Brooklyn Army Terminal Guided Walking Tour
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Step inside the historic Brooklyn Army Terminal, an engineering marvel that is today a center of innovation and business development in New York City.
- Any cancellations made after 11:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Prices Starts From:01-07-2015 Ends On:01-01-2038 Available Days: Saturday
|Adult (Age 12-64)||$32|
|Senior (Age 65 & Up)||$29|
|Child (Age 5-11)||$16|
|Infant (Age 0-4)||$0|
Min/Max Quantity To Book
- Max Qty: 16 (Maximum tickets can be booked)
- 2 (hrs)
Check In/Pickup Location Details
Please note that you may only enter the Brooklyn Army Terminal through the gate located on 1st Ave, not at 2nd Ave or 63rd St.
The nearest station is 59 St (N,R), located about a 10-minute walk from the 58th St entrance. Please note that these trains run on a more limited schedule on Saturdays and Sundays, so allow for additional travel time.
After exiting the station, walk in the direction of traffic along 59th St for two blocks until you reach 2nd Ave, then take a right onto 2nd Ave. After one block, turn left onto 58th St and continue walking straight until you reach the junction of 1st Avenue. The main gate of the Terminal will be on your left. Please check in with the security guard, who will direct you to the tour meeting location, in the lobby of Building A. When you enter the gate, you will be facing two large buildings – Building A is the one on the right.
Starting May 1, 2017, the new NYC Ferry serves the Brooklyn Army Terminal. The Rockaway ferry goes directly from Pier 11/Wall St to BAT, and the ride takes approximately 15 minutes. Please visit their website for complete schedules. To reach the tour meeting location, just walk up the hill to the security gate at 58th St and 1st Ave, and the guard will direct you to the meeting location.
The B11 bus stops directly in front of the Brooklyn Army Terminal on 58th St and 1st Ave. The B11 runs from Flatbush (Brooklyn College) to the Army Terminal along 49th St.
Bicycle parking is available inside the gates of the Brooklyn Army Terminal near the entrance to Building A. Sunset Park and the Brooklyn Army Terminal are not currently served by the Citi Bike bike share system.
Driving directions from I-278W (and I-495, East River bridges, Battery Tunnel, Prospect Expressway): Take exit 23 for 39th St. At the end of the off-ramp, take a left onto 2nd Ave. Drive on 2nd Ave until you reach 58th St. Turn right onto 58th St and continue straight. The main gate will be on your left.
From I-278E (Verrazano Bridge): Take exit 21 for 3rd Ave. Continue straight on 3rd Ave until you reach 58th St. Take a left on 58th St and continue straight. The main gate will be on your left.
From the Belt Parkway W: Take exit 1 towards 65 St/67 St. Stay left and follow signs for Ridge Boulevard. Turn left onto Ridge Boulevard. Ridge Boulevard becomes 2nd Ave. Take 2nd Ave to 58th St and take a left, continue straight on 58th St. The main gate will be on your left.
Free parking is available for tour participants inside the gates of the Brooklyn Army Terminal. When you arrive, the security staff will direct you where to park. You may also park on Pier 4, which is outside of the security gates of BAT, and this parking lot operates 05:00 to 22:00 Monday - Friday, and 10:00 to 18:00 Saturday - Sunday.
- This activity is wheelchair accessible.
- Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
- The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
- Gratuity is not included in the price.
- This activity operates regardless of weather.
- There are available bathrooms located throughout the facility, including at the tour meeting location.
Dressing & Items to Bring
- Walking shoes
|Brooklyn Army Terminal Guided Walking Tour|
Check-in at Brooklyn Army Terminal
Brooklyn Army Terminal tour
Explore a World War I engineering marvel and learn the great purpose behind the Brooklyn Army Terminal. Walk along the complex with your guide and listen as he regales stories of soldiers, sailors and longshoremen who worked at the terminal.
Get the chance to see this historic hub in action as a modern day industrial park before heading to the highlight of the Terminal - the Building B atrium. Marvel at this architectural gem where freight trains used to rumble through.
Check-out at Brooklyn Army Terminal