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 APR 28 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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

BLDG 92 Presents...

Finding Your Voice: Young Writers Celebrating Freedom

SAT APR 27 2013 > 3 p.m.

April is National Poetry Month. Enjoy some FREE and Brooklyn Navy Yard-inspired poetry and prose by the talented young writers lead by Angeli Rasbury and supported by The Walt Whitman Project.

Yard Tours

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

SAT APR 27 2013 > 2:30 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 APR 21 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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

Yard Inspectors Tour

SUN APR 21 2013 > noon

Step into the shoes of an inspector in-training on this Yard-wide adventure!  Follow clues through the Yard to uncover its hidden treasures. Search for industrial cranes, street lamps powered by wind and the sun, and much, much more on this hands-on guided Yard-wide family tour! Appropriate for children ages 6 to 13 and their parents.

Yard Tours

Bike Tour!

SUN APR 21 2013 > noon

Brooklyn Navy Yard By Bike Getting 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. See the new ...

Yard Tours

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

SAT APR 20 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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

Yard Tours

Seasonal Photography Tours - SPRING

SAT APR 20 2013 > 11 a.m.

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is a fascinating visual tapestry of 19th century buildings and LEED-certified structures, of natural landscapes and waterfront vistas amid a thriving industrial park. Starting this fall, Turnstile Tours and BLDG 92 are pleased to offer seasonal photography tours to provide opportunities for the public to come out with their cameras and capture some of the most visually stimulating sites within the Yard. Highlights include the frozen-in-time Navy Hospital Campus, the World War II-era pier with views of the Manhattan skyline and Wallabout Bay, and a functioning dry dock that is used for ship repair. Unlike our ...

Yard Tours

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

SUN APR 14 2013 > 2:30 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 APR 13 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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