Touring Historic Albany

districts, more than 700 historic buildings, and the most varied collection of architectural styles in the state. The best way to learn about Albany’s historic districts is to come see…

Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month

…and heritage are alive and flourishing. More than 700 historic buildings dating from the 1840s to the 1920s are nestled in four historic districts. Albany Visitors Association publishes a free…

10 things to do in Mid-July

…our city exploring some of our most beautiful historic homes and buildings. The tour is “self-guided,” meaning you have a choice about how to tour the sites—you can ride a…

2018 Albany Historic Interior Home Tour

Spend a wonderful day on Saturday, July 28th, exploring some of Albany’s most beautiful historic homes and buildings. The tour is “self-guided,” meaning you have a choice about how to…

Image of large draft horses hitched to wagon and wearing Christmas harnesses in front of the Monteith House Museum in Albany, Oregon. A sunset shines pink behind the silhouette of trees.

History, Holidays, and Horses

Are you a romantic soul yearning for a Victorian Christmas? If so, you really need to know about the Albany Annual Christmas Parlour Tour of Historic Homes and Buildings. Coming…

Image of two large draft horses pulling a covered wagon through the snowy streets of Albany, Oregon at night.

17 ways to celebrate the holidays in Albany

…for donation to the Salvation Army Food Drive if you can. For questions, telephone the ADA at 541-928-2469. December 9th Annual Christmas Parlour Tour of Historic Homes and Buildings From…

10 ways to celebrate August in Linn County

…Tour Spend a wonderful day in our city exploring some of our most beautiful historic homes and buildings. The tour is “self-guided,” meaning you have a choice about how to…

Group Facilities/Rentals

…only; capacity 45 – 50. Albany Historic Carousel & Museum 503 W 1st Ave, Albany, OR. Tel: 541-497-2934. Party room and community room rental; Rm 1 capacity is 47 people,…

About Us

to Albany’s historical organizations. She has transitioned into her directorship over the last several months from her prior position as Historical Resources Coordinator, and is actively involved in leading AVA’s…

Albany Historic Carousel – Hours and Information

We know many of you are as excited as we are about the Albany Historic Carousel. This is no ordinary merry-go-round. Our city’s carousel is a community volunteer-driven project 15…