The Official Grand Central Terminal Tour

40 reviews

1.5 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • Join the only official tour of Grand Central Terminal thanks to our exclusive relationship.
  • Visit lesser-known areas of this famous building—from an old movie theater to the former office of a 1920s railroad tycoon—with an expert official guide.
  • Hear the stories of historical characters like Cornelius Vanderbilt or Paul "Tick Tock" Kugler, who made Grand Central what it is today.
  • Take an intimate look at the daily routine of one of the world’s biggest and busiest travel hubs.
  • See all the major sites, including the Grand Central Market, Transit Museum, Grand Central Clock, Vanderbilt Hall, the Whispering Gallery, and the Main Concourse.
  • Sites Visited
  • Vanderbilt Hall
  • Onassis Foyer and Commemorative Plaque
  • Pershing Square and Tiffany Clock
  • Campbell Apartment
  • Oyster Bar
  • Dining Hall and waiting areas
  • Police station
  • Movie Theatre
  • Lexington Avenue and Chrysler Building
  • Grand Central Market
  • The Celestial Ceiling
  • Grand Central’s Famed Clock
  • Track 34
  • The New York Transit Museum Annex and Store
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Official Grand Central Terminal walking tour

Discover a side of Grand Central that even the most frequent commuters rarely get to experience

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Verified Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.6 /5
based on 40 reviews
Rating summary by category
Guide
4.7/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Latest reviews
Excellent
After I learned about the new Grand Central Terminal tour I knew I needed to make this a part of my visit to New York City. Kelsey at the tour desk was welcoming and introduced me to Sara my guide. Sara was invested in giving all of the group a tour which spoke to their own travel experiences. Our guide was able to move us around inside (and out) the terminal in a way that didn’t interfere with the flow of those transiting the terminal. She ensured everyone from the most enthusiastic to those tagging along with family received enough information to satisfy them. The tour was a great way to start my visit to New York City and led me to book another Walks tour during my visit.
Crispin · Feb 02, 2023 · United States · Male · 35 to 44 years
Great
Joe.....great guide
Ken · Feb 01, 2023 · United States
Excellent
Although I have visited Grand Central many times, the tour gave me information about the station I never knew. Also, Sara was absolutely terrific.
Natalie · Jan 31, 2023 · United States · Female · 65 to 74 years
Great
Grand Central is beautiful and I learned things on the tour that I did not know before. The tour guide was very personable and knowledgeable.
Nancy · Jan 30, 2023 · United States · Female · 55 to 64 years
Excellent
This tour opened my eyes to so many details about Grand Central Terminal that would never have noticed. Joe, out guide was excellent. He knows his material well and clearly loves sharing his passion for the architecture and history of GCT. He made the experience fun! A great way to spend 90 minutes of a visit to NYC.
Jim · Jan 30, 2023 · United States · Male · 65 to 74 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point

We will meet at the Tour Information Booth in the Main Concourse of Grand Central Terminal. If you are standing at the clock in the middle of the concourse, the Tour Information Booth is located just to right of the Harlem and Hudson Line Departures. 

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.  

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