Civil Rights Walking Tour With Lunch

Learn about this pivotal time in history

Visit some hidden Harlem treasures

Delightful local lunch included

Why take this Harlem Civil Rights tour?

The Civil Rights Movement was a very pivotal period in the history of the United States. Harlem had a significant role during the Civil Rights Movement, and on this tour you will gain a clear understanding of what happened during this great time in history and the role Harlem played.

Highlights

Hear about important events that took place in Harlem pertinent to the Civil Rights Movement

Visit the original Temple No. 7 and the Blumstein Department Store

Learn about the famous March on Washington House and Harlem’s connection

Find out what happened during the two Harlem Riots

Visit the Mother A.M.E. Zion Church, Abyssinian Baptist Church — to name a few!

Expand your knowledge as we visit the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

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Trip Details

The specifics
Price (USD)

$60 per person


Start time

11 AM


Meeting point

116th Street and Lenox Avenue (in front of CVS)


Availability

Wednesdays, all year-round

Exceptions: December 24-25, December 31-January 1


Duration

3 hours


Group size

Maximum 30


Included

A delicious lunch


Not included

Transportation


What to bring

Please wear comfortable walking shoes, bring an open mind and heart, camera, and a smile on your face


Good to know

Tours must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.

What you'll do

The Civil Rights Movement was a very pivotal period in the history of the United States. Harlem had a significant role during the Civil Rights Movement, and on this tour you will walk the streets, visit the sites and learn about individuals who contributed to this cause in Harlem. Some protested, marched, fought for, and even died for this movement — our guides will help you gain a clear understanding of this monumental time in history.

Get ready to walk from 116th Street uptown to the 137th area and learn about our proud contribution to the Civil Rights Movement. You’ll learn about critical events that took place in Harlem pertinent to the Civil Rights Movement and also the important, pivotal people during this time. Malcolm X, A. Philip Randolph, Josephine Baker, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Roy Wilkins, W.E.B. DuBois, Walter White, Wyatt Tee Walker, James Weldon Johnson, John Carlos, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, Bayard Rustin, Paul Robeson and more.