The inside look at the tour that comes to life
CharacTours is an interactive theatrical walking experience where the past visits you. Each tour features one guide leading the group while an actor makes a handful of surprise appearances playing different historical characters.
“The historical characters interact, inspire, and delight!”
Who are we and what we do
We are a small organization of tour guides, and board members with a passion for creating unique experiences. We bring in knowledge and energy from various professional backgrounds to build the ultimate team.
- 12 Mt Morris Park W, 12 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027, USALearn why Harlem got the nickname "The Black Mecca" and shaped American culture. On this exciting journey you'll meet the first self made female millionaire, a civil rights leader, a poet, and a singer who loves to skat. Don't miss the Apollo and the history behind this iconic neighborhood.
- SE corner State St. and Whitehall St., Peter Minuit Plaza, New York, NY 10004, USADid you know that George Washington was inaugurated president in New York City? We did. Come join this exciting trip where you'll time travel to revolutionary times. Meet George, and Nathan Hale, and Gershom Mendes Saixas, the first American born Jewish Leader.
and a great way to understand
the city's history. The characters are hilarious!”
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