Guided walking tour to explore the Underground Railroad, a clandestine escape tunnel for slaves in New York.

Guided walking tour to explore the Underground Railroad, a clandestine escape tunnel for slaves in New York.

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Discovering the "Underground Railroad", the clandestine escape network in Manhattan

The original tour of New York for those who wish to learn more about slavery

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Duration
2 hours 30 minutes

Languages

English

Starting time
11:00 AM , 1:00 PM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

Follow the road to freedom in New York and discover the extraordinary history of the men and women who fled slavery!

On this guided tour, you will discover the little-known history of slavery in New York, and find out about the "Underground Railroad", a clandestine escape tunnel in Manhattan.

You will learn more about the long road that the slaves travelled to earn their freedom, which included many rebellions, and dramatic escape attempts. You will also discover authentic stories of courage of New Yorkers who risked their lives to help slaves break free.

With your guide, you will explore the historic places which were part of the Underground Railroad, as well as an archaeological site. You will also see a memorial dedicated to the Africans who died because of slavery.

Departure place

Good to know

  • Availability: Wednesday and/or Saturday, depending on seasons
  • Departure point: at the bottom of the steps in front of the Museum of the American Indian

Price includes

  • Guided tour of New York revolving around slavery
  • Services of a tour guide

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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