Sex, Liquor, and Murder | Halloween Edition Walking Tour
October 27 | 6:30pm | $35 ($30 for Museum Members
Join the Seaport Museum’s Historian for this special Halloween themed dark tour of 19th-century New York’s most notorious district of vice and depravity, the Fourth Ward. On this adults-only (18 and older) evening tour you will hear the stories of sordid murders, dangerous criminals, and infamous houses of ill repute as you take a walk through the Wickedest Ward. Especially for Halloween, you will also be taken inside Schermerhorn Row, which contains the remains of an old hotel where several guests met grisly ends.
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Take the A, C, 2, 3, J, Z, 4, or 5 train to Fulton Street.
Upon exiting, walk east on Fulton Street until you reach the museum. Depending on where you exit, the walk takes between 8 and 15 minutes.
Take the M-15 SBS or M-15 to Fulton Street. Note: On the M-15 SBS, you must pay at the bus stop before boarding.
Walk one block east.
The East River Ferry, Water Taxi, and New York Waterway provide service to Pier 11 from Brooklyn, Queens, and New Jersey.
From Pier 11, walk north on South Street for about 5 minutes.
Once at Fulton Street, turn left. The Visitor Center (12 Fulton Street) is about a half block west.
From the Staten Island Ferry, the museum is about a mile walk Northeast on Water or South Street.
Parking in the area is limited. There is a parking lot located at Front and John Streets, just one block from the museum. Another lot is available at 294 Pearl Street.
*As we are located in an historic district please contact the museum regarding accessibility needs prior to your visit