Secrets of Grand Central Tour

Secrets of Grand Central Tour

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the secrets of one of NYC’s most iconic buildings
  • Learn about the design flaw as large as Grand Central’s main concourse
  • Find one of NYC’s most elegant cocktail bars formally an office, a speakeasy and a jail
  • Peek into the entrance of the glass walkways
  • Locate Grand Central’s hidden tennis court
  • Decipher the hidden symbols of the family that built Grand Central
  • See what’s left of Grand Central’s lost movie theater
Make this tour private, schedule it anytime. Starts at $312

Guests Love This Tour!

  • 4 star ratingInteresting tour Fun tour. Learned a lot about the history of grand central. Headsets made a big difference in being able to enjoy the tour without having to huddle around the tourguide.
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    Pamela F
    5 star ratingFun in Grand Central Terminal It was truly a great tour! Jonathan was excellent and knowledgeable. He even was very funny and kept the attention of three teens!!
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    Heather K
  • 5 star ratingAppreciating a gem, Grand Central Station A local accent on the Grand Central Station tour was certainly a plus but more the many unseen facets seen during this enjoyable 90 minute exploration.
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    Eric H
    5 star ratingDefinitely Recommend We learned so much about Grand Central Terminal. AJ was an energetic, entertaining and outstanding guide. Would definitely recommend.
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  • 4 star ratingInteresting tour of Grand Central Terminal It was interesting to hear the history of Grand Central Terminal. Our guide was interesting and funny. There were maybe a bit too many historical photos. We enjoyed the tour.
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    5 star ratingGrand Central Station still holds some surprises. Louis made our tour of GCS a lot of fun. He was very knowledgeable with a liberal dash of humor. The behind-the-scenes stories were wonderful. Louis was quite mindful of those on the tour who were moving slowly. He was safety-minded without being bossy.
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    Susan N
  • 5 star ratingGreat time at Grand Central Ststion Collin was an outstanding guide. His tour was very informative & filled with interesting facts and stories.
    Boblemmon Avatar
    5 star ratingTour of Grand Central Terminal We were delighted that we decided to take the Grand Central Terminal Tour. John De Santo our guide had lots of interesting facts, pictures and stories to share with us. John has a nice sense of humour and is passionate about this amazing building and it’s history. We saw lots of acorns. beautiful original fittings, tennis courts located up several stories, hidden staircase and discovered the connections with many famous people over its history. We would definitely recommend this tour.
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    Mary K
  • 5 star ratingHighly recommend Great tour of the main and backstairs parts of Grand Central. Our guide also had some fascinating historical pictures. The earpiece made it easy to hear the entire tour.
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    5 star ratingGCT - Did you know... I grew up in NYC and traveled to/thru GCT for many years. Still was able to learn quite a bit from this tour. Highly recommend it to both native New Yorkers and all visitors. Excellent historical tour
  • 5 star ratingInformative, fascinating, great history and back story about the Station I just wanted to say that AJ delivered a fantastic tour about Grand Central Station - he is upbeat, extremely knowledgeable, funny and kept us moving at a perfect pace. The historical photos of the station and many back stories were fascinating. Would definitely sign up for another tour with him. There were so many incredible details about Grand Central Station I had not known. Would recommend highly.
    5 star ratingA Must for Everyone Who Love Grand Central Terminal I am so glad a tour like this exists for the Grand Central Terminal. It was very informative and you will learn so many interesting trivia and tidbits you won't find anywhere else. The tour will take you to places inside the terminal that you will never know about and go yourself. The tour guide (Louis) was funny, entertaining, and always making sure everyone is doing okay on the tour.

    I also appreciate that they gave each person a bluetooh earpiece so you can hear the guide loud and clear. I highly recommend everyone who love Grand Central Terminal to do this tour!
  • 5 star ratingTotally worth it! Jeremy was a very knowledgeable guide . We’ve been in Grand Central so many times yet learning the history behind the building and it’s many features inside and out was great. We had a super small group , so made it even more personal. Would recommend for anyone wanting to know more about one of the most beautiful buildings in NYC.
    5 star ratingLearned so much! Jeremy was a great tour guide! I've lived right outside of NYC my whole life and finally decided to tour Grand Central Station and learn more about it. Jeremy was attentive to all and answered everyone's questions with enthusiasm. I recommend this tour!
  • 5 star ratingLoved this tour! Tour guide Ginny has an amazing depth of knowledge about Grand Central. Enjoyed the pictorials that went along with the walking and talking. She took extra time for a longer than scheduled tour and that was very much appreciated by all. Highly recommend this tour, definitely looking forward to trying others.
    5 star ratingGCT your a MUST w/Mandy! Mandy was phenomenal! She is a firecracker who is a wealth of information about Not only Grand Central Terminal, but the history of New York and the SCIENCE behind why and what in relationship to the development of GCT and the life and evolution of Manhattan. She is so passionate about the city and the preservation of history.
  • 5 star ratingAJ Slays the Grand Central Terminal Tour Our tour guide, AJ, had a wealth of knowledge about Grand Central Terminal. I also enjoyed his "Myth Busters" segments throughout the tour. AJ's use of pictures of GCT on his iPad really helped visualize the different stages of the building. If "Jeopardy" were to have one show dedicated to GST, AJ would be the hands-down winner.
    5 star ratingEnjoyed our tour We enjoyed our tour and learned a lot about Grand Central terminal. Our tour guide was knowledgeable.
  • The tour was definitely worth our time. Very interesting and informative.
    Keith Avatar
    Great storytelling; fun experience to learn a bunch of things about NYC and Grand central station! Thank you!
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About This Tour:

Discover the many secrets of this New York City icon! Close to a million people pass through Grand Central Terminal every day, yet very few know the many stories and secrets which you will learn on this tour. On this unique walking tour you will discover the origins and history of the Beaux Arts train station, from its glittering glory days to disrepair and modern quests to save it. Our top rated tour guides will make you experience what most miss: its hidden features, design quirks, and much more. Whether you pass through it every day on your morning commute or stroll through the Grand Central for the first time, you are sure to leave having learned, seen, and experienced something new and extraordinary. This tour of Grand Central Terminal is great for history or architecture buffs alike.

Ear pieces are provided to each guests, ensuring everyone hears the guide perfectly, even from a distance!

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