Museums in Rensselaer County, New York

There are 2 Museums in Rensselaer County, New York, serving a population of 159,800 people in an area of 653 square miles. There is 1 Museum per 79,900 people, and 1 Museum per 326 square miles.

In New York, Rensselaer County is ranked 55th of 62 counties in Museums per capita, and 51st of 62 counties in Museums per square mile.

List of Rensselaer County Museums

Find Rensselaer County, New York museums, such as art museums and galleries, childrens museums, natural history museums, science centers and discovery museums.


Junior Museum 250 Jordan Road Troy, NY

Stephentown Heritage Center Staples Road Stephentown, NY

About Rensselaer County Museums

Rensselaer County Museums contain a collection of scientific, historical, cultural, or artistic artifacts, specimens, and objects, usually housed within a single building or campus, which is used for research and public education in Rensselaer County, NY. A Museum's collection is both a reflection of prior research efforts and the subject of current and future research. Rensselaer County Museums also make collections and research accessible to the public, at least in part, through Rensselaer County exhibits and educational programs. Museums and their collections may be focused on any one of a vast array of disciplines. Museums in Rensselaer County can serve relatively narrow fields of interest or cover a wide terrain of subject matter.

You may contact Museums for questions about:
  • Rensselaer County Museum exhibits and collections
  • Event and exhibition calendar
  • Rensselaer County Museum tickets
  • Volunteer and employment opportunities
  • Museum donations and membership