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Up to 22 Passengers 3 person minimum | Price shown is per ticket
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New York Classic Film Tour by On Location Tours

Ah, there is nothing quite like the classics, are we right? New York is the most filmed city in the world and we’re taking you behind-the-scenes of some of your favorite classic films that feature The Big Apple. We have selected the best movie sites around Manhattan to share with you so you can slip right into the shoes of timeless characters who made their mark on the big screen.

Get a behind-the-scenes curated look at some of your favorite classic movies set in New York City, as your guide entertains, informs and quizzes you with trivia questions while showcasing over 60 filming locations!

Not only will you get a taste of New York film history, but you’ll also receive a great sightseeing tour of Manhattan. By indoor bus with AC in the summer and heat in the winter, we’ll take you to neighborhoods rich with history, where some of the most iconic NYC films of all time were made.

What Will You See On This Tour?

  • Swing past the Empire State Building, an iconic backdrop featured in several films

  • Snag something fresh at Zabar’s, the famous market featured in Manhattan and You’ve Got Mail

  • Feel the wind where Marilyn Monroe’s skirt flew up in The Seven Year Itch

  • Embrace your superhero status at Grand Central Terminal, featured in Superman and North by Northwest

  • Stroll through world-famous Central Park and match filming locations to movie clips from Thomas Edison Shorts to Ghostbusters

  • Recreate the sweet scene with an even sweeter view in front of Queensboro Bridge, featured in Woody Allen’s Manhattan

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Private Tours

Our private tours have a more intimate vibe, where you can ask our tour guide more questions about their experiences while being on a set. The guide can personalize the tour by paying extra attention to your group and helping you get the best photos!

We have various size vehicles to accommodate your private tour. Depending on the size of your group, your tour might be in a Sedan, an SUV, a sprinter or a limo.

Covid-19 Precautions

Although there are no known cases of illnesses at On Location Tours, we are responsible for keeping an active stance in preventing the spread of any diseases. We are following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention along with Federal and State guidelines on stopping the spread.

For this reason, we require all guests to wear a face mask for the entire duration of the tour. Thank you for your cooperation.