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Wall Street Financial Crisis Walking Tour, New York

  • When does it run?
    Mon, Wed, Fri and Sun
  • Start time
    10am
  • Duration
    2 hours
Inclusions
  • English-speaking guide
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (13+)
  • Child (4-12)
  • Infant (0-3)

Key Highlights

  • Learn how the money markets work and the inside story of the Global recession – why did it happen?
  • Walk past the New York Stock Exchange and many of the world’s most powerful banks
  • Tour led by Wall Street insiders, many of whom who were on the front line when the crisis began
  • The tours is narrated without finance lingo
  • One of the top things to do in New York City!

Overview

Get the low-down on the most drastic financial melt-down since the Great Depression on this illuminating Wall Street tour. Explore New York's financial district while you learn the story behind the seismic 2007- 2009 financial collapse and gain a better understanding of the money markets.

What really brought down Bear Stearns, Lehman and AIG? What is a (CDO) Collateralized Debt Obligation? What is a (CDS) Credit Default Swap? How were they able to destroy financial institutions around the world? Hear first-hand accounts of their final days from an insider.

When you go back, impress your friends with your financial know-how.

About the Supplier

The Wall Street Experience LLC aims to educate people about the workings of New York's financial district through their exclusive and comprehensive Wall Street tours. The tours are led by professionals who have managed billion dollar trading businesses, taught economics at MIT and written for finance and trading publications. This is one of the top-rated things to do in New York.

Here's the plan...

This tour combines Wall Street's history with first-hand accounts of the financial crisis. This is mostly an outdoor walking tour with a chance to go inside a few of the buildings.

Find out about the life of a Wall Street trader and how some traders made billion-dollar profits while banks collapsed and discover the financial district's rich architecture and trivia and view evidence of the skyscraper race within the concrete jungle.

Highlights of your tour include:

  • New York Stock Exchange
  • House of Morgan
  • Deutsche Bank
  • AIG (American International Group)
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Lehman Brothers

and more! 

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Mon, Wed, Fri and Sun

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Start time

    10am

  • Meeting Point

    The tour starts from 15 Broad Street, across from NY Stock Exchange, where your guide will be waiting outside.
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the Federal Reserve Bank, 33 Liberty Street. 

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel transfer (we'll see you there)
  • Tips (if you wish, go on then) 

Please note

Voucher Type: Paper

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Always keep a photo ID handy for security checks.

Customer Reviews

  • financial tour of wall street
    ailsa e dunsford, Australia 05/24/2013