NYC walking tours
Lower East Side History Project NYC Walking Tours

NYC Walking Tour Schedule

Walking tours are $20pp. RSVP required. Pay guide at tour.


(March 1 through May 31)

12:00pm-1:30pm, MAFIA 

12:00pm-1:30pm, NEW TOUR COMING SOON!
3:00pm-4:30pm, FIVE POINTS/BOWERY

12:00pm-1:30pm, MAFIA 

NO MAFIA TOUR on Saturday, March 7, 2015

How long are the tours?

The tours are about 1.5 to 2 hours long.

How much are tours?
All tours are $20 general admission, unless noted.

Is tipping appropriate?
Yes, tipping is appropriate and appreciated in the tour industry.

Do I need reservations?
Yes, reservations are required but you can pay your guide on the day of the tour.

How do I pay?
You can pay your guide in cash for all of our tours.

Do you accept credit cards?
Yes but we must charge a 10% fee to cover our costs.

Do you provide private tours?
Yes. Private, corporate, and academic tours are available upon request. We can tailor a tour, with enough notice, to accommodate any party's interest. Click here for more info.

Are tours canceled due to weather ?
Yes. Tours are canceled in the case of heavy rain, snow, or extreme heat and cold advisories. The best way to find out if a tour is canceled on a particular day is to check this website or call 347-465-7767 on the day of the tour.

Do you offer discounts?
We discount large groups, please contact us with the size of your group for a quote.

How should I dress?
We suggest you dress very casually. Dress in layers, and wear comfortable shoes.

May I take pictures or video and ask questions?
Of course! We encourage questions and interaction from the group.

Do I need to prepare for anything in advance?
While we do not officially stop for refreshments, there will be plenty of opportunities to grab a beverage or snack along the way. Feel free to bring a packed lunch, water, coffee or snack. Restrooms are also readily available.

Why choose an LESHP tour?

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