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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 Dec 31, 2023  02:30 PM-03:30 PM EST  City Hall Park

Free Brooklyn Bridge Tour

Join us as we walk through the beauty and history of the World’s Most Famous Bridge!

Published: September 2, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 07:00 PM-09:00 PM EST  Dyker Heights, Brooklyn

Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Lights Walking Tour

Experience the magic of the holiday season with our Dyker Heights Christmas Lights tour—join us for a festive evening of dazzling light

Published: November 25, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa


 until Dec 31, 2023 (Tue, Fri, Sun)  09:00 AM-10:00 AM EST  Washington Square Park

Walk Through NYC’s Most Iconic Neighborhoods

Join us for a captivating journey through NYC’s legendary neighborhoods, from the charming Greenwich Village to the iconic SoHo

Published: November 25, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 11:30 AM-01:30 PM EST  Fraunces Tavern

NYC Free Tour en Español

¡Conozca la ciudad de Nueva York a través de los ojos de los lugareños!

Published: December 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

December 4, 2023 (Monday)

 12:00 PM-02:00 PM EST  Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

Educator Open House for Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books at NYPL

Join us at NYPL on December 4 for an Educator Open House to learn about teaching opportunities with our remarkable collections!

Published: November 30, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

December 6, 2023 (Wednesday)

 until Dec 27, 2023 (on Wed)  11:00 AM-12:00 PM EST  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 25, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 11:00 AM-12:00 PM EST  Mesier Homestead

Holiday Open House at Mesier Homestead in Wappingers Falls

See the beautifully decorated downstairs rooms of the Mesier Homestead and browse our gift shop, stocked with local items.

Published: December 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

December 7, 2023 (Thursday)

 02:00 PM-03:00 PM EST

World War II Walking Tour

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the history of World War II on this captivating walking tour.

Published: December 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

December 9, 2023 (Saturday)

 11:00 AM-11:30 AM EST

East End Food Hub Tour

Take a tour of East End Food Hub and learn about the project’s design, construction progress, and mission to support local food systems.

Published: December 1, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 until Dec 30, 2023 (on Sat)  12:00 PM-01:00 PM EST  Fort Tryon Park Margaret Corbin Circle (Main Entrance)

Avian Alex Urban Wildlife Tours For All Abilities

Birding For People With Disabilities and Allies

Published: November 18, 2023; Author: Julia Sonrisa

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