Events in New York City

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in New York City

Brooklyn: 2-Hour Brooklyn Navy Yard Walking Tour

6 Reviews
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.

Highlights

  • 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

Description

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!

Includes

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

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Gallery

Book Now! Brooklyn: 2-Hour Brooklyn Navy Yard Walking Tour

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for New York City.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Recommended Experiences in New York City

500+ trusted car hire partners globally

Create & Share your own Guide to New York City with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide New York City is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations