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An outstanding artifact of the Anti-slavery and Underground Railroad period, The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, located at 194 Livingston Avenue in Albany, New York reflects Underground Railroad history from the perspective of Stephen Myers as a man enslaved in NYS and from the perspective of Black abolitionists. Stephen and Harriet Myers, who lived in this building in the mid-1850’s, were the central Underground Railroad activists in the Capital Region.

TOUR DATES and HOURS (Must Call Ahead to Schedule with Tour Guide!)
Please call (518) 621-7793 before visiting for confirmation of tour date and time

Please note – In observance of the holidays, The Myers Residence will be closed on December 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 and January 1. Regular public hours will resume on Monday, January 2, 2022. Thank you for your  understanding.

Masks are now required for all visitors to the Myers Residence regardless of vaccination status. Masks are available at The Myers Residence. Hand sanitizer is available throughout The Residence. Complete contact information will be collected in the Guest Sign-In Register in case the need for contact tracing arises.

A lift is available for those needing assistance to access The Residence. Please let us know if you would like to use the lift.

Tour Hours: Monday through Friday: 5pm-8pm                                                                    Saturday: 12pm-4pm                                                                                              Sunday: CLOSED

Group tours – see information below

Myers Mercantile Gift Shop is open during public business hours.


Adults: $10
Seniors: $8
Children 5-12 years: $5
Under 5 years: FREE

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Youth Group Tours: We offer a 90 minute guided experience for students. $5 per student with one free adult for every 10 students. Please contact us to make arrangements.

Adult Group Tours: please contact us to make arrangements.

Downtown Albany Guided Walking Tours

Guided walking tours of Underground Railroad sites of interest in Downtown Albany can be arranged for groups of 10 or more.
Contact us to make arrangements.

Address, Phone & Map

194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

(518) 621-7793