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Duration: 2 hours

Overview

Step back in time to New York City's Gilded Age as you stroll along Fifth Avenue, once the site of grand mansions of the super-rich. This tour will take you on a journey through history as you discover stunning architecture and hear captivating stories of the lives of the millionaires who once lived here.

🏠 See the footprint of the largest single residence ever built in Manhattan

🏛️ Take in outrageous stories of Gilded Age wealth, architecture, and art on Fifth Avenue while strolling along the very Avenue where they happened

📚 Learn some of the secrets of the famous Frick Collection as you stroll by

🏰 Discover a charming bookshop tucked into a Fifth Avenue mansion

Please note that this tour is mostly outdoors and will require walking for approximately 1.5 miles.

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Year-Round,
Fridays and Sundays 2:00pm

Practical information

Any restrictions to participate?

  • Age: All age groups are welcome.
  • Physical limitations: This tour is easy and most people can participate.

Who can you accommodate for?

  • Children: All participants must pay to participate, children included.
  • Individuals with disabilities: This tour is ADA accessible, just let us know what assistance you may need at the time of booking.
  • Pets: Sorry, no pets allowed.

What to expect on the day of the experience?

  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • What’s included:
    • 2 hour guided tour
    • Ear pieces are provided to each guests, ensuring everyone hears the guide perfectly, even from a distance!
  • Who will be present: You will have a guide with you at all times; also, other guests may be joining (up to 15 people).
  • Spectators: No spectators are allowed, everyone must have a ticket/reservations.
  • Photo/ video: You may take your own photos.

How to prepare?

  • Weather dependency: Rain or shine, the experience will be running.
  • Arrival: Plan to arrive 20 minutes in advance. This tour ends at 79th Street.
  • Parking: It is recommended to take the subway to the meeting location. (By subway to The Plaza: E, F, N, R, W)
  • What to wear: Good walking shoes
  • What to bring: Your phone, wallet, and water bottle are recommended.
  • Restrooms/ lockers/ changing rooms: Restrooms may be available but are not guaranteed. Please use any facilities before the tour begins.

Full description

Are you ready to walk in the footsteps of New York's wealthiest and most powerful residents during the Gilded Age? Join us on our Fifth Avenue Mansions tour as we explore the street that was once home to some of the most extravagant mansions in the city. On this tour, you'll discover the fascinating history of Millionaire's Row, a time when New York's elite vied for the most impressive homes along Fifth Avenue.

You'll be able to see the largest single residence ever built in Manhattan and visit the oldest building on Millionaire's Row. As we stroll along Fifth Avenue, we'll delve into the stories behind the architecture, art, and wealth of the Gilded Age. You'll also learn about the famous Frick Collection, one of the most significant art collections in the country.

Our tour will also take you off the beaten path to discover a charming bookshop tucked away in a Fifth Avenue mansion, and we'll visit one of the last single residence mansions still standing on the avenue. With stunning historical images and captivating stories of the lives of New York's elite, our Fifth Avenue Mansions tour will give you a glimpse into a bygone era of New York's history.

Returns, exchanges and cancellation

Unused Experience Vouchers can be returned within 30 days for a full refund to the original purchaser, no questions asked.

If you have any unused Experience Vouchers, you can exchange them for anything else in our marketplace, no matter when. If you choose an experience that's more expensive, you'll need to pay the difference, but if you choose one that costs less, you'll receive a credit towards your next booking.

No refunds are allowed once the experience is booked, but you can reschedule up to 72 hours before your experience, for a date within a year of the original booking. To reschedule, contact the experience provider directly. No-shows or rescheduling less than 72 hours in advance means losing the value of your experience.

Duration: 2 hours
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