Last Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of the Month | 6pm | $20 ($10 for Museum Members)| Purchase Tickets
Whether you are a native New Yorker or just visiting for the weekend, the South Street Seaport Museum’s walking tours are a perfect one-hour tour experience to learn and laugh about the South Street Seaport Historic District’s and Lower Manhattan’s crazy history. Join the Museum’s historian on the last Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of each month for a walk around South Street! Clicking any “purchase tickets” button below will take you to our walking tour calendar where you can learn more and select tickets for the tours in which you are interested.
The tours meets at South Street Seaport Museum, 12 Fulton Street. Please wear weather appropriate clothing, comfortable shoes, and have a bottle of water with you.
The Roaring Twenties transformed the piers of the East River into a haven for mobsters, smugglers, and tourists heading to the casinos of Havana, Cuba. From rum runners to luxury liners, discover the forgotten life of the East River waterfront during Prohibition, the Great Depression, and the Cuban Revolution.
The Brooklyn Bridge quietly rises above South Street, but beneath its great towers, it stands on nearly 150 years’ worth of secrets. Take a walk from the Seaport District to the entrance of the Brooklyn Bridge as the stories of the bridge’s grueling construction, the incredible lives of its builders, and long forgotten vaults hidden deep within are revealed to you.
Join the Seaport Museum’s Historian for an exclusive and dark tour of 19th-century New York’s most notorious district of vice and depravity, the Fourth Ward. On this once a month 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.