Unforgettable New York City Experiences Delivered With the Highest Level of Service

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New York Historical Tours is the premier guided tour company of New York City and leading experts in New York City and its history. For over 15 years, we have provided first class New York City experiences through a selection of curated private guided tours and presentations to deliver the excitement of the city exploring many distinct neighborhoods and epic historic themes. We create custom New York City experiences tailored to unique interests and schedules for groups of any size. For special events we can bring a rewarding New York City experience to you on site or online designed to enrich and engage your audience.

First Class Experiences

Private Tours of New York City

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Take a personalized private tour with New York Historical Tours for ultimate New York experience. New York Historical Tours provides an exciting selection of inspiring and informative professionally guided walking tours through many distinct neighborhoods of Manhattan and epic time periods of history. Our tours are led by the most knowledgable and professional guides in the industry and are an exciting and informative way to experience New York and explore the best it has to offer. Our private tours are designed to give you the most personal and engaging New York experience to suit your interest and schedule accommodating groups of all sizes. You can choose from any of our neighborhood tours, epic history theme tours or experience an exciting half, full or multi day adventure in New York City.

Tours Through the Neighborhoods of New York

Historic Lower Manhattan and Financial District

Downtown, Tribeca and SoHo

South Street Seaport and the Brooklyn Bridge

Lower East Side, Chinatown, and Little Italy

The East Village, NoHo and Greenwich Village

The West Village, Chelsea and the High Line

Times Square and the Theater District

Majestic Midtown Manhattan Tour

Secrets of Central Park Tour

Highlights of Harlem Tour

Morningside Heights and Columbia University

Historic Brooklyn Heights

Downtown Brooklyn and Dumbo

Roosevelt and Governors Island

Liberty and Ellis Island

Epic History Theme Tours

Legacy of Colonial New Amsterdam and New York

Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers

The Gilded Age: The Heyday of High Society

The Progressive Era: City of Social Influence

The Harlem Renaissance

The Jazz Age: A Celebration of Swing and Style

Christmas in New York: the Holiday Tour

Legendary Ladies of New York

The African American Experience

The Story of Pride

Bespoke Museum Tours

Highlights of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Highlights of the Met Cloisters

Highlights of the Museum of Modern Art

Highlights of The Museum of Natural History

Highlights of The Whitney Museum of American Art

The Morgan Museum and Library

Day Tours and Itineraries
Explore New York City on a half day, full day, or multi day
tour with itinerary that takes you through the most exciting highlights and makes the most out of your time.

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Group Tours

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New York Historical Tours provides fun and rewarding New York City experiences for social group gatherings. We will craft the right experience for your event or occasion designed around your interests, group size, budget and schedule.

Social Group Gatherings

Special Occasions and Celebrations

Birthdays, Weddings, and Anniversaries

Private Parties and Salons and Experiences

Social Club Activities

Get Togethers, Reunions and Alumni

Unique Activities and Events

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Corporate Services

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New York Historical Tours provides insightful and rewarding New York City experiences for business and nonprofit organizations.  Let us craft the ideal experience for your team designed around your interests, goals and schedule.

Corporate and Organizational Groups

Local Orientation and Onboarding Tours

Presentations and Info Sessions In House or On Location

Outings, Field Trips and Excursions

Motivational Team Building Experiences

 Business and Incentive Travel

Meetings, Events, Conferences, Exhibitions, Conventions

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School, Student and Youth Group Tours

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We are leading local experts for guided educational experiences in New York City and provide customized educational experiences year round for student groups; schools, youth programs, colleges and universities. We work with teachers and youth group leaders to craft specialized tours and guided experiences for field tips and day trips in Manhattan and within the five boroughs of NYC. For domestic and international inbound student travel groups we also provide more extensive half, full and multi day itineraries and educational enrichment activities designed to provide the most inspirational and memorable New York City experience.

We offer insightful and in-depth tours on a broad range of subjects in relation to New York City:

American history

Cultural tours and ethnic experiences

Landmark and biographical tours

Art and architecture

Industry and economy

Social sciences

Infrastructure and urban studies

All of our experiences are designed to be immersive and engaging adventures as we encourage students to ask questions and participate as they relate the concepts and ideas they’ve learned to the places where history took place. Let us create a customized rewarding experience that connects to your curriculum and brings the stories behind the city and its history to life.

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Custom Tours and Itineraries

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Let us help you create the most unforgettable New York experience with the perfect custom tour designed just for you. Let us know your specific interests and we’ll help you create a custom itinerary that will provide an unforgettable experience and make the most out of your time.

We can create any type of tour on any subject
as it relates to New York City and its history:

Neighborhoods in any of the five boroughs of New York City

Epic History Theme Tours

Art and Cultural Tours

Entertainment, Sports and Leisure

Architectural and Landmark Tours

Industry and Infrastructure

Biographical Tours of Notable New Yorkers

Educational Enrichment Tours

Iconic Locations in Film and Television

Special Access Tours

Heritage and Legacy Tours

Corporate History Tours

Live virtual tours and presentations are also available upon request.
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Exceptional Events

Special Events

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We are an experienced team of New York City experts, knowledgeable historians, gifted storytellers and dynamic speakers that are available to assist you for your special event. Let us engage and entertain your audience with inspiring content custom designed and professionally delivered in person or online.

Live in-house and online presentations

Live and virtual special events

Speaking engagements, symposiums, talks and lectures

Salons, soirees and galas

Fundraisers, benefits and auctions

Keynote speaker, panel discussions, Q&A

Interactive experiences

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Milestone Celebrations

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Celebrate your history with a commemoration.

Historical Consulting

Unique Curated Experiences

Bespoke Special Events

Archival Research


Meet our resident historian Kevin Draper

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