Brooklyn Navy Yard: Highlights
Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn
Sun, October 17th, 2021
1:00pm — 2:00pm
3:00pm — 4:00pm
This guided tour is a great introduction to the rich history and modern industry of the Brooklyn Navy Yard and its architecture and infrastructure. Founded in 1801, the Yard served as one of America’s premiere naval shipyards for 165 years. Today, it is a city-owned industrial park and a center of manufacturing, technology, and craft, home to over 450 industrial and creative businesses.
Visitors will get a closer look at the Yard’s most intriguing sites, including a dry dock that’s been used continuously for ship repair since 1851, several historic buildings that are being adaptively reused for modern industry, and will get insights into current development projects that will help to more than double the Yard’s workforce by 2030.
The health and safety of our community is paramount. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination with ID and a mask is required for ALL in-person experiences. See guidelines: https://ohny.org/covid-19-update/
The Brooklyn Navy Yard abides by all rules and regulations related to COVID-19 safety precautions. This includes requiring face masks indoors, in common areas, and where social distancing is not possible. Participants on ticketed tours are required to show proof of vaccination for those 12 years of age and above. No exceptions.