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Corner of Flushing Ave and Carlton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
+1 347-903-8687
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Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour
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New York City Food Cart Walking Tour
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Brooklyn Army Terminal Walking Tour
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Engaging tours of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn Waterfront, WWII History of New York, Food Carts and Trucks, and public markets. Tours on foot, by bus, bicycle, and boat. All tours offered in partnership with local nonprofit organizations.
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  • Average1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Corner of Flushing Ave and Carlton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Prospect Park is a fascinating and beautiful park in Brooklyn. Andy let a small group, kept us entertained and informed about the park's history, geology, cultural impact. My wife and I found the two hours flew by quickly. We learned annual visits to the park...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Turnstile Tours conducted a tour of the New Lab facility at the Brooklyn Navy Yard as part of Archtober, the program celebrating architecture in NYC. The tour was comprehensive and thoughful. We visited the common areas of the facility; the shared maker spaces, collaboration spaces,...More

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Thank EEAnewyork
Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us for our special monthly Inside Industry Tour that features New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. We are grateful that you took the time to write this review and share your experience and hope to host you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to have Bryan show us around the food carts today this was easily one of the best tours we have done with an engaging host who was both passionate about his subject and extremely knowledgeable. The carts consisted of west Indian...More

Thank David W W
Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Wow, we're delighted and grateful to hear your Food Cart Tour with Brian was one of the best tours you've done! Thank you for coming on the tour. We are happy you learned a lot about street vending and that you enjoyed the diverse range...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Learned so much about the food cart industry, the food, culture and the people. Gained a new appreciation for NYC street food.More

Thank Agnesc67
Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We greatly appreciate that you took the time to not only join us for the Food Cart Tour, but also write this lovely review. Thank you! It means so much. We were ecstatic to see the review and are grateful that your tour was both...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

What a great tour we had of the Navy yard! An area i drove by my entire life but knew nothing about. Our guide Andrew was teriffic. His explanations were very thorough and he spent a lot of time answering our questions. We met at...More

Thank JBBar
Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so pleased that you had a positive and enjoyable experience on your Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour with Andrew last month! Thanks for also taking the time to view the exhibits at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92. We're glad you were...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Had a great 2hr tour of food carts in The Financial District. Our guide, Brian, was fabulous and passionate about this iconic aspect of New York culture. He described the intricacies involved in owning and running them. We were taken to "the best Halal van"...More

Thank Carol B
Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so very much for joining this tour and for taking the time to write a review! We are so happy that you loved the diversity, quality, and quantity of the food on our Food Cart Tour of the Financial District, and that you...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Just returned from one of the best walking tours of NYC I have taken. It was the Food Cart Tour of midtown run by Turnstile Tours. Brian Hoffman was a great guide. Highly recommended. There were six stops, all off 6th Ave. between 42nd &...More

Thank vinoron
Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are pleased to hear that you had a positive and enjoyable experience on our Food Cart Tour of Midtown with Brian last month, and certainly hope you'll join us again soon for another one of our tours. Thank you so much for taking the...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

My husband gifted me this tour and, while I was excited for it, it absolutely surpassed my expectations. Brian was knowledgeable, accommodating, and had an amazing relationship with all of the food cart owners we visited. I tend to be a picky eater, one who...More

Thank kdalim
Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Oh, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! It made us all very happy to hear that our food cart tour surpassed your expectations and we would be grateful to host you and your husband on any of our tours...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

This tour is an absolute must if you are interested in learning about the history of the street vendors that have made the LES, the LES. We were so lucky to be the only 3 people on the tour with Cindy, the owner of the...More

Thank amarina
Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Oh! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this thoughtful and in-depth review. I am so pleased to know that you had an enjoyable time on the tour and felt it was a good value for the tastings included and overall experience...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

This was a great tour featuring the Brooklyn Army Terminal and I am so glad I had the opportunity to learn so much about a place I did not even know about. Our guide, Andrew, was very knowledgeable and made the tour interesting and fun....More

Thank mskittycat
Cindy V, Owner at Turnstile Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so pleased you had a great time on our Brooklyn Army Terminal Tour with us a few months ago. While we're very sorry for the delayed response, we wanted to be sure to reach out (better late than never!) and thank you for...More

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