Your New York Explorer Pass includes

  • A 2.5 hour guided walking tour
  • A visit to a former escape location on the underground railroad route
  • An in-depth history of slavery in New York City

Explore the origins of slavery in colonial New York on this 2.5-hour, guided NYC Slavery & the Underground Railroad Tour walking tour. On the tour, you’ll learn about how men and women banded together to form the risky network that became the Underground Railroad, and you'll hear some of the stories from those who traveled the route in pursuit of freedom.

Hours of Operation

April 1-October 31:
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 1PM
November 1-March 31:
Saturday at 1PM

Closings & Holidays

New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Know before you go

Reservations are required.

Reservation Instructions: Visit InsideOutTours website and click the blue "Book Now" button. Select the desired date of your tour. Select the drop-down option to reserve the tickets with your New York City Explorer Pass and proceed with the booking process.

Please Note: You will be asked to supply a credit card number to hold the reservation. Your credit card will only be charged if you do not show up for the tour or do not cancel within 48-hours of the tour start time.

NYC Slavery & Underground railroad walking tour

Getting there

NYC Slavery & Underground Railroad Walking Tour

US, NY, New York, 10004, National Museum of the American Indian 1 Bowling Green,


National Museum of the American Indian 1 Bowling Green,
New York, NY 10004
United States

Closest Subway Stop

4 or 5 trains to Bowling Green station; J or Z trains to Broad Street stop.