Experience the incredibly moving culture of gospel music while walking the streets of the greats such as Michael Jackson, Malcolm X, Billie Holiday and more. Tour guests will enjoy sites including the Apollo Theater, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Hotel Theresa, and Striver’s Row. Guests are treated to an energetic worship service at a local gospel church.
How long is the entire tour?
The tour lasts approximately 3 hours including the worship service.
When are tours available?
Tours operate at 9am on Sundays in March through December.
Where does the tour begin?
All guests should meet in front of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to join the tour.
What should I wear?
Due to the nature of the tour and the participation in a worship service, tour guests dress appropriately for walking and for the service. Guests should not flip flops, tank tops, or shorts.
What are the age restrictions for this tour?
Children are allowed to accompany their parents or guardians on this tour. However, due to the length and topic of this tour, it is recommended that parents make a decision as to whether the tour is appropriate for their children.
Can I bring my camera?
Yes, you may bring a camera for pictures. Video cameras or tape recorders are not allowed. During the church service, camera use is prohibited.
Will the tour operate if it rains?
Yes. Tours are rain or shine and all guests should dress appropriately for the weather conditions.
What is the cancellation policy?
Any cancellations made by the listed cancellation date will receive a FULL REFUND with absolutely NO CANCELLATION FEES. Any tour reservations past the cancellation date cannot be changed or canceled.