Situated where George Washington once addressed his officers, the Fraunces Tavern Museum is the only museum in the Big Apple dedicated exclusively to Revolutionary War history. Today, the museum showcases an 8,000-object collection that engages visitors of all ages.
Alexander Hamilton spent much of his life in New York City, and many locations tied to his personal and public life can still be visited—if you know where to look. With this walking tour, explore the city through the eyes of a Founding Father. Hear stories about his life and death as you explore Zuccotti Park, the New York Stock Exchange, and Wall Street, as well as Hamilton’s tomb and favorite bar.
See the attractions that interest you in New York City with this Sightseeing Flex Pass. Select the number of attractions you want to visit (from two to 12) and use your pass to gain access at any time within 30 days. More than 100 NYC attractions and activities are available to choose from, such as the Statue of Liberty, One World Observatory, and Top of the Rock Observation Deck.
Uncover a unique part of New York history not always brushed upon during this New York City Slavery and Underground Railroad tour. Follow the NYC Freedom Trail, and learn how a group of brave men and women forged the network that became the Underground Railroad. View the former city stations that were included on the Underground Railroad, and discover how New Yorkers risked their lives to help people escape slavery.
Rewind to the Revolutionary War in New York City on this walking tour. Swap guidebooks and smartphones for a guide who can bring the sights truly to life, and chart Manhattan’s late 18th-century history at landmarks such as St. Paul’s Chapel and Fraunces Tavern. Your guide, a regular contributor to the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum” will also share tales of figures including George Washington that you’d miss alone.
Alexander Hamilton and George Washington were two of the most important figures in US history, and much of their lives were spent in New York City. With this walking tour, explore historic locations in lower Manhattan tied to these two great men and the birth of the United States. Gain insight into the first reading of the Declaration of Independence, ratification of the Constitution, Washington's inauguration, and more from your guide.
Visit more than 100 NYC attractions with the money-saving Sightseeing Pass, which allows you to customize your sightseeing itinerary. Choose from a 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 7-, or 10-day pass to suit your schedule. Enjoy free entry to One World Observatory, Top of the Rock, Statue of Liberty, plus many more, and enjoy unlimited access to CitySightseeing hop-on hop-off buses for the duration of your pass.
Prebook and save time by combining a tour of Downtown Manhattan, the 9/11 Memorial, and the Statue of Liberty. See where Manhattan began, at Fort Amsterdam. Visit Bowling Green Park and the famous Charging Bull. Finally, walk through the space of the former World Trade Center, where the tragic events of 9/11 took place, and then take a ferry ride to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.
Embark on a captivating walking tour of Lower Manhattan. Covering a distance of 1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers and lasting two hours, it traces New York's transformation from a Dutch colony to the bustling metropolis it is today. Unravel the intriguing tale of Manhattan's legendary purchase for a mere $24 in beads. See the site of a fort that changed hands between the Dutch and the British, and eventually saw the end of the American Revolution. Visit the city's oldest park and the iconic Charging Bull statue. Relive the dramatic duel Alexander Hamilton had at his resting place. Stroll along Wall Street with the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall, the United States' first capitol. Delve into the mystery of a building concealing $400 billion of gold beneath its foundations. Finally, conclude the tour with a visit to the oldest tavern in New York, leaving you with memories of a journey steeped in the rich tapestry of history.
Alexander Hamilton envisioned modern America and the seat of the nation's financial power more accurately than any other Founding Father. Creating the Bank of New York in 1784 and the First National Bank in 1790, he eventually restored national credit to a bankrupt country, and by doing so birthed America’s most critical financial systems. Hamilton's vision has defined Wall Street more than any other person in history to date.
This tour explores the city of New York in Hamilton's life, and the deep impression he left behind. As we uncover the secrets behind his inexhaustible drive and his unimaginable achievements, it explains his relentless effort to leave his bold impression on his adopted nation.
This private tour allows you to see some of New York's most important sites in just 2.5 hours. With your dedicated guide, walk through downtown Manhattan, visit the 9/11 Memorial, and head on to the Statue of Liberty. This private tour ensures flexibility and personalized attention from your guide. Priority-access round-trip ferry tickets are included.
In this tour, you will be told by a former resident of the Financial District a compressed and almost storyline version of the four hundred years of Manhattan. This tour breaks down those four hundred years into four epochs, the Colonial Era, the Port City, the World's City, and the Fall and Rise of Modern New York. The tour guide may also point to different restaurants to try out along the way.
Discover the financial and political roots of Wall Street, from the Native American origins of early trading in the Americas to the influences of European merchants and the rise of the American Financial system.
We explore the financial crises caused by stock market crashes, the impact of aggressive economic growth on diverse populations, and the rebirth of Lower Manhattan after the devastating events of 9/11. Meet the visionaries, financial innovators, women pioneers, Robber Barons, and forgotten enslaved laborers who helped shape the history of Wall Street.
Alexander Hamilton is one of the most intriguing figures in American history. Discover his life and follow in the footsteps of him and the other Founding Fathers on this private NYC walking tour, fully personalized to your group. You’ll pass the room where it happened, hear about the events of Bowling Green, explore the birthplace of the American government, visit New York City’s oldest church, and more.
Best Alexander Hamilton tour in the city, from a published historian who has spent a lifetime reading and learning about Hamilton. There's so much more to this great American than the depiction presented by the Broadway show. We'll fill in the rest of the picture for you in a fun and entertaining way. We'll make you laugh with zingers (did you know Aaron Burr's nickname for George Washington was "Old Muttonhead"?) and scratch your head mulling over oddities (the location of weird relics like Washington's wooden teeth, Gouverneur Morris's peg leg, etc.). But most of all we'll give you food for thought and make you ponder new questions: Was Alexander Hamilton a Hero or a Villain? What if he had survived his duel with Burr? Would he have become President of the United States? And if he did, how would a Hamilton presidency have changed the course of American history?
Our Lower Manhattan tour offers a truly unique and enriching experience:
Cultural immersion: Our tour is designed to give you an authentic and immersive experience of Lower Manhattan's rich cultural history.
Education: Our expert guides are passionate about sharing their knowledge and expertise with you. We'll take you to historic landmarks and lesser-known spots that are rich in history and significance, providing fascinating insights into the city's past and present.
Unique access: We're proud to offer access to some of the most interesting and under-explored spots in Lower Manhattan. F
Personalized experience: We believe in providing a personalize and tailored experience to our guests. That's why we limit the size of our tour groups, allowing us to provide individual attention and create a more intimate and engaging experience.
A very modern trading hub, it is steeped in American History dating back to the 17th century - both triumphal and shameful. Its iconic skyscrapers are built alongside historic buildings like the Federal Hall. From the American Revolution to the Slave Trade, the founding of the New York Stock Exchange to the Great Depression, becoming the global financial superpower to the tragic events of 9/11, Wall Street is full of the stories that have made, broken, and remade modern America, and the wider world.
Enjoy an immersive and fascinating private walking tour of New York City’s famous financial district known around the world simply as “Wall Street”. A busy and vibrant area filled with historic buildings and skyscrapers, it borders the bright lights of theatrical Broadway and is steeped in America’s history, both tragic and triumphant.
Private guides tour explores New York City's oldest neighborhood downtown to experience the evolution of New York from its early colonial history through the American Revolution, its rise to power and understand how it evolved to become the capital of the world. Your guide will take you on a path through history to visit many significant sights from the early Dutch settlement and English colonial era and explore the events that influenced the development of a new and independent nation.
This private walking tour of New York will help you feel grounded in the city’s history as you view traces of the colonial past in Lower Manhattan. You’ll hear the stories behind Manhattan place names, learn about what the island was like before European settlement, and visit some of the oldest buildings in the city.
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