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Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour

515 Malcolm X Blvd , Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture New York, NY 10037 800-717-9981  
Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour
Detail Tour is approximately 2 hours.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Cameras are Permitted
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Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour
Upcoming Schedule:
Jun
15
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1:00 PM
Jun
22
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1:00 PM
Jun
29
Sat
1:00 PM
Jul
6
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1:00 PM
Jul
13
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1:00 PM
Jul
20
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1:00 PM
Jul
27
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1:00 PM
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Great service by Vacations Made Easy. The tour itself was incredible, thanks for the great value.XYZRoseann Scala - New Haven, Ct

Experience an immersive journey into the cultural history of America's most vibrant neighborhood with the Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking tour. Locate yourself at the epicenter of African-American culture, where legends like Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston bloomed under the night sky of Harlem’s jazz clubs and literary salons. Discover the historical streets, brimming with tales of artistic revolutions, cultural awakening, and civil rights movements that the Harlem Renaissance spawned.

This walking tour offers you a compelling narrative of a remarkable era. The tour stretches over a leisurely two and a half hours, allowing ample time to marvel at the grandeur of iconic landmarks, as the guide weaves tales backed by evocative visuals and music on an iPad. The journey unfolds through the sprawling streets of Harlem, covering about two miles, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Prepare to be enchanted by the stoic brownstone houses, the legendary Cotton Club, the stately Abyssinian Baptist Church, and the hallowed Langston Hughes House.

In the iconic Apollo Theater, you’ll bear witness to the stage graced by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Jackson, and James Brown. With strutted along the path of the famous March on Washington, led by Martin Luther King Jr., feeling the pulse of human rights movements that shook the world. Immerse yourself in the palpable essence of African American history at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, home to the world’s most extensive collections of artifacts, documents, movies, and more.

The Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour, besides letting you experience these landmarks, also presents an insurmountable cultural treasure. The tour is known for its unique multimedia component. The guide, using an iPad, merges the past and present, bringing back to life the indomitable spirits of the bygone era with Harlem’s captivating audio and visual materials. This high-tech feature has made it a favorite among history enthusiasts, technology geeks, and culture vultures alike, garnering it countless commendations.

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 Stop at  Apollo Theater in New York, NY
Witness the unfiltered spirit of Harlem’s music scene at the Apollo Theater, an enduring symbol of African-American culture. From Amateur Night talent shows to star-studded concerts, every visit here will immerse you in a rich history of artistic brilliance.
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 Stop at  Harlem Neighborhood in New York City, NY
Harlem Neighborhood showcases the rich tapestry of New York City's history, music, and food scene. It's a racially-diverse borough marked by a significant past and a vibrant present, offering a treasure trove of experiences to every visitor.
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 Stop at  Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center is not just a library; it’s a vibrant community hub echoing with the rhythms of African-American culture. As a research institute with a fascinating array of historical insights, it is the beacon of Black history and an embodiment of Harlem's spirited legacy.

In conclusion, let the Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour teleport you back to an evocative past. Engage in an interactive history lesson, where the streets of Harlem become your classroom, the buildings your textbooks, and the multimedia your vivid illustrations. Relive the era where a neighborhood humming with creative vitality dared to shape a new identity for a community long-silenced. This excursion offers what a typical tour cannot – a tangible and vibrant encounter with the most transformative era of American history. So, witness an unforgettable journey into the soul of Harlem, a cultural explosion that continues to reverberate even today. Experience Harlem, not just as a place, but as a living, breathing symphony of resilience and revolution.

Frequently Asked Questions for Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour use?
    This is a walking tour.
  • Is there any walking involved?
    Yes. There is approximately 1 mile of easy walking done on this tour.
  • Approximately how long does the Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour last?
    It lasts approximately 2 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour?
    Yes.
  • Is the Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour handicap accessible?
    Yes.

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