Private tour

New York: TCM Classic Film Locations Tour by Bus

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New York: TCM Classic Film Locations Tour by Bus

From £204.31 per person

Explore the most filmed city in the world on a 3-hour movie locations tour of New York by bus. Discover the best sites of Manhattan, including Holly Golightly's apartment from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” Manhattan Bridge, the Plaza Hotel and more.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
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Experience

The experience
  • Discover the film locations from dozens of classic movies in Manhattan
  • Watch movie clips of some of your favorite films as you see where they were shot
  • Get a lively commentary from a local actor guide
  • Take pictures of the site where Marilyn Monroe’s skirt flew up in The Seven Year Itch
  • Go on location at Grand Central Terminal, seen in North by Northwest and Superman
  • Match Central Park locations to movie clips from Thomas Edison Shorts to Ghostbusters
Full description
Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of your favorite classic films set in New York City, as a local actor guide entertains, informs, and quizzes you with trivia questions on up to 60 filming locations Not only will you get a taste of New York’s film history, you'll receive a great bus tour of Manhattan, visiting neighborhoods rich with the history of the cinema. Discover popular location sites like Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center and the Upper West Side. Hop off at Zabar’s, the well-known market place, featured in “You’ve Got Mail.” Stand outside the famous Dakota Building where Yoko Ono lives, and featured in “Hannah and Her Sisters” and “Rosemary’s Baby.” Cross to the Upper East Side through Central Park, learning about the dozens of films set in the park, including the first motion picture ever made in New York City. Continue down the east side of Manhattan to stop in front of Holly Golightly's apartment from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Venture into hidden neighborhoods, such as Sutton Place for a fantastic view of the Manhattan Bridge, just like in Woody Allen’s “Manhattan.” Some locations have featured in countless films, including the Plaza Hotel, FAO Shwarz, Tiffany’s, Rockefeller Center, and the Empire State Building. End at Grand Central Station, another icon of the movies and Manhattan, to complete your film memorabilia tour.
Includes
  • Bus tour
  • Local actor guide
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Tours depart from Broadway and 51st Street, in front of Ellen’s Stardust Diner. Your tour guide will be holding a blue umbrella.

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    4.4 /5

    based on 11 reviews

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    • Value for money
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    8 December 2019

    awesome

    9 August 2019

    The tour was fun and educational. Had a great time and our host was totally knowledgeable. She really seemed to like the movies which showed in her hosting.

    10 August 2018

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