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BHRA Tunnel Tours and Events

UPDATE: NYC DOT Permanently Ends All Atlantic Avenue Tunnel Tours!  

BHRA PRESENTS:

ATLANTIC
AVENUE
TUNNEL
TOURS!

No Tours Until Further Notice

Next TUNNEL TOUR was scheduled forJanuary 9th

But NYC DOT has ended All Atlantic Avenue Tunnel Tours!  

Don't see the tour date listed that you already registered for? 
Don't worry, 
we only list tours with available spots (i.e., tours that have not already sold out).





The Atlantic Avenue Tunnel Tour provides the public with an opportunity to climb down a manhole and explore the Atlantic Avenue Tunnel.  The narrated walking tour of lasts approximately an hour and a half.

The tunnel tour is led by Bob Diamond, who rediscovered the tunnel in 1981.   Over the course of the tour of the half-mile long tunnel, Bob will discuss the tumultuous history of the tunnel, featuring true stories of: Pirates in New York City, Murderous Street Gangs,19th Century Political and Business Corruption,  A Conspiracy Theory Surrounding The Lincoln Assassination, some off beat Astro Physics, the rediscovery of the Tunnel in 1981, and much more.

The tour meets at the old Independence Bank building (now a Trader Joe's grocery store) at the SW corner of Atlantic Avenue & Court Street, under the clock.  These tours are usually held on a Sunday.

  • Please wear Sneakers or Boots (no high heeled shoes).  
  • Please bring a flashlight. 

Reservations are required. Please call 718-941-3160 for reservations and further information.


Directions:  

Nearest Subway Stations  
F/G                  (Bergen St.)
2/3/4/5/M/R    (Borough Hall- Court Street)
A/C                  (Jay Street- Borough Hall)


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Information on past BHRA events:

Atlantic Avenue Tunnel Main Page - pictures from recent tunnel tours 

the December 14th 2002 Brooklyn Trolley Project Phase II Ribbon Cutting Ceremony  

 


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