Board the vintage Albany Streetcar at the Museum for a narrated ride with Bill Maddy. The streetcar tour will travel the historic route of the Albany Street Railway system that operated from 1889-1918. The route will feature former streetcar stops at historic locations including the Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, the Depot Hotel and Van Dran Hotel, Oregon Electric Railway Depot, Hammel Hotel, Revere House, St. Francis Hotel, American Exchange Hotel, and the St. Charles Hotel.
Tour times- 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:30pm
Adults- $5 Children- $3 5 Yrs and Under- FREE
Registration is required to reserve your ticket. To make a reservation, contact the Albany Regional Museum at 541-967-7122
The Albany Regional Museum will present an Albany Street Railway Virtual History Tour by Albany Historian Bill Maddy. The program will include the streetcar system history and a virtual ride on the Albany Streetcar along its original route featuring a then-and-now look of a few streetcar stop locations.
Light refreshments will be served.
Admission is free, donations greatly appreciated.
For the first Friday of each month the Museum stays open late, until 8 pm, to encourage Downtown visitation and to give our community more opportunity to see its history.
For February we will be hosting two local artists in our community room. Stop in to see great art work from Mickey Steffgen & Linda Ellsworth.
Floods are a natural, frequent event in the Willamette Valley. Unfortunately, their effects on our built environment and daily activity can be messy or even deadly. History Bites will present a discussion about floods in Albany: past, present, and future.
Join the Museum for another fun and informative History Bites. For November we will have a presentation about Adair Air Force Station and it's role in the cold-war defense of the United States.
The Albany Regional Museum will be open until 8:00 PM on First Fridays so that the Albany community and visitors can experience our shared culture and history
For November we will have local author Jim Lindsay in to sign and sell his latest book “Swerve”.
Attention all Museum Members you are cordially invited to attend our the Annual Membership Meeting. Join us for a short program from Wendy Kirbey, President of the Albany Carousel, on the first year of carousel operations. Followed by the State of the Museum and nominations for board members.
No charge for attendance, limited to Museum Members. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served at 5:30 pm. Presentation to begin at 6:15 pm.
Experience fine dining on the 8th Street Canal by Chef Matt Bennett, from Sybaris Bistro. Enjoy Cajun Creole cuisine in the spirit of New Orleans. Wines provided by Springhill Cellars Winery. Price to attend is $100 each and proceeds go to the Albany Regional Museum.
Join us at the Museum for the next installment of History Bites. This month we will be hosting Barry Valder as he discusses his family history with the Specialty Metals industry. Hear about the impact the Specialty Metals industry has had in our community and the opportunities it has offered to our friends and neighbors.
Refreshments will be provided. The event is free but donations are gladly accepted.