Arranging a Tour: For information, please call the Plaza Visitor Center at (518) 474-2418.
Walk-in tours of the Capitol for the general public are offered Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. In addition, visitors may download a self-guided audio tour to use while visiting the State Capitol. There are no public tours on Sundays or holidays.
Saturday Tours: Tours of the Capitol are offered on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 11:00am and 1:00pm. Reservations are required, register online now.
Cost: Tours and audio-tours are offered free of charge.
Location: All tours begin at the Plaza Visitor Center & Gift Shop in the North Concourse, Empire State Plaza.
Length: Tours last 45 to 60 minutes.
Accessibility: Please inform us of any special needs when making your reservation.
Group Size: A maximum of 30 participants.
Security: Visitors to the Capitol will be required to pass through metal detectors and have any bags scanned through an x-ray machine. Personal belongings such as backpacks and large bags should be left behind. Sharp objects, such as pocket knives and nail clippers, will not be allowed into the building.