NYC's Maritime History Tour in Manhattan

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Take a journey back through lower Manhattan on a guided tour. Experience New York as the world’s greatest ports of call.
Duration:  2hrs
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
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  • Explore the early Dutch era maritime history through the stories of infamous sea captains Adrian Block and William Kidd
  • Get access onto the Wavertree at South Street Seaport, including inside its great hull
  • Walk the less-charted trail along the historic east side slips, including Old Slip and Coenties
  • Learn about New York’s old buried ships on both the Hudson and East River shores and New York’s old floating churches
  • Discover other related sites including the International Merchant Marine Building, The Cunard Building, the Alexander Hamilton Custom House, and a stop at the stunning Merchant Marine Memorial by the historic Pier A building
  • Visit South Street Seaport for the history of this unique museum, its historic ships, and unparalleled views of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline

What's Included

  • Guided walking tour with a licensed NYC Tour guide
  • Your ticket includes entry into the South Street Seaport Museum

Additional Information

  • This tour is completely outdoors
  • The tour will end at the South Street Seaport

Cancellation policy

No refunds or cancellations.

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Meeting location:  89 South St


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