Empire State Plaza and New York State Capitol

Virtual Visit

Learn about the New York State Capitol and Empire State Plaza's rich history, great art, and stunning architecture.
Building Access Update
State Capitol, Legislative Office Building, and Ancillary Spaces
Due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus, visitors are prohibited from entering until further notice.

New York State is undertaking a comprehensive effort to ensure every New Yorker is counted in the 2020 Census.

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Events at the Empire State Plaza

Learn more about events at the Plaza including our seasonal schedules, special events, and more!

Tours and Visitor Services

Learn more about the historic New York State Capitol, tours, exhibits, events, and the Plaza Art Collection.