Hamilton Musical Walking Tour - New York City

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Take a song-by-song stroll through Hamilton’s rise and eventual fall as New York’s foremost Founding Father. This tour is designed for folks who have already seen or plan to see the 11 Tony Award winning Broadway production or those just addicted to the cast album. The tour puts the songs, history and lower Manhattan locations into perspective. The tour matches up individual songs with their actual location, including some bonus stops that help illuminate the time and place that Alexander Hamilton lived and died in. 

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  • Family friendly
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Led by a local guide
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We start in Lower Manhattan at City Hall Park, once known as the New York City Commons. Using Lin-Manuel Miranda's 46 songs as your roadmap, from the title song "Alexander Hamilton" through to the finale "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story"  you explore the locations, lyrics and relationships of Hamilton.

The 2 dozen stops include every major event in the play including, Kings College (Aaron Burr, Sir, My Shot), NYC Commons (Right Hand Man), Federal Reserve (Ten Duel Commandments), Thomas Jefferson's House (The Room Where It Happens), Bank of New York (Take a Break), Federal Hall (Cabinet Battles, Washington On Your Side) Golden Hill (Guns and Ships), Bowling Green (The Reynolds Pamphlet, It's Quiet Uptown) and Trinity Church (Best of Wives and Best of Women) and many more including Bonus Stops that highlight the places that Hamilton frequented that are not in the play. 

You will learn the inside story of his extramarital affair with Maria Reynolds, how he met George Washington, how Lin-Manuel Miranda came up with some of these amazing songs, some of Hamilton's "other duels", what really caused the Hamilton - Burr duel and why it turned out the way it did. 

The tour lasts about 2.5 hours, covers approximately 1.75 miles. If you know the songs feel free to sing along, we love audience participation.
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Inclusions for Hamilton Musical Walking Tour

  • Tour Conducted Using UHF Personal Listening Device - Never miss a word or song no matter how noisy the city gets. 
  • Walking tour
  • Local guide
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Exclusions for Hamilton Musical Walking Tour

  • Gratuities (recommended)
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A moderate amount of walking is involved

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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14 reviews by the users

  • Originally we were sad that we had to schedule the tour after we had seen the play. It turned out that it was a good thing. Anyone going to
    the play should think about doing the tour.

  • Tour was great, really informative and fun to get to listen to some of the Hamilton soundtrack while walking where the story took place. Guide was great !!!

  • Chazz was both knowledgable and entertaining. Highly recommended for the Hamilton fan.

  • This tour was amazing!! Chaz was very knowledgeable and found a great way to play parts of the songs and interject the facts. He had pictures of the real people and places during that time. He also uses a system where you could always hear him and in NYC is not easy. Absolutely fantastic!

  • Chazz is an amazing tour guide and his passion bubbles over when sharing about Alexander Hamilton. Our walk through lower Manhattan and being in intimate proximity to THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED was a great enhancement to our enjoyment of the musical. Listening to the lyrics of the songs while we walked made the entire process come alive! I believe that understanding the underlying plot and progression in musicals and operas elevate their enjoyment. Taking this tour just before attending the evening performance was time and value well spent. Chazz also added additional bits of historical facts and trivia about New York and he had wonderful anecdotal comments to add to the fun.

  • Chazz was great. Very knowledgeable and lots of fun. Our 12-year-old is a super fan and she was interested and engaged throughout.

  • I had high expectations for this tour and they were all met, if not exceeded. Chazz was a wonderful guide. The headsets he used helped me clearly hear the music from the musical while he provided an informative commentary. We walked for several hours to get a feel about what New York was like in the time of Alexander Hamilton. I took this tour to be better informed when I attend the musical Hamilton - you do not need to have seen the show to take this tour.

    Chazz also seamlessly included local sites outside the scope of the Hamilton Walking Tour including 9/11 - nothing was missed. I would highly recommend this tour and will definitely use Chazz again as a guide when I return.

  • Our guide was incredibly informative and even if you are not a huge fan of Hamilton, the historic value of New York is worth it!

  • Chaz was a highly engaging tour guide - he even sings but doesn't rap. Full of knowledge, he is able to contextualise the hit musical by drawing on what really happened and where. This was a wonderful way to spend our morning before seeing the show that night. A must for lovers of history and Hamilton.

  • This. Was. Amazing. I felt so lucky to have happened upon this on Trip Advisor and I'm so glad I booked this! My husband and I went on this tour after catching Hamilton on Broadway the day before, and it could not have complemented the musical more. Chazz was so knowledgeable about not only the historical context of the play, but the cultural influences that inspired Lin-Manuel Miranda as well. He was so generous with his time and even had New York City history to tie in with Hamilton's legacy. This was a one-of-a-kind experience that I would recommend to anyone with an interest in the birth of our nation or an obsession with the greatest musical of our time. Don't miss out on this incredible gem!

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USD 46.03