Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour

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Overview

See a unique part of New York City and learn something new about US history on this guided tour of Brooklyn Navy Yard, located on the borough’s historic waterfront. Gain unique insight into New York’s interesting naval legacy as you witness the yard’s dramatic transformation from the Revolutionary War to today. Your knowledgeable guide will lead you through one of the country's former leading naval shipbuilding facilities, and explain how it has become a national leader for sustainable urban industrial parks. This is a great tour for history buffs and people interested in 'green' industry and manufacturing!
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Meet at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center and hop on a bus to begin your tour of this massive 300-acre (121-hectare) historical site. You and your knowledgeable guide will stop and explore several locations by foot for a closer look at New York’s interesting naval history.
Visit some of the yard’s most intriguing places, like the 19th-century navy hospital and surgeon's house and the oldest dry dock in the US, which is still used for ship repair today.
For more than 150 years, this yard created America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri. Hear how it has transformed from one of the nation's top naval shipbuilding facilities into a national leader for sustainable urban industrial parks. It now houses the nation's first multi-story ‘green’ industrial building, featuring wind turbines and wind- and solar-powered street lamps.
To enhance your experience, see historical photographs and listen to audio clips of WW2-era workers, manufacturers and farmers.
You’ll also learn how today the manufacturing facilities are used by hundreds of companies and generate a wide range of products ranging from modular housing units to military body armor, Sweet n' Low, whiskey and movie set designs!
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Inclusions for Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour

  • 2-hour tour
  • Driver/guide
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Exclusions for Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

While infants under 2 years of age do not require tickets, they must be tied to the body (via a wrapping cloth, Baby Bjorn, etc.) of the accompanying adult while on the bus to ensure the child’s safety

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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12 reviews by the users

  • This tour was amazing!

  • Guide was an expert on the subject matter! Building 92 welcome center is brand new and beautiful.

  • The tour guide was OUTSTANDING!

  • GREAT tour, the tour guide was very knowledgeable and warm. Enjoyed all the detailed information he gave us. I was happy to add additional information since I had worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the 50s.

  • This tour was highly interesting and well guided! I wish we could have entered some of the buildings and seen more of the adaptive re-use and sustainability aspects but overall, quite satisfied!

  • Excellent tour
    Excellent guide
    Will recommend the tour to friends
    Really fascinating

  • Excellent.

  • Guide was fun,knew the material and it was an enjoyable experience.

  • Fascinating and a worth while trip whole heatedly recommend it to anyone who's new to NYC or just never taken one of these trips ever even if you aren't new here.

  • Very well organized. Excellent tour guide, knowledgeable and pleasant. Presentation well-paced and informative.

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USD 28.18