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Empire State Plaza Outdoor Tour

  • Dates: August 21, 2020 - October 2, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
  • Price: FREE
  • Overview

    The Empire State Plaza is at the center of one of the most spectacular capitals in the world: a 98 1/2-acre city-within-a-city that includes one of the greatest public collections of modern American art in the country, a cultural education center, and a unique performing arts center, The Egg. On this tour, discover this world-class complex. Learn how government and culture are housed within the Modern architecture of the Empire State Plaza, including the Plaza’s memorials, and receive an overview of the Plaza Art Collection.

    RESERVATIONS REQUIRED and can be made by calling the Empire State Plaza Visitor Center at 518-474-2418. A maximum of 10 people will be allowed to participate in each tour. 

    Special Protocols for COVID-19

    At the time of the reservation, guests will be informed of safety protocols in place to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus, including mandatory wearing of masks or facial coverings, mandatory social distancing, and mandatory verbal screenings on the day of the tour. Guests will be asked:

    • If they have recently traveled (or will be traveling) from a State on New York’s mandatory quarantine list.
    • If they have any symptoms or are feeling ill.
    • If they have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past two weeks.
    • If they have traveled out of New York State in the past 14 days.

    Guests are directed to cancel if they are experiencing any virus symptoms. 

    For updates visit empirestateplaza.ny.gov or or call (518) 474-2418.


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