Guided tour

New York City: Harlem Civil Rights Walking Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Welcome to Harlem

New York City: Harlem Civil Rights Walking Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Welcome to Harlem

From US$ 71 per person

Discover the neighborhood of Harlem and learn about its significant role during the Civil Rights Movement on this guided walking tour. Take a break to enjoy lunch at a local restuarant.

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Duration 3 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Explore Harlem through the lens of the Civil Rights Movement and learn its history
  • Understand the neighborhood's significant role and contribution to the movement
  • Visit important locations like the original Temple No. 7 and the Blumstein Department Store
  • Hear about key people of the time such as Malcolm X, W.E..B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson
  • Stop for lunch at a local restaurant and have the chance to discuss the tour's themes
Full description

Walk the streets of Harlem on this guided tour and gain a deeper understanding of its role during the Civil Rights Movement. Visit significant sights and learn about the individuals who protested, marched, fought for, and even died during this monumental time in history.

Meet your guide and get ready to walk from 116th Street uptown to the 137th area. Learn about Harlem's proud contribution to the Civil Rights Movement along the way. Hear about the critical events that took place in Harlem, pertinent to the movement.

On this tour visit the original Temple No. 7, the Blumstein Department Store, Mother A.M.E. Zion Church, and Abyssinian Baptist Church.

Also get to know the pivotal people of this time like Malcolm X, A. Philip Randolph, Josephine Baker, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Roy Wilkins, W.E.B. DuBois, Walter White, Wyatt Tee Walker, James Weldon Johnson, John Carlos, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Bayard Rustin, and Paul Robeson.

Your tour of Harlem also includes lunch at a local establishment.

  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • All participants 5 and older must present proof that they have received two vaccine doses of an FDA or WHO-approved vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at 116th Street and Lenox Avenue, in front of the CVS.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
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April 1, 2022

Product ID: 410315