New York State Education Building

Tour the New York State Education Building

Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. - Registration Required
New York State Education Building
The State Education Building


Visitors are invited to combine their Saturday Capitol tour with a tour of the New York State Education Building. Visitors must reserve separately for each tour. See below for dates, times and registrations.

The Education Building of the State of New York was completed in 1912 and was the first major governmental building constructed exclusively for educational purposes. The tour begins with a look at the architectural elements of the building. Inside, it includes stops at The Liberty Bell, the Rotunda, the mural paintings, the Regents Room, and concludes with a viewing of the monumental artwork “The Genius of America” in Chancellor’s Hall. (45 minutes)

  • When: Saturdays
  • Times: 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
  • Location: Front Steps, 89 Washington Avenue
  • Reservations: Required – reserve online now.


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