Adult Tours

The museum galleries have re-opened, however, in-person events remain on hold. Online events such as performances, lectures, art programs, and more are occuring and details can be found at our virtual Museum at Home!


The fee for a guided tour of the Albany Institute is $100 for up to ten people. Additional adults are $10 per person. Museum admission is included in this fee. Please contact the Education Department to reserve a guided tour. Tours are led by trained museum docents and are offered during regular museums hours, Wednesdays through Sundays. Guided tours must be booked 1 week in advance. Please allow at least one hour for your tour.

Albany Institute member admission discounts and members of the Empire State Museums Reciprocal Program apply to individual admission only and do not apply to guided tour fees.

Self-guided groups will be charged regular individual admission.

For more information or to schedule a tour:
518-463-4478, ext. 404,