New York State Capitol

Virtual Visit

Virtual tours and object stories of the New York State Capitol, Empire State Plaza, and Empire State Plaza Art Collection.
Virtual Visit: Tours


Virtual Visit offers educational videos in support of social distancing and staying safe. With this series, you will still have a chance to “visit” and learn about the New York State Capitol and Empire State Plaza's rich history, great art, and stunning architecture.

Virtual Visit: Hauntings


Our Virtual Visit Series continues with a special three-part video exploring the legends, folklore, and tales of unexplained occurrences connected to the New York State Capitol!

Virtual Visit: Object Stories


The New York State Office of General Services is the steward of hundreds of artworks and historical and decorative objects, each one with a unique story to tell.  In this continuation of our Virtual Visit Series, we'll take a deeper look at some of our rarely seen significant collection items and the stories behind them.