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Municipal Art Society Tours

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MAS tours are designed to help our fellow New Yorkers and out-of-town visitors better understand our built environment, appreciate what has been saved, learn about what has been lost, and get the inside scoop on what's to come.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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New York City, NY 10019
Midtown East
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Reviewed yesterday

We had an absolutely great experience with this tour and the guide, Debby. The tour started promptly and was very well organized with check in and handing of the audio hearing devices. The tour stated it would be 75 minutes but we went well past...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Louis R
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We have been to New York many times and been amazed at the grandeur of Grand Central Terminal, it’s always been on our list to do an official tour and learn more. We booked at the Tour Ticket office, the guy there was fantastic, helpful,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlanT113
Reviewed August 21, 2018

One can trip over the multitude and variety of walking tours available in NYC. Consider Municipal Art Society tours at the top of the list. They are chock full of information. They cover a broad swath of New York City historic, architectural and of-interest tours...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jvhepps27
Reviewed July 8, 2018

That's my opinion of the MAS Tours. Some are very good, like the Gilded Age on the Upper East side, some are mediocre, like the Astoria Steinway tour, some are dreadful, like a SOHO tour I once walked out from in the first ten minutes....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Oliver S
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Deborah Zelcer connects you to the life and work of the remarkable Nicola Tesla and his New York City haunts. Enjoyable walking tour for those interested in science, technology, New York City history and the dawning of the age of electricity in the late 19th...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarthaF
Reviewed February 24, 2018

We enjoyed the MAS tour of Grand Central and learned a lot about the Vanderbilt family and the building and restoration of an American icon. It is very difficult to find the tour if you buy tickets in advance as the only meeting place is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank dowagerton2
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Took the Grand Central Station tour with my daughter today. What a treat! Indoors, outside the building and into many obscure parts of the train station we were led. Historical references, interesting facts and a sense of humor were all provided by our tour docent...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank JohnJ2088
Reviewed August 30, 2017

A while back I had taken Deborah's tour on Nikola Tesla and was so delighted by her presentation that I knew I wanted to take another tour with her. Her Art Wars tour lived up to the promise. A solid 10. Deborah's tours are highly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank CatMcGuire
Reviewed August 12, 2017

An excellent 2 hour walking tour of midtown Manhattan Art Deco masterpieces (including lobbies where accessible). Visited sites included 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Waldorf Astoria, Chrysler Building, Helmsley Building, Chanin Building, Fred French Building and more. At each stop a very informed presentation of the history,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank schwenko
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Inspired Insanity - Nikola Tesla in New York led by Deborah Zelcer was an amazing, very informative and fun tour. We started the tour at the South West corner of Bryant Park., 40th St and 6th Avenue. This corner has a street sign, Nikola Tesla...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank vivianetraveler
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Have you tried the free tour of the New York Public Library? It is really worth taking it.
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