Venue Details

2 Star Starred
Lower Manhattan
One Bowling Green #1 New York, NY 10004
212-514-3700
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Goldstar Member
Visit the American Indian Museum (old US Customs), which is the tour starting point.
Gangs of New York-Nieuw Amsterdam info Oct 20 2011 star this tip starred

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33 events
19 reviews
18 stars
attended Nov 30 2013

There wasw a lot of physical anthrololgy and not enough story and not enough about what I didn't already know. My husband found it more interesting than I did.

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2 reviews
21 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

iT WAS WONDERFULL, iT WORTHS THE WALKING TOUR...,THE GUIDE (I am sorry I don't remember his name) HE WAS SO GOOD!!! I HAD LIVING ALMOST 20 YEARS IN WESTCHESTER, NY AND WE DIDIN'T KNOW MANY HISTORIC FACTS ABOUT SOME PLACES THAT WE VISITED AND...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 06 2011

Wonderful and informative tour. Learned some new things about NYC and the role that NY played in the slave trade and abolitionist movement. Stacey was an excellent guide.

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Website

http://www.insideouttours.com/wordpress/the-underground-railroad-tour/

Description

Inside Out Tours offers this eye-opening, informative walking tour that guides you through the role slavery played in New York City’s early history and the remarkable fight for the abolition of slavery in New York City.

View historic sites that were part of the Underground Railroad network.  Visit a memorial and museum commemorating the lives of enslaved Africans in NYC. Learn about the harrowing and long journey that many slaves undertook to gain their freedom. Listen to tales of courage and triumph and discover real New Yorkers who risked life and property to help others. 

This three-hour tour reveals the location and details of slave rebellions and riots, and offers fascinating insights to the institution of slavery in New York City.

About the Ticket Supplier: Inside Out Tours LLC

Inside Out Tours allows visitors and local residents to find the ultimate cultural experience "off the beaten path." Established by two native New Yorkers, we highlight establishments that locals frequent, exploring the rich food, history, architecture and culture of Brooklyn and Manhattan. On our tours, you do not simply observe from a distance but you can meet the locals, taste the food, hear local music, view artwork from artisans and see historically significant sites, fully engaging your senses in New York City's vibrant and diverse neighborhoods.