Fifth Avenue Gilded Age Mansions Tour

Tour Highlights

  • 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
  • Uncover one of the last single residence mansion on Fifth Avenue
  • Visit the oldest building on Millionaire’s Row, Fifth Avenue
Make this tour private, schedule it anytime. Starts at $280

Guests Love This Tour!

  • 5 star ratingNative New Yorker wowed by this excursion Richard, our guide, was articulate, enthusiastic and professional. Despite wiltingly hot temperatures, he kept things moving along in a timely way. He held our attention as he recounted interesting facts and anecdotes about the glorious "gilded mansions of Fifth Ave". I might even do this same tour again as there was so much to learn and appreciate.

    Stefanie S
    8/07/2022

    4 star ratingInteresting look at the past Very interesting tour of the gilded age mansions on Fifth Ave As a New Yorker, there were bits of info I learned on this tour.

    246judil
    7/26/2022
  • 5 star ratingGreat Guilded Age Tour We went on the Guilded Age Mansions tour. Bob Gelber gave a great tour complete with the history of the interpersonal feuds of the time. He was informative, enthusiastic and professional — he even continued educating us when the tour was interrupted by a sudden rain storm. Highly recommend.

    E4599EOwendyg
    7/17/2022

    5 star ratingIncredible Gilded Age Tour up Fifth Ave Such an interesting and exciting tour. Justin’s knowledge and skill at storytelling brought Gilded Age New York City to life. We saw beautiful mansions which I’ve just walked by all my life. With the aid of a marvelous collection of old photographs we could see what things were like at the turn of the century. Highly recommend, can’t wait to do more

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    Suzanne
    4/23/2022
  • 5 star ratingIncredible Gilded Age Tour up Fifth Ave Such an interesting and exciting tour. Justin’s knowledge and skill at storytelling brought Gilded Age New York City to life. We saw beautiful mansions which I’ve just walked by all my life. With the aid of a marvelous collection of old photographs we could see what things were like at the turn of the century. Highly recommend, can’t wait to do more

    suzanneg951
    4/23/2022

    5 star ratingTime & money well spent I was on the Guilded Age mansion tour. Our guide was tremendous and although it moved at a fast pace, he was prepared, articulate, and genuinely excited about the subject matter. This tour comes with my highest approval. Well done!

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    gregorywP5869SF
    4/08/2022
  • 5 star ratingA joy! I also did Untapped’s brand new Gilded Age tour – a fascinating stroll down history lane while walking up 5th Avenue. Our unforgettable guide Justin provided an afternoon jam-packed with facts, intriguing stories and inside information. Catch this if you can.

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    Johanna
    3/24/2022

    Fantastic Tour Fantastic tour with a delightful tour guide.

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    Lynn
    3/24/2022

About This Tour:

Take a stroll along Fifth Avenue as it was during the Gilded Age when grand mansions of millionaires lined the illustrious street. As you revisit Millionaire’s Row, you will discover works of architecture lost to time and some that remain today with a new purpose. This tour will resurrect some of the magnificent mansions that no longer stand bringing those glamorous abodes back to life with stunning historical images and scintillating stories of the affairs that took place inside.
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