Tours are available!

Private tours, school groups, and more!

In-Person Visits

Tours are led by trained museum docents or educators and are offered during regular museum hours, Wednesdays through Sundays. Guided tours must be booked 2 weeks in advance. Please allow at least one hour for your tour.

  1. Groups will be limited to 20 participants per hour program.

COST: The fee for an in-person 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. To make a reservation, please contact Douglas McCombs by calling the museum at 518-463-4478.

Virtual Tours

The Albany Institute is continuing to offer virtual group tours for adults. Tours are led by trained museum docents or educators and are offered during regular museum hours, Wednesdays through Sundays. Guided tours must be booked 2 weeks in advance. Please allow at least one hour for your tour.

COST: The fee for a virtual tour of the Albany Institute is $125 per program. To make a reservation, please contact Douglas McCombs at 518-463-4478.

Please note: 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.