Book a Tour

The richly decorated home of Frederic Church will be open for tours Tuesday– Sunday. 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.

PLEASE NOTE: TOURS ARE EXTREMELY POPULAR.  TO ENSURE YOUR SPACE ON A TOUR PLEASE MAKE A RESERVATION.

Please take our visitors’ survey.

What You Need To Know

For same day reservations:
-Please call (518) 828-0135 x 2 Tuesday – Sunday from 10am-4pm

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 15-October 30, 2016
Main Floor with Studio Wing & Second Floor with Gallery Tour (60-75 minutes)
Guided Tours
Self-Guided Tours

May 20-November 8, 2016
Historic Landscape Tours
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Guided Driving Tours
Guided Walking Tours
Self-Guided Tours

There are no tours on Mondays.

For details about tours click here.

Large Group House 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. PLEASE NOTE THAT LARGE GROUP HOUSE TOURS FOR OCTOBER ARE ALMOST SOLD OUT.

Private Large Group House 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
Email

If you are interested in taking BOTH a House Tour and a Historic Landscape Tour we suggest the following itineraries…

ITINERARY 1:
11:15 AM  Historic Landscape Tour
12:15-12:55 PM Learn, Shop, Explore (approximate break time; although we try our very best to keep tours to 60 minutes – please note guided tours can run over an hour due to curiosity and conversation)
1:00 PM   Guided House tour

ITINERARY 2:
12:00 PM Guided House Tour
1:00 PM – 2:10 PM Learn, Shop, Explore (approximate break time; although we try our very best to keep tours to 60 minutes – please note guided tours can run over an hour due to curiosity and conversation)
2:15 PM Historic Landscape Tour

ITINERARY 3 (Saturday and Sunday ONLY):
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Landscape Tour
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Self-Guided House Tour
Please note this is a tight schedule.  Please notify your guide at check-in that you have a 3:30 PM House Tour.

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