Brooklyn Bridge Walking Tours
The Secrets of The Brooklyn Bridge
Discover the history behind the Brooklyn Bridge and explore its many hidden secrets!
Beyond the Brooklyn Bridge’s stately exterior lies an epic origin story. Now over 130 years old, the granite and limestone structure has dazzled both tourists and residents alike. Our unique Brooklyn Bridge walking tour will give you a whole new appreciation for one of New York’s most iconic landmarks. While this tour will cover the history of the hidden vaults and Cold War shelter, we will not be going inside as it would be illegal.
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- Discover the Brooklyn Bridge’s secrets, including its old Cold War fall out shelter, the hidden champagne vaults, the bridge jumper survivor’s support group and so many others…
- See an abandoned park hidden in plain sight as you explore the perimeter of the Manhattan anchorages of the bridge.
- Uncover the hidden statue of the family of engineers who built the bridge.
- Locate the site of the nation’s first White House.
- Cross the bridge span, which offers one of the best vantage points in New York City.
We had a lot of fun and the tour was packed with fascinating information. The 2 hours went by quickly, thank you Mandy!Sarah D.
Very pleasant experience, highly recommend! You could tell our guide loved the bridge and knew everything about it!Brian O.
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Know Before You Go
Where To Meet
The tour meets on the north side of the Jacob Mould Fountain, facing City Hall. The fountain is inside City Hall Park, located at 43 Park Row, New York, NY 10038.
How To Get There
By subway: 4, 5 or 6 to Brooklyn Bridge City Hall; J, Z to Chambers St; N, R or W to City Hall. Please consult with the MTA for weekend subway schedules and routing changes.
What To Bring/Wear
Bring comfortable shoes
Frequently Asked Questions
How strenuous is the tour? How much walking will we do?
This tour is easy and most people can participate.
Is there an age limit or recommendation?
No age limitation.
Who will guide our tour?
One of our licensed NYC Tour guides.
Is this tour going inside the Brooklyn Bridge’s hidden vaults?
While this tour will cover the history of the hidden vaults and Cold War shelter, we will not be going inside as they are off-limits to the public for security reasons and it would be illegal.
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