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The Irish American Heritage Museum

370 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207-2973
+1 518-427-1916
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Informative fun!

This was such a cool gem tucked away in the city! The woman that was there was very helpful. Their... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Kate R
Small but informative

This is a very small little museum so if you are seeing other attractions in the area and you love... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Hurley, New York
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370 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207-2973
+1 518-427-1916
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

This was such a cool gem tucked away in the city! The woman that was there was very helpful. Their library in the back is absolutely amazing!

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a very small little museum so if you are seeing other attractions in the area and you love learning about the Irish it's worth a stop. The current exhibit is a focus of the irish and the work on the Erie Canal and...More

Thank wperruna
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We stopped by this museum and stayed for several hours. Enjoyed the exhibits and reviewed the many library books. We found out that we can order books from there thru out local library.

Thank James S
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were in Albany for a day and found this place. It is very quaint little exhibit and library depicting Irish American heritage. The current exhibit discussed the history of the Erie Canal. Wonderful way to spend an hour or so.

1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We had a groupon deal for admission into the museum. We arrived about 1pm on Sun, March 12. The sign in the window said it was open from 12-4. It wasn't. I would suggest calling before heading out to make sure it is open. We...More

Thank vermontsojourneys
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This is just a small museum, but it had a great photography exhibit the day we stopped in, and the woman who worked there was incredibly friendly and informative. This is a local treasure for Irish people as well as non-Irish who might enjoy Irish...More

1  Thank Kay M
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I regularly visit the museum on the first Friday of the month for storytelling by some very good seanachaie. But there are other programs offered at times like thev3 hour workshop on NY first Irish governor-Martin H. Glynn. I frequently check the website to find...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 8 July 2016

There are only one or two exhibits here but the host was very friendly and helpful. The exhibits were on Saratoga and the Women of the Rising - women who were somehow involved in the 1916 Easter Uprising in Dublin. It was an hour -...More

Thank dmount2001
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Wanted to visit on a Sunday after a wedding and hours stated were 12noon to 4pm. Went at 1pm, but it was not open, returned later to find still not open. Very disappointed!

Thank mcgon
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Informative. Lost of pictures and detailed information on immigration and how they helped form our modern communjty.

Thank 427keith
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