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  • Location:New York City, New York
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

TCM Classic Film Tour of New York

See top New York attractions immortalized in movies on this Turner Classic Movies (TCM) bus tour of more than 60 filming locations all over Manhattan. View clips from classic movies featuring famous city landmarks so you can compare how they look today. See Holly Golightly’s apartment in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' the subway grate over which Marilyn Monroe stood in 'The Seven-Year Itch' and the dramatic view of the Queensboro Bridge from Woody Allen's 'Manhattan.' Stop for photos at various filming locations and learn more about the rich moviemaking history of New York from your guide, a local actor.


  • 3-hour tour of famous film locations in New York City
  • Admire top New York attractions including the Empire State Building, Central Park and Grand Central Terminal
  • View clips from classic films and see how New York has changed since they were filmed
  • See filming locations from films such as Breakfast at Tiffany's, You’ve Got Mail, Ghostbusters and The Seven-Year Itch
  • Learn more about your favorite films and New York City from your guide, a local actor
  • Stop for photos at selected filming locations and test your knowledge with movie trivia quizzes!
  • Upgrade to priority seating for better views of your favorite film sites

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

You don't have to be a film buff to love this tour. You get to see famous Manhattan landmarks and film clips that show how New York has changed over the years. It's a fascinating way to get to know this storied city!

What You Can Expect

TCM Classic Film Tour of New York

See Grand Central Terminal, the film site of many classic movies

Combine Manhattan sightseeing with your love of movies on this Turner Classic Movies (TCM) tour. Meet your guide in Times Square and board your comfortable bus to begin your tour of New York’s most famous film locations. Movie shoots are a common occurrence in this city, and you’ll see the many iconic landmarks and vibrant neighborhoods that make this one of the most filmed cities in the world. Choose to elevate your experience with an upgrade to priority seating.

Learn about New York and its famous film locations from your actor guide and answer movie trivia questions. View clips from old movies as you pass their filming locations so you can see how much they have or have not changed. Stop at several locations along your route for closer looks and photo ops.

Head uptown and see Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center and Zabar's, the gourmet market featured in You’ve Got Mail. Continue to the Dakota Building, where John Lennon once lived; this stately building on the west side of Central Park was featured in Hannah and Her Sisters and Rosemary's Baby.

Cross Central Park, learning about the multitude of movies that have been filmed in this vast and lush urban oasis. Head downtown and see the famous subway grate on the corner of 52nd and Lexington that Marilyn Monroe stood over in The Seven-Year Itch. Have a look at Holly Golightly’s apartment in Breakfast at Tiffany's, and go to the lesser-known Sutton Place neighborhood to see the fabulous view of the Queensboro Bridge from Woody Allen's Manhattan.

Continue downtown, passing popular filming locations including giant toy store FAO Schwarz; the posh Plaza Hotel; and Rockefeller Center, famous for its wintertime ice rink and Christmas tree. And gaze up at the one and only Empire State Building to see where King Kong clung for dear life!

End your 3-hour tour at Grand Central Terminal, the bustling train station featured in countless films including Superman and North by Northwest. From here, it’s easy to go anywhere in the city to continue sightseeing or get back to your hotel.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Loved the tour! Guide Josh? was very knowledgable and kept us entertained even in traffic. It makes me want to take the TCM cruise!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Despite being rerouted from our original tour because of the Pope's visit to NYC, the TV/Movie tour we did attend was great fun, our host with the most Gary, gave us everything we needed to know about the various places and buildings we passed along the way, he even supplied some cheeky treats for any questions asked or answered.

Thoroughly enjoyable, especially for those of us visiting for the first time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

Was great and the guide was super knowledgeable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Awesome tour, Jason was great.

4 star rating: Recommended December 2013

Pretty good, guide was nice and knowledgeable. Never sent Tshirts he promised to send. Not sure about that, trivia contest was a little sketchy and rules changed. Tour interesting. Bus had bathroom, great for our large group

1 star rating: I do not recommend this March 2014

The tour was ok, but we thought it would have more places to see and would have liked to have seen the places we drove passed and missed.

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and you can see he embraced and loved the movies. The only thing we would criticize is that when the guide was going through the ´up and coming´ points of interests and because he was too busy chatting about work and films with the other guests on the bus, we passed them!! It´s a shame, as we would have liked to have seen them. This may not be important to the guide or the other guests on the bus, but it meant a lot to us.

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