What kind of tour would you like? The Albright-Knox offers free docent-led tours for K–12 school groups through our Art’scool program, docent-led tours for pre-K school groups and groups of adults, self-guided tours for grades 3–12 school groups and college groups, public tours, and verbal description tours. Learn more about each tour option below.
The Albright-Knox offers a variety of public tours for all age groups. Each tour is led by a specially trained docent or a member of the museum’s Education staff. View Public Tour Options
Guided School Tours
For K–12 Groups
(Includes Free Admission and a Bus Subsidy)
All guided school tours for K–12 groups are free, include a transportation subsidy, are led by a specially trained docent, and satisfy New York State Learning Standards. Learn More
Group tours can be arranged during museum hours for groups with a minimum of twelve and a maximum of sixty people. These groups can choose a self-guided or docent-led tour. Please note that groups of children younger than grade 3 must be accompanied by a docent, at no extra cost.
Adult Group Tours
Group tours are led by specially trained docents and can be arranged for groups of fifteen or more people. Group admission fees apply. Learn More
Self-Guided School Tours
(For Grades 3–12 and College Groups)
Teachers may guide groups of students through the museum independently. Group admission fees apply. Bus subsidies are not available for self-guided groups. Learn More
Art Sense-Ations Verbal Description Tours
For Adults Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted
Participants enjoy a verbal description tour of select masterworks from the museum's Collection and special exhibitions, as well as a hands-on art activity. Learn More
Historypin Self-Guided Walking Tours
Using the Historypin app on a supported mobile phone, users can take self-guided walking tours of the Albright-Knox's outdoor sculpture and of Buffalo's various cultural and historical landmarks.
Our public tours, guided school tours, and Tour AK adult group tours are led by specially trained docents.
Learn More About Our Docent Program