Partnerships & Affiliations

Big Onion Walking Tours is proud to partner and co-sponsor tours and events with the following organizations.

Locacious appLocacious is a free IPhone app that allows users to take in-depth walking tours throughout the world. Downloadable tours have been created by Big Onion and many other professional (and casual) explorers. It also allows users to create your own live, in-person, on-site tours! Use your IPhone to record tour stops on the street or from the comfort of home. Your tour can then be shared with the world! Download Locacious for free.
Brooklyn Historical SocietyBrooklyn Historical Society Big Onion Walking Tours is proud to cosponsor a Historic Brooklyn Heights walking tour with Brooklyn Historical Society. The tour is part of our regular roster of public tours and is also available for private bookings. All members of Brooklyn Historical Society enjoy a discount on all Big Onion tours. Please join BHS and support local history!
Founded in 1863, Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn’s extraordinary 400-year history. Located in Brooklyn Heights and housed in a magnificent landmark building designed by George Post and opened in 1881, today’s BHS is a cultural hub for civic dialogue, thoughtful engagement and community outreach. Brooklyn Historical Society
NY Historical SocietyNew York Historical Society Big Onion Walking Tours and the New York Historical Society, two leaders in interpreting the history of New York City, have joined forces to present the best walking tours the city has to offer. New York Historical Society
Union Square PartnershipUnion Square: Crossroads of New York The Union Square Partnership has teamed with Big Onion Walking Tours to create a free 90-minute walking tour exploring the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community. Tour is offered every Saturday (except major holidays) at 2:00 p.m. year-round. The tour begins at the Abraham Lincoln statue by the 16th Street transverse in Union Square Park. Look for the guide holding a Union Square: Crossroads of New York sign. Reservations are not required for individuals, but are required for groups or 10 or more. For more information please call (212) 517-1826 or email