New York is a haven for art lovers! You’ll not only see great exhibitions at the top museums and breathtaking street arts, but you can also explore the underground art in the NYC subway! Take a look at our NYC tours!
The New York City subway system is the largest in the world and with hundreds of art installations scattered throughout its 430 stations.
It’s also one of the world’s largest public art galleries. Yeah! We bet you didn’t know this, right?!
Join the tour guide, Justin Rivers, as he takes you on an in-depth tour of the subway art tapestry, weaved together to tell the complete history of the NYC commuter from Fulton’s first steamboat to the newly minted Second Avenue subway riders.
Co-conceptualized by artist Aaron Asis, it’s a perfect compliment to the popular Underground New York Subway Tour or a fun stand alone for art, history and subway lovers alike.
- Explore the hidden terra cotta tiles in Fulton Center;
- Explore two interactive art pieces hidden in plain sight and the often unseen art of TimesSquare;
- Learn about the highly anticipated new art in the Second Avenue subway stations;
- Learn about how an artist framed the 14th Street Union Square station to preserve its history.
Price: $35 / person
What to know: The tour is approximately 2-hours long; please consult with the MTA for weekend subway schedules and routing changes.
What to wear: Bring comfortable shoes, as the tour requires walking up and down stairs.
Ticket Confirmation: After you book this experience, you will receive a confirmation email from our partner confirming you are attending the tour!
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Photo Credit: Courtesy of Noel Y. C. (aka NYCLovesNYC)