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Prohibition Era Bar Experience, NYC

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    • Adult (21+)
    • Child (5-11)
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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a thrilling tour of four of New York’s clandestine bars & historic speakeasies from the 1920s
  • Your knowledgeable guide will share stories about the city under alcohol prohibition
  • Enjoy three complimentary drinks and snacks at the bars that weathered the Prohibition Era
  • Go bar-hopping and experience the thrill of the forbidden!
  • Overview

    Embark on a thrilling bar hopping adventure as you relive the furtive days of the prohibition in New York! Trace the footsteps of the audacious drinkers and visit 4 prohibition-defying bars in the East Village.

    In the 1920s, when alcohol prohibition was in full-swing, some secret bars were still operational and visited by drinkers willing to undertake such a grave risk. Visit some of these bars with vintage décor, enjoy three complimentary drinks and get a feel of the forbidden times!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Monday and Wednesday


    The tour is open-ended, as guests can leave at their leisure.

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    In front of McSorley's Old Ale House, located at 15 E 7th St, between 2nd and 3rd Ave.

    Ending Point

    Varies as you can end the tour at any of the pubs.


    Meet your guide in front of McSorley's Old Ale House at the scheduled time. On this evening tour, you will be visiting four such well-preserved bars which weathered the famous alcohol Prohibition during the 1920s.

    You will experience the seamy underbelly of New York on this tour and enjoy a thrilling bar hopping experience as your guide takes you from one such bar to another. Admire the vintage décor of the bars, enjoy three complimentary drinks and snacks and recreate the clandestine and thrilling mood of the Prohibition Era.

    After the tour, make your own way back to the hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Entrance to four bars from the Prohibition Era
    • 3 complimentary drinks and snacks


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    All guests must adhere to the NYC dress code, no sneakers, no baggy jeans, recommended casual wear.

    Participants must be minimum 21 years of age and MUST bring a valid government-issued photo ID.

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.