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Museum and Library Closed

The Museum and Library will be closed on Saturday, September 30. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Secret Stockade

The Stockade and its secrets come to life on this behind-the-scenes journey through the neighborhood. Though a national historic district, the Stockade is alive with the sights and sounds of a vibrant, ever-changing neighborhood. Walk its storied streets, meet local characters, and learn its legends and lore as we journey across history.

Schenectady Wine Society: Wines for Fall

Join your hosts, Buffy Leonard and city historian Chris Leonard on a tasting and history tour of their favorite wines for the season.



Join us for FallFest, a truly spectacular celebration of autumn and its bounty.

Candlelight Tour | Oct 12 6pm Colonial

Join us for spooky tales of Schenectady's haunting past! We'll explore the historic Stockade after dark, and discover the neighborhood’s most blood-curdling ghost stories.