Tour Schedule

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We offer tours year-round with new dates added 3-4 months in advance.

Public Tours

Uptown
America’s Museum: Art and History of the Metropolitan

Explore the Metropolitan Museum with a Big Onion art historian!

The Villages
Art, Sex and Rock & Roll: New York on the Cultural Edge

New York City has been instrumental in shaping the American Cultural Landscape.

Brooklyn Downtown
Brooklyn Bridge and Heights

A tour across the Brooklyn Bridge and into the city's first landmark district.

Brooklyn
Brooklyn Heights History

America's first suburb and New York's first landmark district all in one!

Uptown
Central Park

A walking tour of Manhattan's 843 acre ”backyard”!

Midtown The Villages
Chelsea and the High Line

Explore the history & architecture of Chelsea with a walk along the High Line.

Brooklyn
DUMBO and Vinegar Hill

A walking tour of the dynamic DUMBO & Vinegar Hill neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

The Villages
East Village

A walk exploring the world of hippies, hipsters, history & Hendrix.

Downtown
Financial District

Come explore the history behind Wall Street.

Brooklyn
Fort Greene History

One of Brooklyn's most ethnically diverse neighborhoods surround a park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.

The Villages
Gay and Lesbian History: Before Stonewall

Discover the many facets of lesbian and gay history as we trace the development of Greenwich Village.

Midtown The Villages
Gramercy Park and Union Square

A walk through one of the most dynamic and diverse areas in Manhattan, the bustling Union Square and the serene neighboring Gramercy Park!

The Villages
Greenwich Village

Stroll through one of New York’s most picturesque and historic neighborhoods.

Uptown
Historic Harlem

Emphasizing the Harlem Renaissance, this tour looks at the history, architecture & people of this remarkable neighborhood.

Downtown
Historic Lower Manhattan: Forging a Metropolis

Walk in the footsteps of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton & others on this broad-reaching tour of today's Financial District.

Downtown
Immigrant New York

Walk the streets of Chinatown, Little Italy & the former Five Points.

Downtown
Irish New York

Walk the 19th century Irish immigrant neighborhood of the Lower East Side.

Downtown
Jewish Lower East Side

Stroll through historic and religious sites, politics and people of what was once the largest Jewish community in the world.

Downtown The Villages
Labor History Tour – We Built New York

Walk with us as we talk about the workers and labor movement that built New York.

Downtown
Lower East Side: The “Creative Destruction” of an Ethnic Neighborhood

Explore a century of change on the Lower East Side.

Downtown
Original Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour

This tour combines the history of the diverse Lower East Side with food sampling from local shops & markets!

Brooklyn
Prospect Park

A tour of Brooklyn's emerald jewel and possibly Olmsted & Vaux's greatest achievement.

Downtown
Revolutionary New York – Celebrating American History

Join us as we explore the role New York City played in the American Revolution and founding of America

Downtown
SoHo and NoLiTa: The Culture of Industry and the Industry of Culture

Trace the historic & artistic evolution of the area “South of Houston” and the district “North of Little Italy”.

Downtown
South Street Seaport: Navigating the Port that Made New York

Between the Brooklyn Bridge & Financial District lies one of New York's oldest and most interesting neighborhoods!

Downtown
The “Official” Gangs of New York Tour

This history of the legendary Five Points. A tour created in partnership with the film "Gangs of New York".

Midtown
Times Square: Inventing the Great White Way

Walk the theatrical, musical & commercial heart of New York City!

Downtown
TriBeCa: The History of Manhattan’s Western Frontier

Walk "The Triangle Below Canal" as we explore the history and architecture of one of Manhattan's oldest neighborhoods.

Uptown
Upper East Side: A Clash of Titans

A walking tour exploring the splendor and history of the East 60s & 70s.

Uptown
Upper West Side

A walking tour exploring the history & architecture of the West 60s & 70s.

The Villages
“Satan’s Seat”: 
New York During Prohibition

A walking tour focused on the history of Prohibition in the Central & West Villages.

•Annual Fathers Day Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour

A celebration of Dad in the multi-ethnic Lower East Side...with food!

•Annual Mothers Day Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour

A special Mother's Day walk exploring the history and foods of the multi-ethnic Lower East Side.

The Villages
•Christmas Stroll in Greenwich Village

A Christmas Eve Day tour combining the history of Christmas in New York and the legendary Greenwich Village.

•Historic Harlem: Celebrating Black History Month

A walking tour emphasizing the Harlem Renaissance, exploring the history of Harlem to celebrate Black History Month.

•Historic Lower Manhattan – New York in a New Year

Explore the neighborhood where New York began on the last day of the year!

•Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Historic Harlem

A walking tour of Historic Harlem to celebrate the many African Americans who have fought for equal rights.

Downtown
•New Year’s Jewish Lower East Side Tour

A celebration of the New Year's holiday in the Lower East Side.

•St. Patrick’s Weekend Irish New York

Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day - the patron saint of New York City - in the 19th century Irish neighborhood.

•The Annual Christmas Day Jewish Lower East Side Tour

A tour of the Jewish Lower East Side on Easter...one of the few open neighborhoods on Easter!

•Winter Solstice Central Park Tour

A special Central Park tour on the shortest day of the year.

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