We had two amazing experiences in NYC with Kristin Singleton-Ferrari as our tour guide! The organization of the tour and the accommodations were excellent! Kristin was very knowledgeable and informative and had a great personality and sense of humor.
Bedford Stuyvesant Walking Tour
Learn About NYC’s African American Culture
Enjoy Authentic Street Art
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.
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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2 hour tour – $37.89 per person
4 hour tour + entrance to Weeksville Heritage Center – $60 per person
Utica Avenue Subway Station, A train, Brooklyn
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, January to December
Entrance to Weeksville Heritage Center, 1 New York tour guide, tours are available in English and Italian
Food and beverages
What to bring
Comfortable shoes and water
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
What is your cancellation policy?
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.
What happens if I am late for my tour?
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!
Check out What Our Guests Are Saying
Kristin had our attention from the get-go. Her knowledge of New York is bar none. I highly recommend Kristin if you are planning a vacation in the area.