- *Reservations are Required*: As our tours quickly reach capacity, we highly recommend reserving as soon as possible.
- Schedule: Sundays at 8:30 am from December 2020 to March 2021
- Time: 8:30 a.m
- Foreign Language: Sundays at 8:00 a.m. in Spanish during December 2020
- Duration: approximately 2.5 hours (1.2 MI / 1.9 KM)
- Meeting Place: In front of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture [515 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10037]
- End Point: Harlem gospel church
Learn about African American gospel music
Enjoy a neighborhood tour of the cultural capital of Black America and experience the soulful sounds of gospel music. Explore the streets of greats like Billie Holiday, Malcolm X, and Michael Jackson while viewing legendary sites like the Apollo Theater, the Abyssinian Baptist Church, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Striver’s Row, Hotel Theresa and much more. After the neighborhood tour, you also have a chance to enjoy a gospel performance at a service in a local church.
- This tour is wheelchair-accessible.
- Out of respect for the congregation hosting us, please dress appropriately and refrain from wearing flip-flops, tank tops, or shorts.
- This Harlem gospel tour is included in the New York Pass, Explorer Pass, and Go City Build Your Own Pass.
- Please note that the Spanish/French-speaking tour requires a minimum of 2 people to attend to move forward with the excursion. If the tour does not meet the minimum requirement 24 hours before the departure time, you will be refunded. Or, you may pay the equivalent of two people.