Tours For
All Ages

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!

Frannie Laks

CharacToursThe Ultimate
Dream Team

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.





CharacTours is a Non-Profit

which believes individuals shape history, and the future. Be inspired
by the leaders of the past 
and become
a leader of the future.


The Tours

  • Jewish Lower East Side
    Straus Square
  • Harlem
    12 Mt Morris Park W
  • Ellis Island
    The front gate of Castle Clinton
  • Colonial NYC
    SE corner State St. and Whitehall St.

“Entertaining, informative,
and a great way to understand
the city's history. The characters are hilarious!”


David Franklin




Stay up-to-date with CharacTours activity

We strive to keep our followers updated as much as we possibly can, so we do our best to photograph our tours and workshops and upload them here for you to enjoy. Come to visit and check out our most recent tours, a look behind the scenes, and our latest and greatest content!





CharacTours Inc.
601 W. 26th St., Suite 325-307
New York, NY 10001

+1 (215) 913-0992

© 2018 by CharacTours

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