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Plan A Visit



MUSEUM HOURS

Open early April through late November Wednesday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m
Open major holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day
Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving Day

Hours subject to change without notice. Please feel free to call us at 518-431-1943 to confirm.

ADMISSION

Adults: $8
Seniors (65+) $7
Children 6 -14: $6
Children 5 and under: Free with family
Individual Membership: Free for cardholder*
Family Membership: Free for cardholder and immediate family*
*Member must present card at time of purchase.
Free admission for new members who join on the day of their visit.

Admission prices subject to change without notice.

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TOURS & SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Group rates are available for organizations wishing to tour the ship.
Please contact our tour coordinator or call 518-431-1943 for rates, availability and scheduling.

Click here for a list of our tours and special programs.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Your experience at the ship will take at least 90 minutes.
  • Food, beverages, candy, gum or tobacco products are not permitted aboard ship.  Water is the only refreshment provided at the museum.
  • The tour will require climbing open stairways and walking through tight spaces and may be strenuous for some visitors.
  • For your safety, wear low-heeled, non-slip walking shoes and casual dress.
  • Tours are given rain or shine. Visitors should opt for rain gear over use of umbrellas as they make traversing the ship difficult.
  • Large bags and strollers are not permitted on the ship.
  • Hand held cameras are permitted on the tour.  Tripods are not permitted.
  • There are no restrooms on board ship.  Please use our facilities on shore before the tour.
  • Pre-Visit Activities - Fun, family activities to try before visiting the ship.

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DIRECTIONS

Location:

Intersection of Broadway and Quay Streets, Albany, New York

GPS Location:

Latitude:      +42째 38' 33.02"
Longitude:    -73째 44' 59.02"

From the north:

Take I-87 S/NEW YORK STATE NORTHWAY . Merge onto I-90 E via EXIT 1E toward ALBANY/BOSTON. Merge onto I-787 S toward ALBANY/ RENSSELAER. Take the MADISON AVE exit, EXIT 3B, toward US-20 W/PORT OF ALBANY. Turn LEFT onto BROADWAY. Follow the curve of the road. At the traffic light drive straight into the parking lot next to the river. The USS SLATER is situated at the left side of the lot.

From the south:

Take I-87 N/NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY N toward ALBANY (portions toll). Merge onto I-787 N via EXIT 23 toward DOWNTOWN ALBANY/ RENSSELAER/TROY. Take EXIT 2 toward PORT OF ALBANY. Stay STRAIGHT on the exit ramp to the stop sign. Turn RIGHT onto CHURCH ST and cross the railroad tracks. Turn LEFT onto BROADWAY. Just past the large U-Haul storage building on the left there will be a traffic light. Turn right into the parking lot next to the river. The USS SLATER is situated at the left side of the lot.

From the west:

I-90 E/NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY E toward ALBANY (portions toll). Continue on I-90 E to downtown ALBANY. Merge onto I-787 S toward ALBANY/RENSSELAER. Take the MADISON AVE exit, EXIT 3B, toward US-20 W/PORT OF ALBANY. Turn LEFT onto BROADWAY. Follow the curve of the road. At the traffic light drive straight into the parking lot next to the river. The USS SLATER is situated at the left side of the lot.

From the east:

Merge onto I-90 W toward W. STOCKBRIDGE/ALBANY (portions toll). Merge onto I-90 W via EXIT B1 toward RT-9/ALBANY/HUDSON (portions toll). Merge onto I-787 S via EXIT 6A toward ALBANY. Take the MADISON AVE exit, EXIT 3B, toward US-20 W/PORT OF ALBANY. Turn LEFT onto BROADWAY. Follow the curve of the road. At the traffic light drive straight into the parking lot next to the river. The USS toward US-20 W/PORT OF ALBANY. Turn LEFT onto BROADWAY. Follow the curve of the road. At the traffic light drive straight into the parking lot next to the river. The USS SLATER is situated at the left side of the lot.

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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Albany County Convention and Visitor's Bureau

The Official Site of the City of Albany

Irish American Heritage Museum
370 Broadway
Albany, NY 12207
518-4271916
Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center
and Henry Hudson Planetarium

25 Quackenbush Square
Albany, NY 12207
518-434-0405
Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
518-463-4478
Capitol Repertory Theater
111 N. Pearl St.
Albany, NY 12207
518-462-4531
Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Avenue
Albany, NY 12207
518-465-3334
Historic Cherry Hill
523-1/2 S. Pearl St.
Albany, NY 12202
518-434-4791
The New Netherland Museum & Half Moon Visitor's Center
P.O. Box 10609
Albany NY 12201
518-443-1609
New York State Capitol Tour
Plaza Visitor Center
North Concourse
Empire State Plaza
518-474-2418
New York State Museum
Room 3023
Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY 12230
518-474-5877
Schuyler Mansion
32 Catherine St.
Albany, NY 12202
518-434-0834
Ten Broeck Mansion
9 Ten Pl.
Albany, NY 12210
518-436-9826

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