Civic Center Courthouse Tour

What to expect
  • Tour the grounds of New York's Civic Center, which houses the NYC courts
  • Learn about the history of law in New York from a guide with inside knowledge of the system
  • Check out the Civic Center’s architecture and art, and step into a live courtroom
  • Enjoy an eye-opening examination of one of the nation’s most influential legal scenes
Take a walk on the lawful side during this tour of New York’s Civic Center.

This bastion of law and order houses City Hall, the police headquarters, and the Foley Square courthouses. While on the tour, you’ll gain insights into the history of law in NYC, and how it’s helped to shape the law of the nation.

Your guide will offer you visual accompaniment through the use of architecture, and public art, and offer insights into legal philosophy.

You’ll even stop in at a live courtroom to observe the law in action, before heading out to a local eatery for food and drinks. Brushes with the law do tend to make one thirsty.

Note: The exact meeting location is given upon confirmation of booking. Tour includes security checkpoints. Price of lunch/drinks not included.
Key Highlights
Price $23.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
Tour guide Linda Fisher has lived in New York all her life, owns 40 years experience as a court stenographer, and is a licensed guide. She currently works as an official reporter for the United States Courthouse.
There are no refunds; all sales are final.

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