Albany Regional Museum is at 136 S.E. Lyon St. Located in an 1887 Italianate-style former dry goods store, the museum features exhibits depicting the history of Albany and the surrounding areas. Other displays focus on such themes as downtown businesses, the railroad, schools, Albany's World Championship Timber Carnival that spanned nearly six decades, a collection of wood and ivory carvings, and Camp Adair, a former Army training facility just north of nearby Corvallis and in use 1942-46. The Tripp Reference Room research library also is on the premises.