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Harlem Heritage Tours

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Harlem Heritage Tours was founded in 1998 to use the industry of tourism as a tool to preserve Harlem's history and to contribute to the development of our local economy. Tours are conducted by those who were born and raised in Harlem, providing...more
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104 Malcolm X Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2595
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Reviewed 5 days ago

These people are CROOKS. I booked a tour with them for me & my girlfriend. We were both very excited about it. Harlem heritage tour cancelled without notice. They told they would credit me back but I have been waiting for 2+ months now!! We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank samuel260
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marcus Garvey once said "A people without knowledge of its past is like a tree without roots " .It was a pleasure to spend time with Neal throughout this excellent tour . His enthusiasm,knowledge and dedication to the cultural past of Harlem and its key...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Neil Shoemaker was an amazing tour guide. Harlem Heritage Tours was fantastic. The tour was informative and entertaining. We learned so much about the history of Harlem. Neil Shoemaker is a true American treasure. - Kim Leegan, WHS teacher

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

The tour was extremely informative and entertaining, everyone had an amazing time. Our guide was friendly and entertaining, and really made the experience special.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

We learned so much and the tour guide was very fun and energetic! He made the experience very interesting amd was great at explaining things

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Brart A
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

If you're thinking about book something from Harlem Heritage Tours, just read the 1 stars reviews. I read it beforehand and yet I tried to give a chance for it. What a mistake! I booked a tour for 02/05/2019, got the email confirmation, the weather...More

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Journey39305072343, Owner at Harlem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Hello my name is Neal Shoemaker and I was the guide for the reviewer, I want to apologize about the lateness and inconveniences experienced with the tour. We take what we do very seriously and aim to satisfy at all times, when this doesn't happen...More

Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

I appreciate the info, and the hospitality was nice. moreover, I will have to make a return trip to Harlem some time. this area will be missed.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

We spent Martin Luther King Day with Neal and Heritage Tours learning about Wyatt T. Walker. His son Wyatt graced us with music of the civil rights movement and shared facts about Dr. King and his father. It was an unforgettable experience and a true...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Yael L
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

We did the tour on a cold and rainy Sunday morning but the service at Canaan baptist church of Christ warmed our hearts! Walking through Harlem with Neal Shoemaker was really great and interesting and the food at Sylvia’s delicious. Thanks Neal!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 889liesbethl
Reviewed 16 December 2018

A ten star review for this tour. Neal is knowledgeable, energetic and a fun guide. The two hour tour was full of facts and anecdotes. You can't find a better time spent for a Harlem tour. We had friends visiting us from out of town...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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12 March 2018|
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Response from loveharlem | Property representative |
Hello my friend, The tour ends about 12:45 or so, no later than 1pm on west 125th Street, if you have any questions you can call us at 212 280-7888.
16 October 2017|
Response from Pepsi38 | Reviewed this property |
This I cannot answer. We had a most informative tour on a Thursday.