Chautauqua Institution

Make your next group tour destination Chautauqua Institution located in western New York.

Group Tours

Your group can experience the unique mix that Chautauqua Institution has to offer with a trip designed to fit the requirements of day-trippers, travelers on tight schedules, or those that want a structured or longer experience. We offer a variety of options for both small and large groups with varied interests and ages. Customize your trip and experience an elegant culinary experience from the historic Athenaeum Hotel, stellar live concerts, theater and opera performances, guided group tours, lakeside activities, enlightening speakers and classes.

Groups of 20 people or more can take advantage of special rates. Customize your group tour today with the help of our trained staff by calling (716) 357-6269 or email Laurie Stanton-Paterniti at


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