Offered by Brooklyn Unplugged Tours, the Graffiti & Street Art Walking Tour in Brooklyn lets guests learn about the exploding phenomenon of creating graffiti and its many techniques, and see the best murals created by these artists in New York City. This walking tour in Bushwick also discusses the history of graffiti over the years, some of the top contemporary artists, and more.
The tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours.
The tour covers approximately 1 mile of walking distance. It is a fairly manageable amount of walking for the average adult, child over the age of 12, or healthy senior citizen. There are no age limitations on the tour, but you are encouraged to consider the walking ability and level of interest/attention span of a younger child.
The tour meets in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The exact meeting point will listed on your E-ticket voucher.
The tour ends at a local subway station in Brooklyn. Your guide will provide directions for returning to Manhattan.
Although food is not included in the tour, there are places to purchase a snack or drink nearby. Also, after the tour your guide will be happy to recommend some of the area's dining options.
The following are suggestions for what to bring to the tour: - Camera - Snacks or bottled beverages - Comfortable attire and shoes appropriate for the day's weather (tour runs rain or shine) - Sunscreen (if summer or sunny)
They suggest wearing loose, comfortable clothing; and comfortable, athletic footwear. They advise that you check the day's weather in advance and prepare accordingly, as the tour runs rain or shine. Weather conditions are capable of fluctuating within a short period of time.
This tour has no age restrictions, but is recommended for ages 12+. Please consider your child's attention span, and capacity for walking, if you are considering bringing them on the tour. Please be aware the tour covers up to 1 mile of walking distance.
This is a small-group tour, it will generally not have more than 14 people.
Tips are appreciated, if you enjoyed the tour, but never required.
The tour runs rain or shine. They advise checking weather conditions in advance, and preparing accordingly.
The tour is currently available in English only.