Visit The Empire State Plaza & New York State Capitol

Visit the Empire State Plaza and New York State Capitol

The Legacy of the Harlem Hellfighters

On exhibit through February 29, 2019 in the Vietnam Memorial Gallery, Abrams Building.

What's New

Hannaford Kidz Expo

The 13th Annual Hannaford Kidz Expo takes over the Empire State Plaza from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 3 for a day chock full of entertainment and activities to keep your kids happy and on the go. Admission is FREE and there’s something for everyone!

OGS Historic Maps Exhibit

The OGS historic maps collection includes over 800 maps that date from the 1600s to the late 1800s and tell the story of how New York State-owned lands were developed over the course of those three centuries.

Plaza Ice Rink

The Empire State Plaza Ice Rink is open daily from 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., weather permitting. Every Friday is Hannaford FREE skate rental day.


Plaza Visitor Center & Gift Shop

Open Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | North Concourse | (518) 474-2418