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 SEP 29 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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

Yard Tours

Yard Inspectors Tour

SUN SEP 29 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

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

SAT SEP 28 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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

NY3DP Summit: New Industrial Revolution: 3D-Printing Transformers, Nabes-Based Nanofactories & American Re-Shoring

TUE SEP 24 2013 > 3 p.m.

Will New York City Spearhead America’s Manufacturing Make-Over Via Home-Grown, Disruptive 3DP Tech?

Yard Tours

Urban Ecology Bike Tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard

SUN SEP 22 2013 > 3 p.m.

Discover the natural world in the midst a thriving urban industrial park on this bicycle and walking tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where we will explore New York City's waterways, terrestrial ecosystems and urban farms.  At the stunning 65,000-square-foot Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm, we will learn how they produce 20,000 pounds of vegetables annually – as well as honey and eggs – and are a national leader in the development of rooftop and urban farming techniques. Descending to the bank of the East River, we will visit an oyster restoration project led by a local school and will ...

Yard Tours

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

SUN SEP 22 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 SEP 21 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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

Dramatic Reading of THE EL at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

THU SEP 19 2013 > 6 p.m.

BLDG 92 invites you to step back in time at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.  Author Catherine Gigante-Brown will deliver a dramatic reading from her stirring historic novel, The El. While sitting among still-standing industrial buildings, guests will experience the Yard through the eyes of ten-year old Tiger as he visits his grandfather, shipwright and foreman overseeing construction of the USS Brooklyn.

Yard Tours

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

SUN SEP 15 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 SEP 14 2013 > 2:30 p.m.

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