Chinatown Walking Tours

Spring season - coming soon!


To book a group tour:

Click here for school groups.

Click here for adult and senior groups.

Chinatown Food Tour

Please join MOCA for a companion walking tour of our current exhibition, Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy: Stories of Chinese Food and Identity in America. From tofu fa of the north to the lamb burgers of the west, get to know the diverse food and cooking styles of Chinese cuisine while exploring stories of the neighborhood through this multiregional tasting tour of Chinatown. The tour includes 5-6 food samples.

Tickets: $35/adult; $25/student and senior; $18/MOCA Member. Free for children under 5.


ADVANCE RESERVATION REQUIRED. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.




From Coffeehouses to Banquet Halls Walking Tour - Every Saturday at 1pm through December 17, 2016


This walking tour traces the evolution of eateries in Chinatown, highlighting stories of diversity—the flavors of China’s regional cuisines converging in New York City; stories of legacy—Chinatown’s sons and daughters who grew up to be entrepreneurs and restaurateurs; and stories of evolution—a constant weaving between the classic and modern, the old and the new.

Advance reservation required. Purchase tickets online.

Tickets: $25/adult, $15/student & senior; $12/MOCA member. Free for children under 5.

Add-on Dim Sum Lunch $15 per person
Add-on MOCA Umbrella $8 each
Add-on MOCA catalog: Waves of Identity: 35 Years of Archiving $18 each

Add-on 8 oz. water $1 each


Chop Suey, 1929, Edward Hopper. Collection of Barney A. Ebsworth.


Education Groups & Group Tours

If you are planning a visit for a school or university group, a group of more than 8 people, please see our education section for program descriptions and reservations.