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Brooklyn: 2-Hour Brooklyn Navy Yard Walking Tour

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Tours Culture & history Walking tours Wheelchair accessible

Go behind-the-scenes on this Brooklyn Navy Yard walking tour to explore the Yard's legacy of naval shipbuilding and its recent transformation into a thriving green industrial park that is a hub for New York's manufacturing and creative sectors.


  • See how historic buildings have been preserved and adapted for modern industry
  • Visit a dry dock that dates to 1851 and is still in use for ship repair today!
  • Learn about the workers who designed, repaired, and built ships at the Yard
  • Discover how hundreds of businesses are designing and making things at the site
  • See infrastructure that is central to keeping the city running


For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri. Located on Brooklyn's historic waterfront, the Yard today is home to hundreds of innovative creative and manufacturing businesses On this tour, you'll discover the past, present, and future of the vast 300-acre (126-hectare) site and visit some of the Yard's most intriguing places, including a historic 1851 dry dock that's still used for ship repair today, a food manufacturing space that was the nerve center of the site in WWII, and exhibits, public art, and buildings that reveal the stories of the workers and innovation at the site over time. This tour includes audio clips from WWII-era workers and stories about manufacturers, artists, and even farmers in the Yard today!


Assistive listening devices to improve hearing access (available with advance notice)

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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