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Turnstile Tours

Corner of Flushing Ave and Carlton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
+1 347-903-8687
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Engaging tours of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn Waterfront, WWII History of New York, Food Carts and Trucks, and public markets. Tours on foot, by bus, bicycle, and boat. All tours offered in partnership with local nonprofit organizations.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Corner of Flushing Ave and Carlton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
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"food carts"
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"brooklyn navy yard"
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"dry dock"
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"great tour"
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"cart tour"
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"brian hoffman"
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"essex street market"
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"ship building"
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Reviewed yesterday

Without any prior knowledge of the history of this property, this was a wonderful, educational and engaging tour. Our guide, Doug, was articulate, ultra informed on the Yard. He brought out so many unique interesting details, fulfilling the title "Past Present and Future". His book...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had no idea, when we started, just how diverse, and huge this site was. But the tour was loaded to the gills with great historic information of just the type I like... I was shocked to see an entire farm on a rooftop! Plus,...More

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Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for coming out to the Brooklyn Navy Yard and for taking the time to share this enthusiastic review! We were delighted to explore the massive site with you. Please know you are more than welcome anytime! We'd love to host you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I got to know the neighborhood history of East Village that I had not known after living in NY for several years. The guide was so very kind and enthusiastic as well.More

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Thank Miae_NYC_2018
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Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so very much for joining us on the Essex Street Market Tour! We were grateful to host you and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed learning about the history of the neighborhood. The market itself is a longtime anchor in the community...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brooklyn Navy Yard has so much history. Tour guide Andrew was knowledgeable and engaging. I’d go back for another tour.More

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Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us for one of our Brooklyn Navy Yard Tours! We're so grateful you took the time to write this review, and would love to host you again on any of our tours. Wishing you all the best, and thanks...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip was very interesting and informative for me and my husband as we are new immigrants from Europe.More

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Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for coming on the tour and sharing this review. We're delighted that you had an interesting and informative experience on our tour, and that it offered a message of welcome and helpful or insightful perspectives about your new home here in the United...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got stuck in a traffic jam and was running late. I was running into meet the group and the tour leader actually CALLED me to see if I was on my way. He waited to begin until I showed up. Amazing, I can say...More

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Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We were delighted to see your review! Thank you for coming on the tour and for taking the time to share this review. We are so pleased you enjoyed exploring the Brooklyn Navy Yard with us, and that you appreciated the fact that our guide...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was informative and enjoyable. Even though I live in Brooklyn I had very little knowledge about the navy yard. This was a fun introduction for any history buff. Guide was conscious of keeping guests cool (as possible) on the sweltering hot day.More

Thank Emily L
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Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Emily, Thank you for coming on the tour and writing this wonderful review! We're so pleased to see that you had an informative and enjoyable experience on our World War II Tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. There's so much to learn and see at...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andrew was a well informed tour guide who made a generally ugly site interesting. It is now mostly manufacturing space, but it provides a significant number of jobs for local people, including those usually disadvantaged in employment. The new mission of the site, along with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Informative, fun, really enlightening; a glimpse at a part of Brooklyn the current crop of uncaring, greedy developers and oblivious hipsters don't see too much. Brooklyn how it was and how it could be.

Thank Alice S
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