Since March 19, our team has been offering virtual experiences to support our talented staff, partner organizations, and the wonderful artists, manufacturers, and small businesses that we work with. Click here to learn more about our virtual programs and our upcoming sessions, and please consider becoming a member to support our work during this difficult time.
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All Turnstile Tours experiences are available for private groups. We have experience hosting a range of audiences, from college classes to birthday parties to company outings, and we customize our tours to meet your group’s interests and needs. If you are locals looking for a fun afternoon with friends, working professionals looking to learn more about various industries, or a domestic or international tour operator organizing a group trip to New York City, we can help you find experiences to fit your itinerary. Below you will find specialized information for different audiences.

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Tours for Professional and Academic Groups

Turnstile Tours offers highly-specialized tours of lesser-known places and stories of New York City that can be adapted to complement undergraduate, graduate, research, professional development, and industry-related programs. Built around rigorous research and close connections to the communities in which we work, each tour is offered in partnership with a non-profit organization and explores topics ranging from the the history of New York City’s industrial waterfront and military infrastructure to contemporary stories of the city’s manufacturers, immigrant entrepreneurs, urban planners, and architects.

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Tours for K-12 School Groups

Turnstile Tours offers interactive and educational tours in partnership with non-profit organizations on topics ranging from the the history of New York City’s industrial waterfront to the contemporary stories of the city’s manufacturers, immigrant entrepreneurs, urban planners, and architects. Select a tour program below for more information on booking a tour for students, including detailed information on K–12 educational standards that these programs fulfill.

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Tours for the Travel & Tourism Industry

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Turnstile Tours has many years of experience working with the travel trade, and we can offer experiences for a wide range of ages, interests, and budgets. We work directly with travel agents, receptive operators, destination management organizations, and tour operators to deliver high-quality and unique experiences in New York City. Whether you’re looking for a step-guide or a multi-day itinerary, Turnstile Tours can deliver.

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