Harlem Gospel Experience Tour in New York, NY

Inside Out ToursSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture New York, NY 10037
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Experience the incredibly moving culture of gospel music while walking the streets of the greats such as Michael Jackson, Malcolm X, Billie Holiday and more. Tour guests will enjoy sites including the Apollo Theater, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Hotel Theresa, and Striver’s Row. Guests are treated to an energetic worship service at a local gospel church.

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Enjoy a neighborhood tour of the cultural capital of Black America and experience the soulful sounds of gospel music. Explore the streets of greats like Billie Holiday, Malcolm X and Michael Jackson while viewing legendary sites like the Apollo Theater, the Abyssinian Baptist Church, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Striver’s Row, Hotel Theresa and much more. End your tour with a traditional African American gospel music performance at a service in a local gospel church.

Tour Duration: 3-3.5 hours
Tour Distance: 1.2 miles / 1.9 kilometers
Tour Time:
• Sundays (year-round) at 8:30 am
• Saturdays (April - Oct.) at 8:30 am

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friedman_mrb
Greater Melbourne, Australia
"Amazing gospel!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 21, 2019 NEW
From the start Galit captured the spirit of the gospel history. The added bonus of a wonderful singing voice just added to the experience. However, the actual gospel service fell a little short.
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GlobeTrotter514
"Great tour with Shawn across the Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 20, 2019 NEW
Really loved the Brooklyn Bridge & DUMBO tour! :) Shawn knew literally everything about it, gave a lot of info on the history of the places we visited, and took his time when the group wanted to take a moment for pictures and admire the view. 5/5, would recommand for sure!
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Krasbro
Albion Park, Australia
"Over the Brooklyn Bridge"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 20, 2019 NEW
Very enjoyable and interesting. Worth while doing and learning all about the history of the area. Our guide Merideth was very impressive with her knowledge and information.
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Greg E
"DUMBO delight"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 20, 2019 NEW
Visited New York on several occasions but taking a tour with a guide so enthusiastic about the area was a treat. We were given some great advice on places to explore after our tour. Highly recommend
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Sightsee31116977195
Munich, Germany
"Brookly bridge walking tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 19, 2019 NEW
Meredith was a very charming, warm and polite guide . She explained everything without leaving questions . We had a wonderful exiting tour with her which we will highly recommend ! Thank you so much. It was so nice to walk with you. Greetings from the German Gouple 😉
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Frequently Asked Questions about Harlem Gospel Experience Tour

How long is the entire tour?
The tour lasts approximately 3 hours including the worship service.

When are tours available?
Tours operate at 9am on Sundays in March through December.

Where does the tour begin?
All guests should meet in front of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to join the tour.

What should I wear?

Due to the nature of the tour and the participation in a worship service, tour guests dress appropriately for walking and for the service. Guests should not flip flops, tank tops, or shorts.

What are the age restrictions for this tour?
Children are allowed to accompany their parents or guardians on this tour. However, due to the length and topic of this tour, it is recommended that parents make a decision as to whether the tour is appropriate for their children.

Can I bring my camera?
Yes, you may bring a camera for pictures. Video cameras or tape recorders are not allowed. During the church service, camera use is prohibited.

Will the tour operate if it rains?
Yes. Tours are rain or shine and all guests should dress appropriately for the weather conditions.

What is the cancellation policy?
Any cancellations made by the listed cancellation date will receive a FULL REFUND with absolutely NO CANCELLATION FEES. Any tour reservations past the cancellation date cannot be changed or canceled.