The New York State Museum serves the lifelong educational needs of New Yorkers and visitors through its collections, exhibitions, scholarship, programs, media and publications in science, history, anthropology, and art. The Museum explores and expresses New York State's significant natural and cultural diversity, past and present. The New York State Museum is not currently offering a membership program. We thank you for your interest and support. If you would like to receive an email newsletter about our new exhibits, free programs and special events. Extending Your Visit For information about other places to visit in Albany and accommodations, go to the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau's site at http://albany.org/ or call 800-258-3582.