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New York Historical Tours
Ranked #45 of 746 Tours in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Experience the rich history, dynamic energy, and diverse culture of New York City from the inside out with New York Historical Tours. Your expert licensed tour leader will guide you through many famous and familiar landmarks of New York City as you hear fascinating stories and learn intriguing secrets of the most exciting city in the world. Offering group tours, personalized private tours for any sized group of Manhattan and New York City. An unforgettable experience for the first time visitor as well as the seasoned New Yorker. There are an exciting variety of tours to choose from whether you want to explore a neighborhood or step back in time * Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers * * Downtown and the Financial District * * South Street Seaport and the Brooklyn Bridge * * Immigration and Innovation: Rise of the Modern City * * Greenwich Village, Little Italy and Chinatown * * West Village, Chelsea and the High Line * * Jazz Age Metropolis: Swing, Style and Social Revolution * * Times Square, The Theater District and Hell's Kitchen * * The Heart of Midtown * * The Gilded Age Tour: The Heyday of High Society * * Central Park Tours " * Highlights of Harlem *
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Loved our two tours we took with Kevin, Hamilton and Gilded Age. Kevin is a real historian and provided both knowledge and great tips for our visit. Thanks to Kevin, we learned Hamilton tidbits we never would have known as well as visited the Frick Museum Collection and ate at a cafe at Madison & 91st, thanks to Kevin's tour and recommendations. Will definitely take another NY Historical tour on our next visit.Highly recommend!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lesliechase
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"gilded age"
in 39 reviews
"founding fathers"
in 26 reviews
"private tour"
in 24 reviews
"lower manhattan"
in 29 reviews
"alexander hamilton"
in 12 reviews
"great tour"
in 21 reviews
"walking tour"
in 19 reviews
"the financial district"
in 12 reviews
"group tour"
in 7 reviews
"guide kevin"
in 4 reviews
"new york"
in 69 reviews
"colonial history"
in 3 reviews
"bowling green park"
in 3 reviews
"highly recommend this tour company"
in 3 reviews
"greenwich village"
in 13 reviews
"boy scout troop"
in 2 reviews
"custom tour"
in 2 reviews

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great tour of lower Manhattan with Kevin. I’m not a big history buff and do dislike ‘tours’ as I often find them dry, over acted or boring. However, this really was super! I learned quite a bit and it was interesting. I would definitely do another tour with him.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank msweeks
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I did the Greenwich Village, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour in February, with Kevin the guide. I've done many historical walks in several cities over the years, and its not always easy to get a good guide, with extensive knowledge, who is engaging and personable, and can cope with being asked any number of random questions. A good guide accommodates all the varying attendees and their unique predilections! - doesn't just talk at you, but engages with you, and sets the scene and unfolds the history of a city. And Kevin does all this and more. Excellent guide. Well organised company. Im not in habit if giving out 5 out of 5 scores for any old so and so. But this was well worth it. I sense they get a lot of repeat customers. And when I'm next in NY I will book another. Thanks Kev!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ElleLondon44
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We're fans of the musical Hamilton and have read the book that inspired the play. Nonetheless, we learned more on this tour and gained an appreciation for New York since the first Dutch colonists set foot on Manhattan. Our guide Kevin gave a well paced tour that kept the attention of teenagers and adults alike. Highly recommend this tour company for anyone interested in the history of Manhattan and the footsteps of many of the founding fathers.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank David F
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

New York is our favorite travel destination. We love diversity and the vibrance of this wonderful city. We have taken other walking tours and this is the first time we have used New York Historical Tours. We LOVED it!. It was not booked as a private tour, but we were the only ones that signed up and our tour guide, Kevin gave us a private tour for the same rate. The time flew by as he gave us the narrative of the area we explored. Kevin made us feel very comfortable and answered all our questions. He brought to life the history of the Bowery and Astor Place and also gave us a very good perspective on the state of preservation of historic buildings. He also told us to contact him if we had any additional questions about anything he talked about. It was an immensely enjoyable experience.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Luis C
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