Private Tour New York City in the Gilded Age: A History of High Society

56 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

Explore the history of high society along Fifth Avenue on a private guided tour through one of the worlds most exclusive neighborhoods. Uncover the real-life stories of some of the most notable self-made magnates of the American Industrial Revolution, from rags to riches, ruthless robber barons and the philanthropists who left lasting legacies. Travel through millionaire’s row to see, lavish mansions, elite private social clubs, fine art museums and cultural institutions.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: New York Historical Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Fifth Avenue

The tour begins on New York's most fashionable avenue at the divide between it's commercial and residential neighborhoods

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Central Park

Masterpiece of landscape and architecture

Pass By: Fifth Avenue

One of the world's most exclusive addresses

Pass By: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Home to the greatest art collection in the Western Hemisphere

Pass By: Museum Mile

Home to a wealth of fine art museums and cultural institutions.

Pass By: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Former mansion of an iconic American magnate
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