State Capitol reopens to public for first time since March 2020

ALBANY – After closing its doors for more than a year due to the pandemic, the state Capitol building is back open to the public.

The building was closed to the public in March 2020.

Lawmakers had been urging the state for weeks to open it up once again.

Tours of the building will begin again on Monday.

Reservations are recommended, but not required.

Unvaccinated people will be asked to wear masks inside.