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Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour

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    Meet the tour guide at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center, BLDG 92. This exhibition and visitors center is located on Brooklyn’s waterfront between the Williamsburg and Manhattan Bridges and is surrounded by the DUMBO/Vinegar Hill, Fort Greene and Williamsburg sections of Brooklyn.
    The Brooklyn Navy Yard is a modern industrial park with over four million square feet of space. For more than 150 years, the Navy Yard produced America’s best-known fighting Naval ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri. Today, it is a model for sustainable urban industrial parks and is home to more than 330 industrial and creative businesses.
    This guided Brooklyn Navy Yard walking/riding tour explores the 300-acre property along Brooklyn’s industrial waterfront and offers opportunities to take a closer look at its most intriguing sites. There’s a dry dock that’s been used for ship repair since 1851. There are historic buildings that are being adaptively reused for industrial purposes. And there’s the Green Manufacturing Center, a future hub for the development of new products and technologies.
    Enjoy a narrated journey along with oral history clips and historical photographs from the site’s Naval past. Witness the dramatic transformation from the Revolutionary War to those industrial innovators at the Navy Yard today.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Very much enjoyed the Past, Present and Future tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. A lot of history was covered for this location dating back to the Revolutionary war. Our guide Doug was very knowledge and enthusiastic and happy to encourage our questions. The views...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Bobnic24
    Reviewed 14 July 2019

    Andrew was excellent - he had SUCH a good understanding of the details, trends and stories behind Brooklyn Navy Yard that the 2 hour tour during a hot day when by in a flash, and we left wanting more. Highly recommended.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Brooklynite333
    Reviewed 23 June 2019

    First of all, I can not imagine anyone better than Doug to do our tour. He was very smart, articulate, personable and knowledgable. I didn't even have trouble hearing him, which I do sometimes during these tours. We came to the tour as a group...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank richnei
    Reviewed 26 May 2019

    My husband and I did the 2 hour Brooklyn Navy Yard tour with Andrew and very much enjoyed it. Andrew, our guide, was engaging and knowledgeable and provided both overall historical context as well as interesting stories about the history of the Yard. We really...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank lisasQ3178JR
    Reviewed 20 May 2019

    We had a fascinating 2 hour (on and off a shuttle bus) tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard with our guide Doug this past weekend. He was full of information and conducted the tour in an organized, personable and interesting manner. From both a historical...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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