oyster House , an almost 100-year-old family-owned restaurant serving huge porterhouse steaks and seafood dishes with a French twist. Lunchtime burgers and crab cakes are a more affordable option.