Tour the Yard, bike through history, see "industry in action" on a factory tour, see film, theater and musical performance, sit in on “BLDG 92 Talks” 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

SAT JUN 30 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

Bike Tour

SAT JUN 30 > 12:30 p.m.

Get a "Handle" on Sustainability! Pedal along with us on this bicycle tour as we explore the Brooklyn Navy Yard's transition from being one of the nation's foremost naval shipbuilding facilities to a national leader for sustainable urban industrial parks. Learn about the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation's sustainable development efforts including the nation's first multi-story "green" industrial building, first solar and wind-powered street lamps, New York City's first building-mounted wind turbines, adaptively reused historic structures, and new green buildings certified by the US Green Buildings Council.  Length of Tour: 2 hours

Yard Tours

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

SUN JUN 24 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

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

SAT JUN 23 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

BLDG 92 Talks

Lunch Time Lecture: Adam Friedman, Pratt Center for Community Development

TUE JUN 19 > 1 p.m.

BLDG 92 Talks launches Lunch Time Lectures!

Yard Tours

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

SUN JUN 17 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Walt Whitman's Fort Greene Park and Beyond

SUN JUN 17 > 1 p.m.

"Walt Whitman's Fort Greene Park and Beyond"

Yard Tours

Father's Day Bike Tour

SUN JUN 17 > 12:30 p.m.

Get a "Handle" on Sustainability! Special Father's Day Tour!

Yard Tours

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

SAT JUN 16 > 2:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Brooklyn Historical Society, Urban Oyster leads a bus tour replete with fascinating stories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's past, present, and future. For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri.Today, the Yard is becoming a model for sustainable urban industrial parks.  At several stops along the way, this tour offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock ...

Yard Tours

NEW! Brooklyn Navy Yard By Bus: The Past, Present, & Future of the Yard--the SHORT TOUR

SUN JUN 10 > 1 p.m.

Join us for a “highlights” tour of the Yard. This new abbreviated version of our popular Yard tour provides a broader overview of the Yard’s rich history and exciting future. This shorter tour is a great way to both see the Yard and experience the exhibits at BLDG 92—and have lunch in the café!