Group Size: Maximum of 45 persons, including chaperones.
Chaperones: We suggest that one chaperone be assigned to 10 students. Chaperones should stay with their group at all times.
Appointments with Legislators: If a visit is scheduled with a legislator, please try to make the appointment for after your tour.
Arrival: Please plan to arrive 5 minutes prior to your scheduled tour. If you are going to be late, or must cancel a tour, kindly notify the Plaza Visitor Center as soon as possible. Due to the large volume of tours during the legislative session, it may not be possible to accommodate groups who arrive more than ten minutes late.
Pre-visit Resource Kit for Teachers: Teachers who plan to bring their classes to the Capitol may download the New York State Capitol Tour Program Resource Kit to help prepare their students for the tour or use as an enhancement afterward. All lessons were written in accordance with the New York State learning standards for social studies and the visual arts.