New York State

The State Capitol

Tour the seat of government for New York State since the 1880s, and walk the hallways where history was shaped. The Capitol features portraits, informational signs, a timeline, and museum-styled exhibits on New York State’s history to help aid groups in learning about the New York State government. Groups will see the Flag Room, the Governor’s Reception Room, the Great Western Staircase, the Capitol Fire Exhibit, and more. Plus, you can schedule a meeting with your State Representative after your tour.

Contact Info
Address: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12210. Albany County. Tel: 518-474-2418. Website: www.ogs.ny.gov/ESP/CT/Tours/Capitol.asp. Hrs: Mon. - Fri. 10AM - 3PM.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All Grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.