Uncover Harlem’s rich historical past. Learn about its origins as a rural Dutch community and its transformation into a summer retreat for New York's most prominent families. In the 1900s The Great Migration of African Americans from the south transformed the neighborhood into a Mecca for writers and artists bringing about Harlem’s Golden Age known as the Renaissance. faced Economic adversity in the 1960s and 1970s gave rise to a resurgence in the late 1980s. We invite you to Explore its present-day community beaming with pride as it revels in Harlem's new renaissance.
See famous landmarks, institutions, and enclaves like City College, Morningside Heights, Sugar Hill, the Morris Jumel Mansion, Sylvan Terrace, Strivers Row, Hamilton Grange the and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Stroll along the famous 125th street and see the Apollo Theater.
Joining a local congregation for Sunday worship service and experience the soul-stirring power of gospel music.
Location: 690 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10019 (between 43rd St and 44th St)
Tour Length: 4 Hours
Tours operate on Sundays
Exceptions: No tours on 12/25/2022 and 01/01/2023. Instead, tours will be operated on Saturday 12/24/2022 and 12/31/2022.
Tours depart at 9:00 a.m (Please arrive at least 30 minute earlier).
Tours available in English and French
After your online purchase you will be redirected to a page with your voucher. An order confirmation, with a link to your online voucher, will also be e-mailed to you within two hours of completing your purchase. Redeem at any of the visitor center locations listed on the voucher. At the visitor center, simply show your voucher on your mobile phone or bring a printed copy.