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Broadway Up Close Walking Tours


Broadway Up Close Walking Tours
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Ever wonder how a Broadway show is created? Or which Broadway theaters are haunted? Are you obsessed with Hamilton: An American Musical? Look no further - we're got the tours for you! Since 2010, Broadway Up Close has provided unique, detailed...more
208 W 41st St, Between 7th and 8th Avenues, New York City, NY 10036-7203
+1 917-841-0187
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Reviewed yesterday

I have completed the Act I, II and III tours and most recently the HamilTour. Every tour that I have done has been absolutely amazing. As a history student and musical theatre geek, all of these tours have meshed together my two greatest passions. From...More

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are passionate about Broadway, interested in architecture, love history, and can't get enough trivia, then these 3 tours are the way to go!!!! The guides are phenomenal and the tours are up-beat. I had the great pleasure to have owner Tim Dolan on...More

Thank michaelsburnett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, I realized I’d double booked our tours and Tim Dolan quickly responded and rescheduled us to the Second Act Tour. Our tour guide Jessica, was a fact filled, sweet and energetic guide. We loved hearing the history and highlights of all the theaters. We...More

Thank Dedra J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second tour with these guys and I was somewhat nervous that the second might be repetitive, but I was dead wrong. The Ghostlight tour was packed with new information, and our guide Cary was outstanding. We were lucky enough to get a...More

Thank Corinne L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Act 1 is a great way to spend a couple of hours in the Theater District. If you’re a fan of Broadway, this tour will be right up your alley and if you’re not, you will be after this tour!

Thank KevinDelaney0872
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fabulous way to spend a few hours walking through the Theater District in Manhattan, learning the little known secrets about the theater and some history. We have taken three tours thus far and each one gets better and better. Tim Dolan and Ryan...More

Thank Storyteller595227
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of doing all three Broadway tours. I truly felt like an insider, member of the family. I would absolutely recommend them. They are the best!

Thank karenduncan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two plus years ago, my wife and I took a walking tour of part of Broadway's theater district with Tim Dolan, who owns "Broadway Up Close" Walking Tours. Tim offers three separate tours concentrating on different parts of the theater district. We thoroughly enjoyed that...More

Thank Bobwood46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fab time doing Act 1 of this tour. Jessica was great fun, friendly and very informative. It was good that there were only 3 of us on the tour as it was very easy to interact with Jessica. Will be back to...More

Thank joysybabe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Ghostlight Tour with a wonderful tour guide named Molly. What a fun way to find out about how Broadway came to be and hear about all the ghosts, superstitions and stories that make Broadway such an interesting place!! I learned a lot...More

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6 May 2018|
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Response from tjdolan85 | Property representative |
Hey Jenny, Thanks for your question! Yes, we've had children as young as 7 years old on our Broadway sidewalks. It really depends on attention span and interest, but we have a lot of families join us - especially on our... More
Carol K
17 April 2018|
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Response from tjdolan85 | Property representative |
Hey Carol, As the others have mentioned, you can visit our website. There is a direct link if you scroll up near the name our business on this page. We look forward to touring with you on our Broadway sidewalks. -Tim Dolan... More
19 December 2016|
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Response from tjdolan85 | Property representative |
Hey Alex, Great to hear from you! Yes, it should definitely be up and running by January, I think! I'm putting the finishing touches on it as we speak. This tour will actually be south of 50th Street...much further... More