Virtual Session: Hidden Treasures of Prospect Park

Sunday, March 22, 11am

See and learn about Prospect Park’s little-known corners and hidden treasures, including the Rose Garden, Lookout Hill, and the park’s historic archways. Led by two engaging guides, this virtual experience will use photos of the park today and from the archives of the Prospect Park Alliance to illuminate the layers of history still visible in the landscape.

Virtual Programs
icon-calendar  Every Day at 11am + weekends at 4pm
icon-clock-o  30-45 mins
icon-map-marker  Virtual sessions via Zoom webinar

Virtual Session: How It Works: The Brooklyn Army Terminal Atrium

View of the metal frames that span the two sides of Building B, a massive concrete industrial building with an atrium at the center that opens to the sky.

Saturday, March 21, 11am

One of the most iconic spaces in New York City, the atrium of the Brooklyn Army Terminal was once a hive of activity for moving military supplies from World War I to the Cold War. This engineering marvel is a mystery to most visitors, and this presentation by our resident expert will explain how the space was designed, built, and operated, and how technologies like the forklift and shipping container impacted operations over time.

Virtual Programs

icon-calendar  Every Day at 11am + weekends at 4pm
icon-clock-o  30-45 mins
icon-map-marker  Virtual sessions via Zoom webinar

Virtual Session: All Things Olive Oil with Essex Olive & Spice

Four hands reaching in from different directions to dip bread into bowls of olive oil on a table with a spread of various olive oils, vinegars, and a bread basket

Friday, March 20, 11am

How do you know if the olive oil in your kitchen is what it says on the bottle? What are the differences between olive oils from different parts of the world? Become an olive oil connoisseur with Saad Bourkadi, owner of Essex Olive & Spice in the Lower East Side’s Essex Market, whose family has been growing olives and producing oil in Morocco for four generations. Register here.

Virtual Programs

icon-calendar  Every Day at 11am + weekends at 4pm
icon-clock-o  30-45 mins
icon-map-marker  Virtual sessions via Zoom webinar

Virtual Session: Inventions of the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Thursday, March 19, 11am

For over two hundred years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard has been on the cutting edge of innovation, first as a leading shipyard for the US Navy, and today as a home to 500+ industrial, manufacturing, design, and technology companies. We’ll look back at inventions – some small enough to hold, some as large as ships – both groundbreaking and mundane, that shaped the history of the Yard and the wider world. Hosted by Andrew Gustafson. Register here.

Virtual Programs

icon-calendar  Every Day at 11am + weekends at 4pm
icon-clock-o  30-45 mins
icon-map-marker  Virtual sessions via Zoom webinar

Starting Thursday, March 19, Turnstile Tours will be offering virtual programs every day at 11am. Click here for the complete listing of sessions, or use the calendar below to find a session related to this tour program.