Join us for a guided tour! Our tour guides offer you a closer look at our spectacular collection, current exhibition, and the beauty of our Museum’s historic location – Holy Trinity Monastery.
Day & Time:
Thursdays at 1 PM.
Approximately 60 minutes.
What You’ll See and Learn:
Experience the splendor of Russian ecclesiastical art in the first half of our weekly tour. We will guide you through our current exhibition, Revealing the Divine: Treasures of Russian Sacred Art, where you’ll see intricately painted icons, richly embroidered vestments, glittering chalices, hand-illustrated books, ornamented Easter eggs, and much more.
Then, you’ll visit the main church of Holy Trinity Monastery to learn how age-old traditions of sacred art live on in the life of the monastery.
Note: The Museum, church, and amenities are NOT wheelchair accessible at this time.
Inquiries and Custom Tours:
Contact Hannah Phillips, our Public Engagement Coordinator, at email@example.com or call (315) 858-2468 for custom tour pricing, to arrange a tour for your group, or any questions regarding tours.
(Enter “Mohawk, NY” for city if using a GPS)
Free parking is available in the main lot of Holy Trinity Monastery, located by the church and bell tower off of Robinson Road.
NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY – Take Exit 30. At the traffic light after the toll booth, turn left onto Mohawk Street and continue through the next traffic light onto East Main Street. Make a left onto Route 28 South. Drive 7.5 miles, then turn left onto Jordanville Road at the yellow flashing light. After the stop sign, continue on Jordanville Road/Route 167. At the first curve after the village of Jordanville, bear left to stay on 167 North. In one mile, keep left to continue on Robinson Road. The parking lot will be on your right.
ROUTE 20 – From Richfield Springs, take Route 167 North. Drive for 5.5. miles. At the first curve after the village of Jordanville, bear left to stay on 167 North. In one mile, keep left to continue on Robinson Road. The parking lot will be on your right.
Out of respect for the customs of Holy Trinity Monastery, we kindly ask that you adhere to the following dress code while touring the monastery cathedral as part of our weekly tour:
- Women: Please wear a skirt and a head covering. No shorts, revealing tops, or short skirts inside the church.
- Men: Please wear long pants. No shorts or hats inside the church.
Holy Trinity Monastery is an active Orthodox Christian monastic community. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Museum gallery, amenities, and Holy Trinity Monastery Cathedral are NOT wheelchair accessible at this time.
Pre-registration for tours is required. Tour capacity is limited to 12 guests. Face masks/covering are required while indoors. Please our Visitor Guidelines prior to your visit.
Refunds may be issued only if you contact the Museum within 48 hours prior to your tour. Email Hannah Phillips, Public Engagement Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (315) 858-2468.
In the case of the Russian History Museum cancelling the event, we will issue a refund and notify you of the cancellation.