NYC Courts and Prisons Tour

What to expect
  • Get an informative and entertaining insider’s look at look at New York's courts and prisons, past and present
  • Learn more about colonial correctional institutions and notorious scandals in New York history
  • Hear the stories of New York’s most notable inmates, from Bernie Goetz to Bernie Madoff
  • Take a trip to the Tombs and hear how architecture reflects public policy from City Beautiful to Brutalism
"In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate but equal..." yada, yada, yada. Do you know that whole Law and Order schpiel by heart? Then this is the perfect tour for you! On this guided walking tour of the NYC Civic Center, you’ll get an informative and entertaining insider’s look at look at New York's courts and prisons - historically and architecturally. Learn more about colonial correctional institutions, notorious scandals in New York history both past and present, and notable inmates, from Bernie Goetz to Bernie Madoff. Take a trip to the Tombs and hear how architecture reflects public policy from City Beautiful to Brutalism as you learn about the justice system from arrest to appeal!

Note: This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Key Highlights
Price $20.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final.

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