Historic Site • NYS Government
New York State Capitol
What They Are about
The New York State Capitol Building is not only at home in the Hudson Valley, but one of the 2,500 places recognized as a National Historic Landmark. Official guided tours of the Capitol are Monday through Friday at 10AM, Noon, 2PM and 3PM. Tours begin at the Information Desk located in the State Street Lobby of the Capitol. There is a Visitor Center for the New York State Capitol and Empire State Plaza, located on Concourse Level of the Plaza near the underground entrance to the Capitol. Every second Saturday of the month, the Visitor Center will offer a tour of the Capitol at 11AM and 1PM. Reservations are required and can be made at EmpireStatePlaza.org.
Reservations are required for guided tours. Visit EmpireStatePlaza.org
Self-guided tours are okay, too!
Witness the action in the chambers up close and personal, of your state government working for you.
Check out the Empire State Plaza's Facebook page for cool free events.