Tours

In New York, you're always a moment away from history. Explore historic houses and New York City's greatest parks through free and low-cost local tours. Expert tour guides will lead you through some of our most impressive public spaces, sharing their insights on topics ranging from history, to nature, to environmental sustainability. Educational tours geared towards children are also regularly available throughout the year.

Tours Events

To FILTER events, use the menu on the right-hand side. Currently viewing 47 events
from October 26, 2021 to January 8, 2022

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Oct26

Fall Volunteer Days at the Bronx River Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Support morning stewardship, which includes gardening and beautifying of New York City's only edible food forest. Join us as well for some tours around our food forest.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Oct27

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Oct28

Public Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Exhibitions at Glyndor Gallery explore the dynamic relationship between nature, culture, and site. Public gallery tours of the exhibitions are led by Gallery Greeters.
Free!

Oct28

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Oct28

Candlelight Ghost Tours of “Manhattan’s Most Haunted House”

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Venture into the Merchant's House Museum to hear chilling tales of otherworldly activity, the results of paranormal investigations, and the latest stunning findings.

Must See
Event
Oct28

'Super Spooky' Candlelight Ghost Tour with a Paranormal Investigator

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

10:30 p.m.11:59 p.m.
Join paranormal investigator Dan Sturges on a 90-minute Super Spooky Candlelight Ghost Tour for an in-depth look at the latest research and findings.

Must See
Event

Friday, October 29, 2021

Oct29

Candlelight Ghost Tours of “Manhattan’s Most Haunted House”

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Venture into the Merchant's House Museum to hear chilling tales of otherworldly activity, the results of paranormal investigations, and the latest stunning findings.

Oct29

"Super Spooky" Candlelight Ghost Tour with a Paranormal Investigator

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

10:30 p.m.11:59 p.m.
Last year, the museum closed due to COVID-19, leaving the house empty of staff and visitors. Dan Sturges, who has undertaken paranormal investigations at the Merchant’s House for…

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Oct30

Public Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 p.m.
Visitors can expect an in-depth look at artworks on view in Glyndor Gallery and in the Sunroom Project Space, showcasing the work of both emerging and established artists in a unique environment.

Oct30

Candlelight Ghost Tours of “Manhattan’s Most Haunted House”

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Venture into the Merchant's House Museum to hear chilling tales of otherworldly activity, the results of paranormal investigations, and the latest stunning findings.

Must See
Event
Oct30

"Super Spooky" Candlelight Ghost Tour with a Paranormal Investigator

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

10:30 p.m.11:59 p.m.
Join paranormal investigator Dan Sturges on a 90-minute Super Spooky Candlelight Ghost Tour for an in-depth look at the latest research and findings.

Monday, November 1, 2021

Nov 1

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Nov 3

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Nov 4

Fall Foliage Tour

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tour Snug Harbor when the autumn colors are at their most beautiful! The Fall Foliage Tour begins at the Visitor Info Booth on Chapel Road.

Nov 4

Public Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Exhibitions at Glyndor Gallery explore the dynamic relationship between nature, culture, and site. Public gallery tours of the exhibitions are led by Gallery Greeters.
Free!

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Nov 6

Autumn Mushroom Walk with Expert Mycologist Paul Sadowski

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will walk among the park’s varied habitats in search of mushrooms large and small, edible, inedible or just plain poisonous.
Free!

Nov 6

Public Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 p.m.
Visitors can expect an in-depth look at artworks on view in Glyndor Gallery and in the Sunroom Project Space, showcasing the work of both emerging and established artists in a unique environment.

Nov 6

Fall Foliage Tour

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tour Snug Harbor when the autumn colors are at their most beautiful! The Fall Foliage Tour begins at the Visitor Info Booth on Chapel Road.

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Nov 7

Autumn Highlights Garden Tour with Public Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a behind-the-scenes look at the particular design emphasis on the garden’s autumn assets, and the plant selections made to ensure a remarkable blend of fall colors.
Free!

Monday, November 8, 2021

Nov 8

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Nov10

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Nov11

Public Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Exhibitions at Glyndor Gallery explore the dynamic relationship between nature, culture, and site. Public gallery tours of the exhibitions are led by Gallery Greeters.
Free!

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Nov13

Public Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 p.m.
Visitors can expect an in-depth look at artworks on view in Glyndor Gallery and in the Sunroom Project Space, showcasing the work of both emerging and established artists in a unique environment.

Nov13

Bilingual Mansion and Grounds Orientation (en Español)

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
A bilingual MJM educator will introduce visitors to the exciting history and beautiful grounds surrounding Morris-Jumel Mansion. Free with registration.
Free!

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Nov14

World's Fair History Walk

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us for a free walking tour with Alliance docents to a dozen remaining World's Fair buildings, monuments and sculptures in the park.
Free!

Monday, November 15, 2021

Nov15

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Nov17

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Nov18

Public Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Exhibitions at Glyndor Gallery explore the dynamic relationship between nature, culture, and site. Public gallery tours of the exhibitions are led by Gallery Greeters.
Free!

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Nov20

Walking Tour of Harlem Historic Parks

at Jackie Robinson ParkManhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a walking tour led by the Urban Park Rangers to learn about the history and cultures of Jackie Robinson Park, Colonel Charles Young Playground, and Holcombe Rucker Park and Playground.
Free!

Nov20

Farmhouse Family Day: Natural Dyes

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us in using plants from our garden to dye and color fabrics!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov20

Public Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 p.m.
Visitors can expect an in-depth look at artworks on view in Glyndor Gallery and in the Sunroom Project Space, showcasing the work of both emerging and established artists in a unique environment.

Monday, November 22, 2021

Nov22

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Nov24

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Nov27

Public Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 p.m.
Visitors can expect an in-depth look at artworks on view in Glyndor Gallery and in the Sunroom Project Space, showcasing the work of both emerging and established artists in a unique environment.

Nov27

Tour of Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join a Washington Square Park Conservancy docent for a free tour and learn about the expansive and colorful history of this space.
Free!

Monday, November 29, 2021

Nov29

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Dec 1

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Monday, December 6, 2021

Dec 6

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Dec 8

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Dec11

Bilingual Mansion and Grounds Orientation (en Español)

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
A bilingual MJM educator will introduce visitors to the exciting history and beautiful grounds surrounding Morris-Jumel Mansion. Free with registration.
Free!

Monday, December 13, 2021

Dec13

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Dec15

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Monday, December 20, 2021

Dec20

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Dec22

Ride, Walk, See

at Track (in Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Exercise and nature in one involving bikes and walking sessions
Free! Recreation Center Membership required

Saturday, December 25, 2021

Dec25

Tour of Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join a Washington Square Park Conservancy docent for a free tour and learn about the expansive and colorful history of this space.
Free!

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Jan 8

Bilingual Mansion and Grounds Orientation (en Español)

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
A bilingual MJM educator will introduce visitors to the exciting history and beautiful grounds surrounding Morris-Jumel Mansion. Free with registration.
Free!

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