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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Yard Tours

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

SUN JUL 29 2012 > 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 JUL 28 2012 > 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

SUN JUL 22 2012 > 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 JUL 21 2012 > 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

SUN JUL 15 2012 > 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 JUL 15 2012 > 1 p.m.

"Walt Whitman's Fort Greene Park and Beyond"

Yard Tours

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

SAT JUL 14 2012 > 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

SUN JUL 8 2012 > 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 JUL 7 2012 > 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 ...

New Play (about the Brooklyn Navy Yard!) Reading

SAT JUL 7 2012 > 2 p.m.

"Brooklyn-based theater company Polybe + Seats will be creating a newsite-specific play to be performed at BLDG 92 in October, and you canget the first taste of it now!  Written by Avi Glickstein and directedby Jessica Silsby Brater, the play will be inspired by the history ofwomen's experiences at the Navy Yard.Summer, 1779. Elizabeth just learned she has an enormous bounty on herhead for helping 200 Patriots escape from the dreaded Wallabout Bayprison ships. Desperate and hunted by the British, she has no money,no clothing, and no friends. Somewhere in the back of her mind, alittle voice whispers ...