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NYC: Central Park Historical Tour with Optional Museum Entry

Product ID: 238237
Enjoy a historical walk through Central Park, led by a costumed guide from the past. Take the opportunity to leave the tour at certain locations and rejoin, if desired. Choose to experience the nearby American Museum of Natural History or The Met.
About this activity
Duration: 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy listening to the history of Central Park from professional actors/tour guides
  • See highlights including the Angel of the Waters, The Ramble, and Shakespeare Garden
  • Explore the park during the periodic stops before continueing the tour
Full description
Discover the history and charm of Central Park as related by a character of the times. Join this tour for 'A Walk In The Park' as a costumed guide brings to life the splendor that makes Central Park a world-class destination.

As a character from another era, the guide will introduce you to Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the creators of this urban masterpiece. Marvel at the architecture of Bethesda Terrace and experience the serenity of The Ramble on this 2.5-hour comprehensive tour. See highlights including the Angel of the Waters, Alice in Wonderland Statue, Cleopatra’s Needle, The Ramble, and Shakespeare Garden.

At the designated location there will be an opportunity to walk off the tour, visit The Met Museum or American Museum of Natural History or enjoy the activities going on around you, before rejoining a later group (about 2-hour interval) at the walk-off point.
  • 2.5-hour walking tour
  • Professional actor guide
  • Century 21 Gift Card - $5.00 value and up
  • Ability to walk off/on, if desired
  • Museum upgrade, if purchased
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

South West corner of West 77th Street and Central Park West - Alongside the New York Historical Society, look for the supervisor in Yellow City Rambler logo hat/jacket.

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City Rambler

Product ID: 238237