Book a Tour

The richly decorated home of Frederic Church will be open for tours Tuesday–Sunday, May 19-October 29, 2017.  Please see below for additional information.

To book a tour, please click on the preferred date in the calendar below then click on the “Register Now!” button below the calendar. To see the next month’s reservation dates, once they open, please click on the light gray arrow in the upper right corner of the calendar below. The next month’s reservations are usually posted two to three weeks before the month. Please be patient.


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What You Need To Know

For same day reservations:
-Please call (518) 828-0135 x 2 Friday – Sunday from 11am-3pm

To change or cancel reservations:
-Please email Olana Reservations.

Once you’ve made a reservation, please arrive and purchase your tickets at least 20 minutes before the tour starts. Unclaimed tickets will be made available to other visitors on site and waiting. Although we strongly encourage advance reservations, a limited number of first come/first serve tickets are available the day of.

For more information view our Book a Tour Policy

Please select a future date from the calendar then click on “Register Now!” Call (518) 828-0135 x2 to check availability for a tour the same day.

Types of Tours

Admission to the house by guided tour only except as indicated below.

May 19 October 29
Guided Tours Combined Main Floor with Studio Wing, Second Floor with Sharp Gallery Tour, 60-80 minutes
May 19 – June 30: Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm.
July 1 – Oct. 29: Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm; Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 1 pm.

Self-Guided Touring: Combined Main Floor with Studio Wing, Second Floor with Sharp Gallery tours
July 1st to October 29th, Saturday – Sunday, 2:30 – 4:30 pm. Last entrance at 4 pm.

May 26-November 5, 2017
Historic Landscape Tours
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Guided Electric Carriage Tours- 10:30am, Combo House/Landscape: 2:30pm
Guided Walking Tours- 12:30pm
Self-Guided Tours- click here to download the tour

For details about tours click here.

Large Group Tours

10 or more people is considered a Large Group

House Tour. Please have in mind the date, time, and total numbers of persons for the tour before filling out the large group house tour form that can be accessed here. This is for the highlights tour. For custom tours that focus on (a) particular aspect(s) of the site or collection, please see below.

Custom Tour information can be found by clicking here.

Children Large Group tours:
For school group tours fill out the tour form that can be accessed here. If you have additional questions call (518) 828-1872 x 105 or

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