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 JUN 30 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 JUN 29 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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

Film Screening: No Job for a Woman

THU JUN 27 2013 > 6:30 p.m.

No Job for a Woman

Yard Tours

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

SUN JUN 23 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 JUN 22 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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

A View from the Yard: Plein Air Landscape Workshop at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

SAT JUN 22 2013 > 11 a.m.

Brooklyn Navy Yard Visiting Artist, Enid Braun, invites experienced landscape painters or first timers (with some drawing or painting background) to take in Brooklyn’s working waterfront from the perspective of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Draw and paint from a Navy Yard pier on Wallabout Bay and enjoy spectacular views of East River bridges, Manhattan architectural icons, and industrial Brooklyn. Enid Braun will provide instruction and guidance to tackle the complexity of urban landscape, using drawing or water-based media of your choice. Immediately following the workshop, participants will be invited back to BLDG 92 for refreshments and to share their ...

Yard Tours

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

SUN JUN 16 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 JUN 15 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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

Yard Tours

Bike Tour!

SAT JUN 15 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

Yard Inspectors Tour

SAT JUN 15 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.