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Unique Tours & Webinars for the Curious Mind

Small Groups

We welcome up to 10 guests on our public walking tours

5 Stars Rating

on Trip Advisor, and recipient of their 2020 Traveler's Choice Award!

Exclusive Access

We'll get you inside places nobody else goes to

Explore Ellis Island's Abandoned Hospital

Exclusive hard hat tour inside Ellis Island's Contagious Disease Hospital, abandoned since 1954. An experience unlike any other in NYC...

Discover the Secrets of Grand Central

Did you know there is a hidden tennis court inside Grand Central? Or that its ceiling is backwards? Join us and discover its many other secrets.

Discover The Remnants of Dutch New Amsterdam

Explore where New York began and discover the many hidden relics of Dutch New Amsterdam in today's lower Manhattan!

Our Guests Love it!

  • 5 star ratingBest Tour of Grand Central The guide was very enthusiastic and clearly enjoyed what he was doing. We actually went overtime and everyone in the group was happy about it. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

    Beachlover00000000-0
    9/12/2021

    5 star ratingHistory and hidden treasures. Highly recommend GCT is a treasured resource to NYC. Ben was an exceptional guide sharing insights, pointing out hidden gems and the rich history of the building and railroad travel in NYC. Too often travelers pass thru this masterpiece without the time to appreciate it. If you think you’ve seen it all, this tour is highly recommended.

    marylovelltx
    9/11/2021
  • People judged when I booked the tour at grand central but it was so worth it. Loved all the history and Ben was fantastic.

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    Kayla
    9/10/2021

    Our tour guide John was so knowledgeable and nice! We loved discovering the hidden secrets and stories of Grand Central Terminal. I highly recommend.

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    Gina
    9/05/2021
  • This tour was amazing! We'd definitely go again!

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    Annemarie
    9/04/2021

    Excellent experience! Justin gave such a thorough presentation and knew so much about the history of Grand Central. We had an amazing time and look forward to going on another tour with Justin next time 🙂

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    Marcel
    8/28/2021
  • Fascinating and fun! Loved the expert knowledge and historical photos!

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    Aimee
    8/21/2021

    5 star ratingHidden gem tours here!! Very authentic New York City tour! The tour guide is an expert in Dutch history! So much to learn and it is all in plain sight! These tours are gem in NYC! You will learn & laugh! People like their tours so much that they become members and have member Only tours - they also have virtual tours if you live far! I will be attending virtual tour! Just great resource here!!!

    nataliaspinelli
    8/18/2021
  • 5 star ratingSPECTACULAR! My boyfriend and I took this tour for a research for his new novel. Ben, our tour guide, was the most loving and experienced guide ever. He knew so much and had the best energy throughout the tour!!! The best!!!

    289cristinan
    8/14/2021

    5 star ratingA fabulous adventure exploring Grand Central and Penn Stations and the NY Subway! I scheduled 2 private tours for my husband and our 13 year old grandson, the Secrets of Grand Central Station and The Remnants of Penn Station at 2 separate times on one day, both with Justin. Justin suggested it might be more fun for our grandson if we combined the tours and rode the subway to include the secrets of the NY Subway, usually offered as a separate tour. The resulting tour was fabulous! Justin's sensitivity to what our grandson would enjoy most was spot on, and his visuals brought it all to life. My husband and I were thrilled with Justin's attention to detail, his personable manner and genuine knowledge of and enthusiasm for his subject matter. Our grandson, a real train enthusiast, hasn't stopped talking about it yet, and neither have we. Justin combines all the perfect traits of a guide, and anyone able to schedule a tour with him will have a most memorable experience. His give aways at the end of pictures of Penn station before and after, etc. will be lasting mementoes of our wonderful experience. Untapped tours is amazing with its unique offerings, excellent guides and ease of scheduling.

    ceejay069
    8/10/2021
  • Great host

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    Drew
    8/07/2021

    A very nice experience

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    Paul
    8/07/2021
  • Great behind the scenes insight into a beautiful NYC landmark.

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    Jennifer
    8/07/2021

    This was an awesome experience, full of fun and historical tidbits that made me appreciate the place so much more! Andy was my tour guide, an excellent speaker who rounded up our group with great energy and thoughtful suggestions.

    Side note: I joined the tour a bit late, but Andy was incredibly accommodating and even managed to help me find the group while running the tour. Major thanks!!

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    Sandra
    8/06/2021
  • Excellent experience! We had Gabby as our guide! She was very knowledgeable and was happy to answer our questions! I learned a lot during this experience!

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    Ruth
    7/31/2021

    Gabby was super knowledgeable

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    Sabina
    7/31/2021
  • Gaby was great, very knowledgeable and nice

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    Katharina
    7/31/2021

    Great

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    Christine
    7/24/2021
  • Amazing tour! Spent a lovely day learning all about Grand Central. Would recommend the tour to anyone looking to learn more

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    Kathryn
    7/18/2021

    Awesome tour! I’ve been walking through Grand Central for years, and now I have this immense knowledge of its history and architecture (and a few hidden gems!) to carry with me.

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    Nick
    7/17/2021

Our Walking Tours

Ellis Island Abandoned Hospital empty room
2 Hours - $83

Abandoned Ellis Island Hospital

Exclusive Hard Hat Tour inside the usually off-limits hospital

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View of Grand Central Terminal's atrium
1.5 Hours - $35

Secrets of Grand Central

Discover the many Secrets of this iconic building including its hidden tennis court!

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Chambers Street Station
2 Hours - $35

Underground Subway Tour

Discover the surprising history of the NYC Subway

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1.5 Hours - $35

Secrets of the Lower East Side

Explore the history and evolution of Manhattan’s Lower East Side!

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Moynihan Train Hall
1 Hours - $35

Moynihan Train Hall Art Walk

Discover the artistic side of Moynihan Train Hall

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Aerial View of the old Penn Station
2 Hours - $35

Remnants of Penn Station Tour

Discover the hidden remnants of the old Penn Station!

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1.5 - 2 Hours - $60 and up

Summer Cruises on the Hudson River

Take in views of NYC while sailing on the Hudson River

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Women touching remnant of Dutch Wall
2 Hours - $35

Remnants of Dutch New York

Discover the many hidden Dutch relics south of Wall Street

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NY State World's Fairs Pavilion Flushing Meadows Corona Park
2 Hours - $35

NY World's Fairs Tour

Didn’t make it to the 1939/40 or 1964/65 World’s Fairs? Here's your chance!

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Trinity Church Cemetery
2 Hours - $35

Financial District Hidden Gems

Discover the neighborhood's most surprising places and stories

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Brooklyn Bridge empty
2 Hours - $35

Secrets of the Brooklyn Bridge

Discover the secrets & hidden gems of NYC's most famous bridge!

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Private Tours

We can organize a private tour just for your group! Whether you are planning your next family outing, a school trip or a corporate event, we've got you covered!

Virtual Tours

Explore the best of what NYC has to offer from the comfort of your home! We offer several live webinars a week, on-demand virtual tours and more!

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