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Harlem Heritage Tours: Tours & Tickets

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Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Harlem Heritage Tours was founded in 1998 to use the industry of tourism as a tool to preserve Harlem's history and to contribute to the development of our local economy. Tours are conducted by those who were born and raised in Harlem, providing...more
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104 Malcolm X Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2595
+1 212-280-7888
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You really want to know more about Harlem? Neal is the best person to ask: he is full of stories that spark your imagination, he is extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic so that you learn a lot not only about Harlem's history but the history of...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Astrid S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I’ve told my family and friends about this tour they all want to come now! Excellent tour. I learned a lot about Harlem. My first visit will come back again

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a most excellent experience with Neal Shoemaker at Harlem Heritage Tours yesterday. My group of 34 diverse teens representing youth groups from DC and Manhattan had a mpst meaningful experience learning about the Civil Rights movement and history of Harlem including: Central Park Five,...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Global480056
Reviewed October 12, 2019 via mobile

The Civil Rights Tour (Harlem Heritage Tours) of Harlem did not disappoint. Mr. Neal Shoemaker was an awesome guide. It was nothing short of a grand day walking in the footsteps of the ancestors (Malcom X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., etc.) It was an...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tahjacropper
Reviewed October 6, 2019

Our tour guide Neal was born and bred in Harlem and he is well-known around the town with many people stopping to shake his hand or reinforce to us just how loved "Mr Harlem" is. His knowledge is exceptional. Neal has a speaker he uses...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2019

It was an early start getting into Manhattan from Long Island, but this was worth the early Sunday morning for. We met with our guide on Malcolm X Blvd, very knowledgeable fellow who was able to give a lot of background history on the area....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 6, 2019

I visited with my 22 year old daughter. The group included people from USA(the south), Argentina,Australia and several European countries. We were made very welcome and felt this was the real deal. Privileged to attend the Sunday church service. Neal’s tour of the area was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Peter M
Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely tour guide who was the fittest 91 year old we’ve ever seen. He was very knowledgable and a great tour guide. He showed us around Harlem and recommended one of the best places to eat called The Red Rooster where we...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank pooleblondie2014
Reviewed July 10, 2019

(11.00-13.00) A short walkthrough Harlem community with local guide. Great performing in the church at the end.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mormu39
Reviewed July 5, 2019

I have taken my community college students on this tour for YEARS. It is professional, educational and fun. Neal Shoemaker is an outstanding tour guide. He exudes what Harlem is all about and is a waking trivia machine. I cannot rave about this walking tour...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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March 12, 2018|
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Response from loveharlem | Property representative |
Hello my friend, The tour ends about 12:45 or so, no later than 1pm on west 125th Street, if you have any questions you can call us at 212 280-7888.
October 15, 2017|
Response from Pepsi38 | Reviewed this property |
This I cannot answer. We had a most informative tour on a Thursday.