Prohibition… goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man’s appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes… A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded. — Abraham Lincoln
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|Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground
317-319 W 16th street between 8th ave and 9th ave
|7 days a week||Mon-Fri 4:45pm / 4:15pm Sat-Sun||8 pm – 7th ave & Bleecker street|
DESCRIPTION: On this tour we will not only walk you through all the historical developments that lead to prohibition but we will also walk you through 6 of the best speakeasies, secret taverns and famous bars from South of Chelsea, through the meatpacking district and finish in the Greenwich Village of Manhattan. Where you can try an award winning high quality craft cocktail, while you sit back and enjoy all the history about why and how Prohibition started and as well how it was enforced.
ENDING POINT AND DURATION: Ending is close to the W4 Subway station where there is a lot of restaurants, bars, night life and the tour guide will be there for directions, recommendations and extra information after a 2 h 30 m to 3 hr tour.
ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INFORMATION: NO SHORTS, NO SNEAKERS, NO FLIP FLOPS, NO TANK TOPS, NO FUR AND MUST BE 21 yr old or the Speakeasies won’t let you in. Drinks are not included in the 60$pp price or on vouchers from any platforms. For the safety of our clients we strongly recommend not to drink before the tour or you might not be admitted in some of the Speakeasies. Drink purchases are allowed at 2 of the locations and an optional 3rd cocktail at the last stop (Craft quality cocktails are usually 15$ per person in Manhattan) as well as WC usage.
WEATHER CANCELLATION CONDITIONS: The tours will take place rain or shine except for extreme weather conditions (over 90% chance precipitation and over 16 mph/ 26 kmh winds). For any rescheduling please let us know at least 24hrs in advance for parties of 2 to 4. Parties of 4 and more must let us know about any cancellations or rescheduling at least 48hrs in advance. For any inquiries feel free to contact the support team.
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