Harlem Heritage Tours is the premiere grass roots tourism company in Harlem. We truly offer Harlem’s most authentic sightseeing walking tours that serve to highlight the rich history of this distinct New York City neighborhood and it’s many contributions to global culture. Call 212-280-7888 for information or browse our tours.
Most Loved Tours
Harlem Gospel Walking Tour visits one of Harlem’s most historic churches, followed with a cultural...July 5 @ 11:15 am|Recurring Event (See all)Every week
Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour focuses on Harlem Renaissance period 1915 – 1935 visiting Harlem s...July 6 @ 3:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Two Weeks
Location: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd, between 115th &...July 7 @ 3:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Every Two Weeks
Harlem Heritage Tours
Harlem Heritage Tours conducted by born & raised Harlem locals most authentic walking, gospel, jazz/music, art, food, and bus tours. Customized Harlem Day Trips such as Civil Rights, Harlem Renaissance, Spanish Harlem plus more available upon request.
What makes Harlem Heritage Tours different: All tours are conducted by those who were actually born and raised and still live in the community. As of late many companies offer Harlem tours, but few really know and have lived the true culture of the community – NONE will state anywhere on their sites that they were born raised and still live in Harlem.
We provide the most the innovative Harlem tours made possible by our technological advances, insider information and extensive community connections. Many experiences are customized to talk to national and global themes, or to compliment the distinct needs of our customers.
Most of our Harlem tours start at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center where you can use the restroom, leave your luggage while touring Harlem, or watch a cultural program while having lunch.
Come participate with us in the cultural and economic renaissance taking hold presently in Harlem and meet our friends and family along the way. Because we are constantly on the Harlem streets we know who’s who and what’s really happening, therefore it’s easy for us to create interactive experiences between our visiting guests and the local community – come with us and experience REAL HARLEM via the lenses of true locals.
See Why We Explore Harlem
Thanks to all who support Neal Shoemaker and Harlem Heritage Tours.
What Our Customers Say
“Drop Me Off in Harlem”
This walking tour of Harlem highlighted historical events from the 17th century to present day. The tour guide is a Harlem native and told the history as if it were not from a school book but from his life and experiences and education in Harlem. It was almost mystical because as we walked our tour guide played tunes from the Harlem periods, like the Harlem Renaissance. We visited prominent places such as the restored Apollo Theater, but also places not readily known for their significance. I discovered the tour to be full of jewels of history and magnificent stories of how it used it be and yet, equally as amazing, how Harlem is now and plans for the future. A purely marvelous tour!
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