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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

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Learn about the Park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality. The route involves a few stairs.

Space is limited; advance registration required. Includes use of tour audio equipment; arrive early for check-in.

NOTE: Groups of seven or more people must call (212) 360-2726 or email to schedule a custom tour.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.  For the latest information, check our Events Calendar.


Outside the Dairy Gift Shop in Central Park
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Tickets: $15 per person. Central Park Conservancy members: $10 per person. Ticket sales are final.

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Central Park Conservancy

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(212) 794-4064

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