Register for Walking Tours

Secret Stockade Saturdays
Saturdays: Sept 7, and Oct 5 at 10:00 am • $20
The Stockade and its secrets come to life on this behind-the-scenes journey through the neighborhood. Join us for a morning of mysteries as our guides lead us from the museum, through the Stockade, and inside two Stockade homes, each with their own legends and lore. Refreshments will be served inside the Stockade’s oldest home, the historic Brouwer House. This tour lasts approximately three hours.

Scandalous Schenectady
Thursday, August 29 at 6pm @ 32 Washington Ave • $10, free for members
Every city has its fair share of scandal!Scandalous Schenectady recalls some of Schenectady’s more nefarious characters. Bold bootlegging, cruel kidnappings and maybe even a few mysterious murders…this tour has it all! 

Footsteps of Hamilton
Wednesday, August 28 at 6pm @ 32 Washington Ave • $10 
Saturday, August 31 at 4:30pm @ 32 Washington Ave • $10

Hamilton is in town! No, really! Join us as we celebrate the opening of HAMILTON at Proctors with a walk through Schenectady dedicated to the travels of Alexander Hamilton, and some of his contemporaries. We’ll touch on Hamilton’s friends, lovers, and politics, and explore how the American Revolution manifested in Schenectady.

Schenectady Suds: Historic Beer Tour of the Stockade
Wednesdays, September 18 and 25 at 6pm @ 32 Washington Ave
• $21, includes a pint at the Van Dyck and Frog Alley. 21+ please!

Take a walk along what was once known as “Brewer’s Street,” looking at local history through the lens of a beer glass. This walking tour of the Historic Stockade District will examine the history of brewing and its impact on our history, from the Colonial era to today’s craft brew revival. The walking tour is approximately one hour long, begins at the SCHS, and includes a pint and tour at two local breweries. Join us before the tour for a look at current exhibitions in the Schenectady History Museum.


Mabee Farm to Fork
Saturday, October 5 at 5pm @ Mabee Farm • $50

Join us for a pastoral evening in the Barn at Mabee Farm, as we celebrate the farm-to-table tradition. Our four-course meal features locally-grown foods served alongside craft beer by Wolf Hollow Brewing Co, live music by the Arch Stanton Quartet, silent auction and raffle with great prizes, and farm demonstrations. We’re even sourcing ingredients from Mabee Farm’s own fields, and baking our special Mabee rye bread! Presented in partnership with Electric City Food Co-op.


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