Exciting Tours Through the History and Neighborhoods of New York City

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Our private guided walking tours will give you the ultimate New York experience with up close and personal encounters around some of the world’s most famous neighborhoods and landmarks. Get to know the stories and secrets behind the people and places that formed the city and shaped the nation as you discover the treasures hidden between the city streets. Our tours are an exciting way to get a personal in depth look at many of the distinct neighborhoods of Manhattan and epic moments in history. You will experience New York through its rich history, diverse culture and inspiring dynamic by the most knowledgeable and professional guides in the industry. Get ready for an inspiring and unforgettable experience with New York Historical Tours.

Exceptional Tours by New York Historical Tours

Historic Theme Tours

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Discover the history behind influential figures and epic time periods that shaped the city and beyond

Alexander Hamilton & The Founding Fathers Tour

Get an intimate look of the lives and legacies of the most inspiring and accomplished figures in American history.

The Gilded Age: Heyday of High Society Tour

Explore the lives and dynamics of the titans of business and ingenuity from the American industrial revolution.

The Jazz Age: Swing Style and Social Revolution Tour

Discover the high life, style and cultural revolution of the roaring 1920s that inspired the modern era.


Christmas in New York: The Holiday Tour

Unwrapping the Magic: Journey Through New York’s Cherished Holiday Traditions

Neighborhood Tours

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Explore New York’s iconic neighborhoods rich with extraordinary history

Historic Lower Manhattan & Financial District Tour

Discover New York from it’s early colonial history and hear the stories behind how it evolved to become the financial capital of the world.

Downtown Manhattan, Tribeca & Soho Tour

Uncover the many layers of stunning transformation, impactful events and revitalization through the Lower West Side of Manhattan and World Trade Center.

South Street, Seaport & Brooklyn Bridge Tour

Journey between the past and the future and learn how this first major port fueled the growth of the city and beyond through to the iconic marvel of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Lower East Side, Chinatown, & Little Italy Tour

Explore the dynamic social history and diverse heritage of the south east side of Manhattan and learn how it developed and evolved into the melting pot of American culture.

Greenwich Village, NoHo and The East Village Tour

Encounter vibrant neighborhoods rich in history full of life and character world renowned for being an epicenter of creativity, and counter culture of international influence.

The West Village, Chelsea and the High Line Tour

Experience the Village on a walking tour with its it’s charming townhouses and one-of-a-kind places, many with great historical significance, as you navigate your way through to the artistically landscaped High Line Park.

The Chelsea Historic District Tour

Step into a fascinating journey with our engaging private guided tour through Chelsea’s historic district.  Uncover the layers of the neighborhood’s history, from its modest origins to its vibrant present.

Times Square and the Theater District Tour

Go beyond the bright lights and bustling streets for the history and behind the scene perspective of this dynamic home to world renowned entertainment and media.

Majestic Midtown Manhattan Tour

Be apart of the heart of the city, world famous for soaring sky scrapers, entertainment, fashion and shopping as you encounter many familiar sights you’ve seen in film and television.


Secrets of Central Park Tour

Central Park is the centerpiece of Manhattan and America’s most popular and celebrated park where natural landscapes and man made features have been masterfully intertwined into a spectacular work of living art.


Highlights of Harlem Tour

Explore Harlem on a private guided tour filled with compelling narratives behind landmarks past and present that give insight into cultural heritage and the vibrant spirit of this inspiring community.


Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour

Experience Brooklyn on a private guided tour through two of its most historic neighborhoods and immerse in the incredible stories behind many captivating sights and hidden spaces.

Museum Tours

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Enrich yourself on a curated experience through some of the world’s greatest collections of art and artifacts

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour

Skip the line and be guided to the most exciting highlights of the Metropolitan Museum and learn about some of the most incredible art, influential artists and significant artifacts of American history.

The Museum of Modern Art Tour

Enjoy a curated immersive experience through one of the largest and most influential museums of modern and contemporary art in the world.

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The American Museum of Natural History Tour

Skip the line to go on an exploratory journey of discovery through one of the world’s greatest cultural and scientific institutions.

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Day Tours

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Embark on a Journey Through NYC's Legendary Neighborhoods, Where History Comes Alive


Private Full Day Tour: Best of NYC

Discover the essence of NYC in one day! Our full-day tour showcases iconic landmarks, hidden gems, and local favorites with passionate guides. Unforgettable experiences await!


Private Tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island NYC

Embark on a private tour from Battery Park, experiencing the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island’s rich history and symbolism. Witness America’s enduring spirit firsthand.


Private Half Day Tour: The Downtown Experience

Immerse yourself in the ultimate Downtown Experience with our private half-day tour. Dive into the pulse of NYC’s vibrant downtown scene, guided by experts. Uncover hidden treasures and iconic landmarks in just a few unforgettable hours.


Private Half Day Tour: The Magic of Midtown Manhattan

Experience the enchanting Magic of Midtown Manhattan on our private half-day tour. Discover the iconic sights, hidden gems, and vibrant energy of this legendary neighborhood with expert guides by your side.”

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Year after year New York Historical Tours has been awarded Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence and consistently receives top accolades by travelers on the world’s largest travel website.

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