Learn the intimate history of Chinatown with MOCA’s Manhattan Chinatown Historical Walking Tour

Sun, Nov 17, 2019 @ 11:00am - 1:00pm



Chinatown, Manhattan is its own destination! Uncover the history of one of New York City’s oldest neighborhoods through this 90 minute walking tour, which focuses on how everyday buildings and places of historical significance reflect and shape a community. The tour will take you through time from the neighborhood’s origins as a Native American village, to the Irish Five Points, the Italian immigrants of Little Italy, to present day as one of the fastest growing immigrant communities of New York City. Some highlighted sites include Collect Pond, Five Points, Columbus Park, Funeral Parlor Row, the Church of the Transfiguration, and the oldest street in Chinatown.


Tickets are $30 and include Museum admission. Advance reservation required. Tours leave from the museum lobby at 215 Centre Street, NY, NY 10013. They run for 1.5-2 hours and end in central Chinatown.