Explore the Freedom Trail in New York City on this two-hour walking tour. You’ll learn about how brave people created the networks and contacts in Brooklyn and Manhattan which formed the Underground Railroad. Your guide will take you to an archeological site and memorial built in memory of colonial America’s enslaved Africans. You’ll get to see some of the former stations on the Railroad, including people’s homes and churches that were used to hide escaping slaves. The tour will also describe the riots, revolts, and dramatic escapes that occurred and you’ll hear exciting tales of the courage and triumph of real New Yorkers who risked their lives and property to help people escape from the chains of slavery.
Attractions & guided tours
New York City Slavery and Underground Railroad Tour
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
- Learn about the Underground Railroad
- See real homes and churches used to hide escaping slaves
What to expect
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
- Guided tour
1 Bowling Green NY, NY 10004
Meet your guide at the bottom of the steps in front of the Museum of the American Indian located at 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004.
What to remember
- Tour itinerary may be modified or canceled due to special events (parades, marathon, traffic conditions)
- The tour ends in Broadway [between Reade Street and Duane Street]
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