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MAS tours are designed to help our fellow New Yorkers and out-of-town visitors better understand our built environment, appreciate what has been saved, learn about what has been lost, and get the inside scoop on what's to come. Unless otherwise noted, most tours last approximately two hours and proceed rain or shine. All tour ticket sales are final and there are no refunds, exchanges, or credits, so be sure the tour you choose works for your schedule.

For tour questions, please email tours@mas.org.

grand central terminal, new york city
Official Guided Tour of Grand Central Terminal
This 75-minute tour, led by MAS docents, highlights the history, architecture and operation of the world’s largest train terminal.

$25 Adults / $20 MAS Members, seniors, students, children under 10 & same-day Metro North riders. Group rates are available. Review our FAQ for more information.

Offered every day at 12:30, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

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1 Tour Gift Certificate
Gift certificates are available for MAS tours! Let our award-winning guides take your friends and family on a tour that shows what makes New York, New York. $30 / $20 Members. Give the gift of a MAS tour!

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Click here for more information about 2016 12/09 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2016 12/09 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00 

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2016 12/10 Saturday - Bedford Stuyvesant
2:00 PM Explore the newly designated Bedford Historic District with tour guides Suzanne Spellen, writer and architectural historian, aka columnist "Montrose Morris" on Brownstoner.com, and Morgan Munsey, architect, historian, and expert on the architecture of Bedford Stuyvesant; focusing on Hancock Street and the surrounding blocks comprising the heart of Bedford. Tour goers will see works from some of Brooklyn's finest architects; their rowhouses, apartment buildings, mansions, schools and churches. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/10 Saturday - Sold Out! Decked Out on Park: Deco-Era Lobbies and NY Glamour
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2016 12/10 Saturday - Sold Out! Decked Out on Park: Deco-Era Lobbies and NY Glamour
2:00 PM Step off the sidewalk and back in time to the glamorous twenties. Explore the backdrop of that romantic and high living era by joining tour guide Deborah Zelcer to view magnificent period lobbies in buildings on or near Park Avenue including the Waldorf=Astoria, the Fred F. French Building, the exuberant Chanin building, and the iconic Chrysler building. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

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2016 12/10 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00 

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2016 12/10 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/11 Sunday - Dyker Heights Christmas Lights
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2016 12/11 Sunday - Dyker Heights Christmas Lights
5:30 PM Brooklyn's Dyker Heights has become world famous for the elaborate, quirky, theatrical, and over-the-top Christmas lights and holiday figures outside substantial, sometimes sprawling private homes. Walk to and through the festivities with guide and journalist Norman Oder, getting a sense of the broader neighborhood, with its down-home shopping street and hints of its early 20th-century origins. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

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2016 12/11 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/16 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2016 12/16 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/17 Saturday - Christmastime in Little Italy on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx
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2016 12/17 Saturday - Christmastime in Little Italy on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx
2:00 PM Join guide Alexandra Maruri to explore the history of this vibrant Bronx neighborhood and warm up from the cold with visits to long-standing neighborhood delis, pastry shops, restaurants, the Arthur Avenue Market and more. Many of the area's businesses have been family owned and operated for generations. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

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2016 12/17 Saturday - Lower Broadway in the 1850s
10:00 AM This tour with popular Jane's Walk leader and MAS Grand Central docent Jason Stein will take us along Broadway through SoHo down to St. Paul's Chapel at Fulton Street. Along the way we'll see City Hall and point out areas of interest from the 1850's to present day. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

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2016 12/17 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/17 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2016 12/17 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/18 Sunday - Downtown Connections
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2016 12/18 Sunday - Downtown Connections
11:00 AM Join Joe Svehlak to learn about the continuing struggle to keep Downtown Manhattan connected to its multi-layered history during this time of much redevelopment. Above ground we'll view sites connected with preservation gains and losses, including the nation's first memorial, and New York's first Roman Catholic parish. Underground we'll be walking various subway passages, we'll see major Arts for Transit projects that highlight the area's diverse history. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/18 Sunday - Sold Out: New York in the Time of Washington Irving
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2016 12/18 Sunday - Sold Out: New York in the Time of Washington Irving
2:00 PM Join guide Francis Morrone for a tour about what the city was like in the 1830s and 1840s, about Wahington Irving's life in the city, and about the people he knew, especially John Jacob Astor, America's richest man. In addition, we will discuss Irving's role in the invention of the modern Christmas. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2016 12/18 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2016 12/18 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/23 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2016 12/23 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday and Saturday starting at 12:30PM. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/25 Sunday - Christmas Day in Rockefeller Center
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2016 12/25 Sunday - Christmas Day in Rockefeller Center
10:00 AM Join architectural historian Anthony W. Robins for this popular annual Christmas Day tour of Rockefeller Center, the private real estate venture that has evolved into the public square of midtown Manhattan and an urban wonderland during the holiday season. Discover the surprising history, remarkable art and stunning architecture of the development conceived as a new home for the Metropolitan Opera, but built instead as Radio City. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2016 12/30 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2016 12/30 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday and Saturday starting at 12:30PM. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/31 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2016 12/31 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

$30.00