NYC Slavery & Underground Railroad Tour in New York, NY

Inside Out ToursMuseum of the American IndianNew York, NY 10004
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Overview

Learn all about the Freedom Trail, its history, and how New York played a significant role in this part of history. Guests will visit an archaeological site and memorial, experience a former site for the Underground Railroad, and listen to the stories of New Yorkers who risked their lives to help people escape slavery in America.

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Follow the Freedom Trail in New York! Learn the exciting history of how a band of brave men and women formed the networks that became the Underground Railroad. Visit an archaeological site and memorial dedicated to the memory of enslaved Africans in colonial America. View a former station of the Underground Railroad. Learn about the riots, revolts, and dramatic escapes that occurred during the era of American slavery. Listen to tales of courage and triumph and discover the stories of real New Yorkers who risked their lives and properties to help people escape slavery.

Tour Duration: 2.5 hours
Tour Distance: 1.5 miles / 2.4 kilometers
Tour Departure Time:
• Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays (April-Oct) at 1:00 pm
• Saturdays (Nov-March) at 1:00 pm

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Camille Roche
1 Review
"A day in the park"
June, 2017
Tour guide was well informed about the history of New York. Surprising facts about NYC involvement in slavery. Very Interesting.
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Tip: comfortable shoes and be ready to walk quickly around lower Manhattan

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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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Munich, Germany
"Brookly bridge walking tour"
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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 NYC Slavery and Underground Railroad Tour

How long is the tour?
Tours are approximately 2.5 hours long.

When are tours available?
From April 1st to October 31st, tours are available on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 1pm. In November, December, and March, tours are available on Saturdays at 1pm.

Where does the tour begin?
All guests should meet in front of the Museum of the American Indian at 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004.

What should I wear?
Comfortable, weather appropriate clothing is recommended.

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 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.

Will the tour operate if it rains?
Yes. Tours are rain or shine and all guests should dress appropriately for the weather conditions. In cases of severe weather on the day of your tour, the tour will be canceled and guests will be provided a full refund.

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.