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Central Park Tour: Views From the Past

Friday, September 27, 2013

12:00 p.m.1:00 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.

Tickets available for purchase onsite. Space is limited. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in and audio equipment set up. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

NOTE: Groups of seven or more people must call (212) 360-2726 or email tours@centralparknyc.org 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.

Location

Outside the Dairy Gift Shop in Central Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Tickets: $15 per person. Central Park Conservancy members: $10 per person. Tickets available for purchase onsite. All ticket sales are final.

Event Organizer

Central Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(212) 794-4064

Contact Email

tours@centralparknyc.org

Categories

Nature, History, Tours

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

Ice Skating RinksLasker Rink (Temporarily Closed)

Lasker Rink is closed due to a refrigeration malfunction. Parks is trying to repair the rink's concrete slab and valves to identify and fix the source of the leak, in the hope of reopening the rink to the public later this season. In the meantime, the Trump Organization along with NYC Parks will work with the community and other area rinks to try to accommodate hockey and skating groups who call Lasker Rink home. Refunds will also be issued to any organizations who reserved and paid for use of the rink during the time that it will be closed.

Central Park Weather

  • Mon
    Chance Rain
    71°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    57°F
  • Wed
    Rain
    41°F
  • Mon
    Partly Sunny
    42°F

7-day forecast

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