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Harlem Heritage Tours

New York City, NY, USA
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About Harlem Heritage Tours
Harlem Heritage Tours was founded in 1998 to use the industry of tourism as a tool to preserve Harlem's history and to contribute to the development of our local economy. Tours are conducted by those who were born and raised in Harlem, providing visitors with and nsiders view of our culture. Harlem Heritage Tours strives to provide the most innovation experiences in tourism and with the tech advances of modern day, it's been fun to create new tours. We look forward to seeing you in Harlem.
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Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour

Step back in time, and follow in the footsteps of some of Harlem’s most celebrated former residents, when you embark on a small-group walking tour. As you explore, you’ll learn all about the Harlem Renaissance: the explosive period of artistic and intellectual development that forever changed the neighborhood. Listen to music from the 1920s as you go, and hear stories about figures the likes of Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, and Langston Hughes. You’ll also visit key neighborhood sights, including the Apollo Theater.
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2 hours
from $26.67

Harlem Gospel Multimedia Walking Tour

New York City's Harlem neighborhood is booming with history, but if you’re exploring on your own, you might miss out on some key details of the area. This Harlem gospel multimedia walking tour takes you to a gospel-accompanied church service and shows you around Harlem with a guide who’s lived in the neighborhood their whole life. Plus, you’ll start with a light breakfast and watch a video before you set out.
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4 hours
from $41.60

Harlem Civil Rights Multimedia Walking Tour

Step back in time, and learn about a key period in Harlem’s history, when you embark on this walking tour of the neighborhood. Meet your guide, a longtime Harlem resident, and set off. You’ll be following in the footsteps of former neighborhood residents like Malcolm X and Adam Clayton Powell Jr., and will learn all about Harlem’s role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s. Your guide will also share videos, photos, and other multimedia pieces of history as you explore.
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2 hours
from $26.67

Harlem Sightseeing and Apollo Theater Multimedia Walking Tour

Explore Harlem on foot as you absorb the history of its music, legendary entertainers, and the heyday of the Apollo Theater on a 3-hour walking tour. In addition to discovering the neighborhood and its history, you'll get a chance to stand on the same stage as musical geniuses such as James Brown and Ella Fitzgerald, and go backstage for a mock 'Amateur Night at the Apollo' performance.
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3 hours
from $69.34

Harlem Movie and TV Multimedia Walking Tour

Get to know Harlem’s cinematic side when you embark on a small-group walking tour of the neighborhood’s filming locations. Follow in the footsteps of celebrities and directors, and see where Luke Cage, Law & Order, American Gangster, and other films and television shows were shot. Your guide will screen clips at each stop you make. As you go, you’ll also see some of Harlem’s key landmarks and will learn more about its history.
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2 hours
from $26.67
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Franklin R wrote a review Jun 2020
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My 17 year old daughter and I went on the tour highlighting the life of Malcolm X when he lived in Harlem, in February 2020. Neal was such a knowledgeable guide - he took us to the exact spots where Malcolm X made his mark in Harlem. He knew so much about the surrounding
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Rn71klr wrote a review Mar 2020
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We were lucky enough to be the only 2 people on this tour with Neil. We had a great time learning some of the history of harlem and exploring the area. Also talking to the gentleman at the apollo theatre! They both shared lots of great knowledge, and even though it rained most
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Maude wrote a review Feb 2020
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I have lived in New York City for more than a decade, but I embarrassingly have spent very little of that time exploring Manhattan. I live in Brooklyn and work in Manhattan, and it's easy to get into a routine of commuting back and forth every day, only spending time in the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Allan C wrote a review Jan 2020
Victoria, Canada18 contributions2 helpful votes
We had never been to Harlem and figured this was the place to start. We we right! Because it was winter (and cold!) we were the only two on the tour. Our guide, Andy, has lived in Harlem since 1959 and has seen a lot of the history himself: the politics, the architecture, music,
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Inspiration272251 wrote a review Jan 2020
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Andy (our super spry) 91 year old tour guide was a wealth of information! We learned so much and had a lovely afternoon with him. Would definitely do another tour if in NYC again. I recommend this company to any type of traveler!
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