Harlem Civil Rights walking tour with lunch
Activities

Harlem Civil Rights walking tour with lunch

Language: English
Availability: Wednesdays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Expand your knowledge on a very pivotal period in the history of the United States
  • Visit the original Temple No. 7, the Blumstein Department Store, Mother A.M.E. Zion Church and many more
  • Learn about Harlem's role during the Civil Rights Movement
  • Visit some hidden Harlem treasures
What to expect

The Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s was a very pivotal period in the history of the United States and Harlem played a significant role during this time.

On this 3-hour tour, you will walk the streets, visit the sites and learn about individuals who contributed to this cause: some protested, marched, fought for and even died for this movement. Get to know them and the critical event they took part in as you walk from 116th Street uptown to the 137th. Have you ever wondered what happened in the two Harlem Riots or the famous March on Washington House? Have you ever heard of Malcolm X, A. Philip Randolph, Josephine Baker, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Roy Wilkins to name a few? Your expert local guide will help you gain a clear understanding of what happened during this great time in history.

Visit the original Temple No. 7, the mosque where Malcolm X used to preach, the Blumstein Department Store, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was stabbed In 1958 while signing copies of his book, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and many more important landmarks.

Once the walking tour comes to a close, you will be treated to a delicious lunch at a local Harlem restaurant.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Guided walking tour
    • Lunch
    What's not included
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation
    Reduced price

    Children (age 0-6): Free

    Where

    Lenox Avenue/W 116th St, New York, NY 10026, USA

    Meeting point:

    Tour departs in front of CVS

    What to remember
    • Comfortable shoes are recommended
    • Tour runs rain or shine. Please dress accordingly
    • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in
    • Upon arrival guests’ temperature will be measured. Face coverings must be worn at all times during all pre and post-trip activities
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    When
    • Wednesdays at 11.00 am
    • This tour does not operate on 24-25 December and 31 December-1 January
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    Provider
    Welcome to Harlem
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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