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Free tours in New York City

New York is a popular tourist city with skyscrapers, old mansions and parks that have their own mysteries, stories, destinies. Many people want to visit unusual places in the city, but it is not always so easy to find them on your own. By visiting New York tours for free, you will not only save money, but also get to know the city better, in a way that you did not even suspect before.

Every day there are free tours with a variety of interesting and scenic routes, where you will hear a lot of new things about New York City. Experienced guides will tell you amazing stories about buildings of various styles, about famous and talented writers, poets, composers, musicians, about fateful events in history that influenced thousands of destinies, about the mysterious places of the city, and much more.

Free NYC tours are based on the enthusiasm of the tour guide, but tips are always welcome!

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 until May 22, 2024 (on Wed)  10:00 AM-11:00 AM EDT

AMS III Charter High School — Wednesday Weekly School tours

Looking for a school for your 9th and 10th graders for the 2024-2025 school year? Please reach out to schedule a school tour!

Published: March 23, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 until Dec 11, 2024 (on Wed)  11:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT  Fountain at 41st and 6th

Bryant Park Public Tours

Go on an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today. The guides are loaded with expertise on the park’s rich history, award-winning design, distinct amenities, and ongoing maintenance efforts.

Published: February 3, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 until (Wed, Sat)  12:00 AM-12:00 AM EDT

High Line Tour: From Freight to Flowers

Hear the story behind New York City’s park in the sky. Join us for a free tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider’s perspective on the park’s history, design, and landscape.

Published: December 13, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

April 25, 2024 (Thursday)

 until Apr 30, 2024 (Tue, Thu)  12:00 PM-01:00 PM EDT

History Tours of The Battery

Tour New York’s historic birthplace park with an expert guide!

Published: April 21, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

April 26, 2024 (Friday)

 10:00 AM-03:00 PM EDT  Liberty Hall Museum

Arbor Day Tours

An Arbor Day Celebration!

Published: April 21, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

April 27, 2024 (Saturday)

 05:00 PM-06:00 PM EDT

Nature Tour of Hunter`s Point South Park

Take a nature tour of Hunter`s Point South Park led by Gabriel Willow, in partnership with the Newtown Creek Alliance.

Published: April 20, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

April 30, 2024 (Tuesday)

 until Jun 25, 2024 (on Tue)  09:30 AM-10:30 AM EDT

Excel Upper Charter School Tours

Beginning in January, join us for school tours every Tuesday at 9:30 AM

Published: February 10, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

May 2, 2024 (Thursday)

 01:00 PM-02:00 PM EDT  The Battery Urban Farm

Tour of The Battery Urban Farm

Take a tour of The Battery Urban Farm to learn about how we grow to produce in the heart of downtown New York City

Published: April 5, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

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