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“Learn about the Art Underground”

NYC Subway Art Tour
Ranked #214 of 651 Tours in New York City
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

NYC Subway Art Tour is the ingenious brainchild of Darryl Reilly. Very imformtive, one views amazing works of art that would otherwise not be noticed. We met Darryl at a central location and for 2 hours had a private(only 2 of us) up close tour of several stations. Each artist based their work on their interpretation of the meaning of a particular station.
It was fantastic. Darryl was great. My only criticsm is that 3 hours was a little too long.

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Reviewed 19 October 2013

We loved this tour! Made me realize that I'm so obsessed with studying the older subway tile signs that I've completely ignored the newer subway art that's been emerging over the past couple of decades. Our guide was amazing-very knowledgeable, organized, entertaining and a pleasure to travel around NYC with! Highly recommend and thank you!

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Reviewed 28 July 2013

This is one of the best tours in the city! I live in NYC, ride the subways, and have always noticed and enjoyed the art. Now that I’ve been on the NYC Subway Art Tour, I actually know about the art too! If you like art or are curious about the subway (and art) – you should check out this tour!

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Reviewed 22 July 2013

Darryl made this tour interesting and fun. Even though there were just the three of us, he didn't cancel. Instead, we had a personal family tour. It was REALLY HOT & HUMID so getting into the a/c cars was nice. Darryl had the tour script and sights so down pat it was seamless. We came with our own METRO cards which was convenient but not necessary. A really great tour to see art below ground and connect with it. The history was so cool!

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Reviewed 21 December 2012

Having spent a certain amount of time in NYC before this trip, we thought that we knew it pretty well. However, this trip with Daryl opened our eyes to yet another fascinating part of the city and his informal, informative approach gave us a very enjoyable morning on the subway. Daryl obviously has extensive knowledge of the underground system and its station art, and was perfectly happy to tailor the trip to suit the interests and ongoing plans of the individuals involved. As we were the only couple on our particular trip we combined it with a walk on the high line. All in all, we had a great time and the knowledge we gained, specifically of the subway system was invaluable and helped us make the most of the rest of our trip.

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