Unique New York Experiences

Become An Insider

Untapped New York Insiders is a members-only club giving you free access to NYC’s most off-limits places, free admission to museums and much more… Think of it as your passport to NYC’s secrets!

Do you want to explore an abandoned shooting range deep below Brooklyn? Climb to the top of the Little Red Lighthouse? Or take a behind-the-scenes tour inside a Gilded Age mansion? You’ve come to the right place… Insiders get exclusive access to places in NYC which are usually closed to the public, and free admission to over a dozen museums across New York City.

$10 per month

Insider

  • Free members-only tours to NYC’s most off-limits places
  • Free access to events and talks from our partners.
  • $5 off Untapped New York tours
  • A cool Untapped New York tote bag

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$15 per month

Insider+

Everything from the Insider level, plus: 

  • Free admission to over a dozen museums in NYC:
  • The Queens Museum, Skyscraper Museum, Merchants House Museum, New York City Fire Museum, Fraunces Tavern Museum, Museum at Eldridge Street, Morris Jumel Mansion, Museum of Chinese in America, Wyckoff House Museum, Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, Poster House Museum

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$25 per month

Explorers

Everything from the Insider+ level, plus: 

  • Bring a friend for free to members-only tours
  • Bring a friend for free to events and talks from our partners
  • Free admission for two to over a dozen museums in NYC

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  • I’ve lived where my entire life and my grandmother was a librarian and we spent much of my childhood exploring out of the way places so I really did think I had seen all there was to see in NYC. I was wrong. This membership has allowed me access to parts of NYC I had no idea existed, access to parts that otherwise I would never been able to see in my life, and the creative and amazing ways artists are using old spaces to repurpose historical landmarks without destroying their original landmark status. It’s incredible.

    Samantha Plesser
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FAQs

Can I cancel my membership at any time?  

Of course! In your member account, you can change, pause or cancel your membership at any time. You can also upgrade or downgrade your membership levels. If you’re temporarily leaving town, you can simply pause your membership and restart it when ready.

How do I get free admission to the museums partnered with Insiders? 

It’s easy! If you’re an Insiders+ or Explorer level member, just show your Member Card, accessible through your account page on your phone at entry. See the whole list of partner museums here.

Are there discounts for yearly memberships?

Yes! We offer our members one month free every year when they pay yearly. You can also switch between monthly and yearly plans at any time.

How do I book members-only tours and events?

Members-only tours have limited capacity and are booked on a first come, first served basis. Registration opens within two weeks of the tour date. The exact date and time when registration opens will be announced in the members-only newsletter. The “Book Now” button will only appear if you are logged in to the Untapped New York website once registration is open.

What if an event is sold out?

Don’t worry! Members events have limited capacity but we plan on repeating our most popular ones so you will have another opportunity to join us. There are also multiple other members-only events that you can join in each month

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