Tour the Yard, bike through history, see "industry in action" on a factory tour, experience cultural performances or make something in a hands-on workshop. Our public programs are an exciting look into the Yard’s past, present and future. 

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Upcoming Events:

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SUN NOV 25 2012 > 2 p.m.

Take the tour that's the talk of New York! 

Yard Tours

NEW! The Can-Do Yard: WWII at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

SUN NOV 25 2012 > 11 a.m.

During World War II, the Brooklyn Navy Yard played a pivotal role in the American war effort – it built battleships and aircraft carriers, repaired over 5,000 ships, and sent troops and supplies to fronts across the globe. The tireless efforts of its 70,000 workers earned it the nickname "The Can-Do Yard."  This tour will explore the role of the New York City waterfront in the war effort, make connections between the Yard and famous battles of World War II, and visit historically significant sites within the Yard and in the surrounding communities. Highlights include the Naval Hospital campus ...

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SAT NOV 24 2012 > 2 p.m.

Take the tour that's the talk of New York! 

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SUN NOV 18 2012 > 2 p.m.

Take the tour that's the talk of New York! 

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SAT NOV 17 2012 > 2 p.m.

Take the tour that's the talk of New York! 

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SUN NOV 11 2012 > 2 p.m.

Take the tour that's the talk of New York! 

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard by Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard

SAT NOV 10 2012 > 2 p.m.

Take the tour that's the talk of New York! 

Celebrate Veteran's Day at the Navy Yard

SAT NOV 10 2012 > noon

Join us for a full day of activities to celebrate and honor Veteran's Day at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.  All Day activities include:

Yard Tours

NEW! The Can-Do Yard: WWII at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

SAT NOV 10 2012 > 11 a.m.

During World War II, the Brooklyn Navy Yard played a pivotal role in the American war effort – it built battleships and aircraft carriers, repaired over 5,000 ships, and sent troops and supplies to fronts across the globe. The tireless efforts of its 70,000 workers earned it the nickname "The Can-Do Yard."  This tour will explore the role of the New York City waterfront in the war effort, make connections between the Yard and famous battles of World War II, and visit historically significant sites within the Yard and in the surrounding communities. Highlights include the Naval Hospital campus ...

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