Private Penn Station Remnants Tour

Remnants of Penn Station Tour

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the past, present and future of Penn Station, including the newly opened Moynihan Station
  • See over a dozen indoor and outdoor old-station remnants hidden in plain sight
  • Learn insider navigation tips for one of the most cramped and complicated transit hubs in North America
  • See never-before-seen old station photos from the collections of three photographers who photo documented Penn’s life and demolition
  • Receive a framable, reproduction ticket of the first commuter ride into Pennsylvania Station from 1910

Guests Love This Tour!

  • 5 star ratingFantastic NY Walking Tour I took the Penn Station tour. Tour guide Justin has deep knowledge of the history of the Station, back story, personalities, architecture. I've been in this station hundreds of times in the past 40 years and never "saw" the structures he showed us. He's personable and helpful and made this a "perfect 10" experience

    Kay C
    2/15/2021

    5 star ratingReminence of Penn station Justin did an excellent job showing us aspects of the old Penn station I never knew still existed. He is well spoken, touches on a number of different points, and doesn’t belabor any issue. He kept my interest the entire tour.

    zdhkurv
    2/15/2021
  • 5 star ratingExcellent Tour, Very Informative Excellent tour. Justin knows so much about the history of Penn Station, and shares his love (and sometimes dislike!) for the place with everyone. I would definitely recommend this tour for anyone interested in NYC and transit history, or just if you want to know a little more about the US's largest train hub.

    Stagetek
    1/11/2021

About This Tour:

There are two things most commuters don’t realize about Penn station history: First, there used to be a gorgeous Beaux Arts station that was demolished in the mid-60’s. Second: Parts of that old station can still be found today. They’ve just been buried under the arena that landed on top of them. Although Amtrak only acknowledges one remnant remaining, tour participants will learn about station history and discover over a dozen remnants of the McKim, Mead & White building hiding in plain sight. Penn Station tours will continue to be supported by photographic presentations of the station by renown photographers Norman McGrath, Peter Moore, and Aaron Rose, along with the work of railroad aficionados Alexander Hatos, an employee of Pennsylvania Railroad and Ron Ziel, a railroad historian.

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