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Joyce Gold History Tours of NYC

141 W 17th St, New York City, NY 10011-5428
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One of the best tour guides in nyc

Joyce Gold is a knowledgeable tour guide in nyc. She is a treasure trove of historical information... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ron F
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New York City, New York
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Good info but a pricey private

Joyce Gold was recommended to me by a New Yorker and I wanted the best. Our schedule did not allow... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FinGin79
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Joyce Gold is a knowledgeable tour guide in nyc. She is a treasure trove of historical information. She is committed to giving you the best tour possible. I have been on several of her tours. I have never been dissapointed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Joyce Gold was recommended to me by a New Yorker and I wanted the best. Our schedule did not allow us to take her public tour so we scheduled a private. Two hours for $360 total. We met at Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan and...More

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Joyce G, Owner at Joyce Gold History Tours of NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for sharing your review. I work all the time to get the best history, the best presentation, & the best updates for all my tours, & have been doing so for the last 40 years, so $360 for the 2-hour private version...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Just toured with Joyce from Greenwich Village to Chelsea with 4 family members. Joyce weaves information about interesting historical residents, various period architecture, street pattern development and notable landmarks. Knowing that I had ancestors who lived in the area 100+ years ago, Joyce came with...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

We first met Joyce Gold on the Queen Mary II during a transatlantic crossing. She gave three lectures about NY history and we knew immediately that we would seek her out at some point for a tour in NY (we live in NJ). This public...More

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Joyce G, Owner at Joyce Gold History Tours of NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you belatedly for this marvelous review! The Alexander Hamilton tour continues to be very popular - history plus shenanigans makes for a great story! This September I'll be speaking again on Queen Mary 2 transatlantic crossing from Southampton to New York. Any chance I'd...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

WOW. This woman knows EVERYTHING about New York City. Her knowledge is broad and detailed. Teaching at NYU, her classes are oversubscribed everytime. Take ANY tour and you are sure to educated and entertained. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. No one better.

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

I just finished a 2-hour tour ("Crimes of Fifth Avenue Gold Coast") with Joyce Gold today. This was perhaps my 4th tour with her, and each time I have been very impressed with her knowledge and perky enthusiasm. Apparently, she spends much of her free...More

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Joyce G, Owner at Joyce Gold History Tours of NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you belatedly for your terrific review. You've really highlighted things I care about - accuracy, having fun, being sure people can hear, and finding ways to get the word out that New York City history is absolutely fascinating. You are an experienced traveller; I'm...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Joyce Gold is full of interesting facts about many NY places of interest. I've taken perhaps 4 or 5 tours with her.....Among my favorites.....Grand Central Terminal, Gramercy Park, and Roosevelt Island. No reservations necessary...just show up if weather permits and pay at the meeting place....More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Ive taken a Greenwich Village Tour and the 5 Points Tour with Joyce gold. In each case Joyce had relevant, interesting information that she imparted with a smile, in a friendly informal way. She never needed notes, but was a walking encyclopedia of all things...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Joyce has a layer cake of knowledge. Recreating/creating visual and verbal moments in history. I thoroughly enjoyed my tour, and more.

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Joyce was very interesting, full of little known facts that made the stories of NYC come alive. She answered every one of our many questions and provided an amazing amount of information about the past and present of the NYC "Gold Coast" area.

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