Apollo historic tours connect the past, the present and the future of our legendary venue, revealing the significant contributions of African-Americans and Latinos to the birth of global popular culture. The tours are educational, informative, entertaining and inspiring, as tour director Billy Mitchell discloses little known facts about the theater and the legendary people who performed here. The tours tell the dramatic story of a proud people, an aspiring community and the rapid growth of a small idea, with something meaningful for everyone.
SCHEDULE A TOUR
To schedule a tour, contact Billy Mitchell, Tour Director
Email: click here
Phone: (212) 531-5337
Tours are offered to groups consisting of 20 people or more however individuals or smaller groups can join a tour if a tour is scheduled on the date you would like to have your tour. Tours are also offered to elementary schools only at the reduced rate of $10 per student. Please call to make all tour appointments.
Each tour is one hour in length
(Please call to make all tour appointments)
- Monday - 11am, 1pm and 3pm
- Tuesday - 11am, 1pm and 3pm
- Wednesday - 11am only*
- Thursday - 11am, 1pm and 3pm
- Friday - 11am, 1pm and 3pm
- Saturday - 11am & 1pm
- Sunday - 11am & 1pm
(Individuals & groups of 20 or less)
- Weekdays: $16/person
- Weekends: $18/person
(Groups of 20 or more)
- Weekdays: $14/person
- Weekends: $16/person
SCHOOL GROUP RATES
(Weekdays and Weekends)
- $10/person for elementary schools
- $14/person for middle and high schools
*Enjoy two classic Apollo experiences in the same day by touring on Wednesday at 11am and return at 7:30pm for Amateur Night at the Apollo.
When you visit, don't forget to stop by our Apollo Store to purchase a memento of your visit to THE WORLD FAMOUS APOLLO THEATER.
Click here to view Biography.com's Interactive Timeline of the Apollo Theater.