Your New York Explorer Pass includes

  • A three-hour walking tour to see the sights of Harlem
  • Entry into Harlem Gospel church to see a choir performance

Hit the streets of Harlem for a walking tour that'll give you an insight into this famous New York City neighborhood and its musical legacy. During your three-hour tour, you’ll learn all about the place where legends like Billie Holiday, Malcolm X, and Michael Jackson lived and developed their craft.

Hours of Operation

Hours of Operations change to Schedule - Saturdays & Sundays year-round.
Additional section on Sundays from April – October

Closings & Holidays

New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and July 4th.

Know before you go

Reservations required.

Reservation Instructions: Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Please reserve your tour online here and click on BOOK NOW! Then select Harlem Gospel Experience Tour >> BOOK. You will then select the date and time of your tour. Once you have selected a date and time you will fill in your name and pass number. Tours have limited capacity, you are advised to book in advance as tours sell out. If you have questions or difficulty booking a tour, please email b[email protected]

Tour Departure: In front of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture located at 515 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10037. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before tour departure.

Dress Code: Out of respect for the congregation hosting this tour, please dress appropriately and refrain from wearing flip-flops, tank tops and shorts.

Getting there

Harlem Gospel Tour (Sunday Service)

US, NY, New York, 10037, Meeting Place: In front of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Blvd,

Address

Meeting Place: In front of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Blvd,
New York, NY 10037
United States

Closest Subway Stop

Take the 2 or 3 train to 135th Street