Welcome to the Albany Institute Museum Shop

Whether you purchase in the museum shop or online, we appreciate your support of the Albany Institute of History and Art. The museum shop offers an outstanding selection of merchandise that complements the museum’s exhibitions and collections and celebrates the vibrant history and culture of Albany and the Hudson River Valley including:

  • Your favorite images from the museum’s collection on note cards and postcards, or as fine-art-print reproductions
  • Exhibition catalogs and other museum publications
  • Books about the history, art, and culture of Albany and the upper Hudson Valley
  • Fine jewelry, exquisite textiles, and distinctive crafts by regional artists
  • Educational toys, games, puzzles, and art and history books for kids

All museum shop sales directly support the Albany Institute’s exhibitions and education programs.

Special Jan Brett Gift Sets!

Bring the adventures home with you!
Our Museum Shop is excited to offer themed gift sets featuring Jan Brett's most recent and most popular books, which are available through the museum's website at a special pre-sale discount and may be picked up at the museum the night of Jan-boree! 
Order your gift sets in advance by 5PM on July 29, 2022 to save 15% or more and have your books ready to be signed by Jan herself at the Jan-boree!

Check out the gift sets here! 

*Please note, pre-sale price is for all sale bundles and only available if purchased by July 29, 2022. No additional discounts, substitutions, or exchanges are available. Gift sets (and more!) will be for sale in the Museum Shop, but at regular price. Thank you!

Visit the Museum Shop

There is no admission charge to come and visit the Museum Shop.


The Museum Shop is open Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm.


The museum shop is located on the second floor across from the galleries.


Free parking is available for visitors in the museums's parking lot located at the corner of Elk and Dove Streets. 

Contact Us

Feel free to email us at museumshop@albanyinstitute.org to request an item or a fine art print reproduction. We will be happy to check inventory and arrange USPS delivery.