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Harlem Heritage Tours

104 Malcolm X Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2595
+1 212-280-7888
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Harlem Heritage Tours was founded in 1998 to use the industry of tourism as a tool to preserve Harlem's history and to contribute to the development of our local economy. Tours are conducted by those who were born and raised in Harlem, providing visitors with and nsiders view of our culture. Harlem Heritage Tours strives to provide the most innovation experiences in tourism and with the tech advances of modern day, it's been fun to create new tours. We look forward to seeing you in Harlem.
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104 Malcolm X Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2595
+1 212-280-7888
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neal was an amazing guide for the tour. He made the tour so vivid and enjoyable for me. I have learn so much about Harlem and about the history of the African American in USA and Harlem. I recommend the tour very much. Definitely tells...More

Thank rutil71
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Took a tour of Harlem with our 8th grade students. Neal is super passionate and knowledgeable. He brings a ton of energy to his tour and helped us appreciate the rich history of Harlem. Due to time constraints, we had to take the tour on...More

Thank gbakerslms
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Went with Andy Owens an energetic 88 year old tour guide. He was amazing with his stories and historical information on Harlem over the years. The best walking tour I have been on so far. He gets top marks for his energy, knowledge and easy...More

1  Thank Beachboy2093
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Harlem is a truly wonderful area, rich in history and religion, affected by poverty and violence and now battling to help the residents grow and achieve more in life. Dr Harlem (Neal) is the best our guide ever, at 88 years old he managed to...More

Thank BazdeV
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Me, my sister and parents had a great time on the Harlem Gospel Choir Walking Tour, we booked our tickets the day before on this website. We went on a walking tour for about 1hr and then went to the The Abyssinian Baptist Church for...More

1  Thank Sian D
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I very much like to walk city streets on my own, making discoveries as I go. But sometimes it's better to get a good overview of a spread out place, and if you have any interest in Harlem, this is a great place to get...More

3  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We absolutely loved our tour with Harlem Heritage Tours. We started with the Gospel church service which was incredible. It was a truly moving experience and one to remember! This was followed by some lively history told by our guides. We ended our tour at...More

2  Thank 674Lisa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Over the previous six years we have taken twenty 16 year old students on this three hour tour. Our guide is always Neal Shoemaker, who not only is extremely knowledgeable about Harlem, but tells the story of Harlem in a very enthusiastic manner which keeps...More

5  Thank hugh345
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Whenever I go to New York it's usually to attend a church service and I never have the opportunity to experience New York. We'll I decided on a Friday I'm going to Harlem on Saturday and be a tourist, let me check out what's happening...More

3  Thank NJWTravels
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I highly recommend the Harlem Heritage walking tour! The highlights had to be my tour guide, Andy Owens, and "Mr. Apollo", Billy Mitchell, who both provided their own perspective about the rich culture, history, and politics of Harlem. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it!

1  Thank Katherine B
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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Are children allowed or is the tour not suitable for kids as well? We are a family of 8 visiting mixed ages (59, 52, 45, 42, 17, 13, 10, and 7). Also, are there any tours offered on Sunday after main church services take place or only weekend. We would like to visit the Harlem area on one day if possible and we would like to attend church in that area if possible while we are visiting over a 4 day period to NYC. Thanks.
7 March 2016|
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Response from Janet6844 | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was totally appropriate for children if they are able to walk a distance. There are lots of churches in the area & I think the people at Harlem Heritage would be more than willing to help you find one that meets... More
Would the Wed gospel music walking tour be doable for someone with a scooter? My husband can walk short distances and climb a limited number of stairs. Just wondering if we would be able to do this tour?
19 March 2015|
Response from loveharlem | Property representative |
Yes it would be no problem foe someone inna scooter, my number is 212 280-7888 or 646 302-1575. Thanks.