Bedford Stuyvesant Walking Tour

Learn About NYC’s African American Culture

Enjoy Authentic Street Art

Beautiful Architecture

Explore African American History, Culture, and Art in Bedford Stuyvesant

Walk with us through one of NYC’s most diverse neighborhoods on this Bedford Stuyvesant guided tour. Explore beautiful architecture and rich culture as you learn about the past and present of New York’s Dutch Farmland turned African American community with your local guide.

Highlights

Walk the streets of Bed Stuy and learn about the famous brownstone architecture

Hear about the highs and lows of the area’s history

Learn about the rich African American culture with a visit to Weeksville Heritage Center

See a variety of famous film locations and stories about the area’s famous residents

Get insider tips from your local tour guide

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Trip Details

The Specifics

Price

2 hour tour – $37.89 per person
4 hour tour + entrance to Weeksville Heritage Center – $60 per person


Departure time

9:00 AM


Meeting point

Utica Avenue Subway Station, A train, Brooklyn


Availability

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, January to December


Duration

4 hours


Group size

1-20 people


Included

Entrance to Weeksville Heritage Center, 1 New York tour guide, tours are available in English and Italian


Not included

Food and beverages


What to bring

Comfortable shoes and water


Participation requirements

This is a four-hour walking tour and participants will need to be comfortable with walking and standing for long periods of time.


Good to Know

On Sundays, the tour can be extended to attend the gospel service, available after March 31 2020.

What's in Store

This original take on a Brooklyn walking tour guides you around one of the few areas in NYC that has managed to preserve its heritage as the city changes around it. Join us on a stroll around this up-and-coming neighborhood with our local guide getting you up to speed on its turbulent history as well as the controversy of modern-day gentrification. For the art lovers, the guides will point out some of the area’s best street art and the fantastic architecture including the famous brownstone houses.

Immerse yourself in the African American culture that is so key to both the area’s and NYC’s identity. Visit Weeksville Heritage Center, a museum aimed at preserving African American history and featuring original homes of one of many free black communities in America. Learn about the residents of the neighborhood and famous faces, like Biggie Smalls and Lauryn Hill, who have put the area on the map. Your guide will show you famous film locations as you weave through the streets.

Our tour guide is as local as they get, so don’t be afraid to ask for more recommendations and tips!

Frequently Asked Questions

All our tours are non-refundable, with the exception of inevitable emergency or cases of extreme weather, in this case, the tour can be credited for up to 1 year.

Please call the number available on your confirmation. The guide can be contacted in order to connect you with the group.

Have more questions? Check out our FAQ page!

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