Subway System History Tour

What to expect
  • Explore the stations and tunnels of the world’s most extensive transportation system
  • Learn about the the subway’s captivating origins, and discover some of its quirky secrets
  • Enjoy an eye-opening trip from Bowling Green to Times Square with a knowledgeable local guide
This tour is all about making connections.

You’ll be learning about the intriguing history of the world’s most extensive metropolitan transportation system, while touring some of its most famous underground stations.

Beginning at Bowling Green, where the subway got its start in 1904, you’ll head uptown to Brooklyn Bridge Station, Astor Place Station, and Times Square Station. At the last stop, you’ll explore the Grand Central shuttle tunnels, renowned for its compelling secrets.

Along the way, you'll get to know the city’s underground from an energetic and insightful guide. You'll never look at the subway the same way again!

Note: The exact meeting location is given upon confirmation of booking.
Key Highlights
Price $23.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
Gary Dennis was born and raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. In his insatiable quest to know everything New York, Gary also became what is known as a “subway nerd”. After reading and re-reading the 1904 publication “The Interborough Rapid Transit: It’s Equipment and Construction”, Gary’s appreciation for the role the subway had in the growth of his city skyrocketed.
There are no refunds; all sales are final.

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