Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour

Navy Yard Center

See a unique part of New York City and learn something new about US history on this guided tour of Brooklyn Navy Yard, located on the borough’s historic waterfront. Gain unique insight into New York’s interesting naval legacy as you witness the yard’... more

See a unique part of New York City and learn something new about US history on this guided tour of Brooklyn Navy Yard, located on the borough’s historic waterfront. Gain unique insight into New York’s interesting naval legacy as you witness the yard’s dramatic transformation from the Revolutionary War to today. Your knowledgeable guide will lead you through one of the country's former leading naval shipbuilding facilities, and explain how it has become a national leader for sustainable urban industrial parks. This is a great tour for history buffs and people interested in 'green' industry and manufacturing! Meet at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center and hop on a bus to begin your tour of this massive 300-acre (121-hectare) historical site. You and your knowledgeable guide will stop and explore several locations by foot for a closer look at New York’s interesting naval history. Visit some of the yard’s most intriguing places, like the 19th-century navy hospital and surgeon's house and the oldest dry dock in the US, which is still used for ship repair today. For more than 150 years, this yard created America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri. He... more

See a unique part of New York City and learn something new about US history on this guided tour of Brooklyn Navy Yard, located on the borough’s historic waterfront. Gain unique insight into New York’s interesting naval legacy as you witness the yard’s dramatic transformation from the Revolutionary War to today. Your knowledgeable guide will lead you through one of the country's former leading naval shipbuilding facilities, and explain how it has become a national leader for sustainable urban industrial parks. This is a great tour for history buffs and people interested in 'green' industry and manufacturing!

Meet at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center and hop on a bus to begin your tour of this massive 300-acre (121-hectare) historical site. You and your knowledgeable guide will stop and explore several locations by foot for a closer look at New York’s interesting naval history.

Visit some of the yard’s most intriguing places, like the 19th-century navy hospital and surgeon's house and the oldest dry dock in the US, which is still used for ship repair today.

For more than 150 years, this yard created America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri. Hear how it has transformed from one of the nation's top naval shipbuilding facilities into a national leader for sustainable urban industrial parks. It now houses the nation's first multi-story ‘green’ industrial building, featuring wind turbines and wind- and solar-powered street lamps.

To enhance your experience, see historical photographs and listen to audio clips of WW2-era workers, manufacturers and farmers.

You’ll also learn how today the manufacturing facilities are used by hundreds of companies and generate a wide range of products ranging from modular housing units to military body armor, Sweet n' Low, whiskey and movie set designs!


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Info

Navy Yard Center
Brooklyn, NY

Editorial Rating

Tour Admission Cost

$30 - Adults

Tour Duration And Additional Info

2 hours
Inclusions
- 2-hour tour
- Driver/guide

Exclusions
- Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Information
- While infants under 2 years of age do not require tickets, they must be tied to the body (via a wrapping cloth, Baby Bjorn, etc.) of the accompanying adult while on the bus to ensure the child’s safety
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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