Historic Tours

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
 

AVAILABILITY

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.


DURATION

Each tour is one hour in length
 

TOUR TIMES

(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

 

GROUP RATES

(Groups of 19 or less) 

  • Weekdays: $16/person
  • Weekends: $18/person

(Groups of 20 or more)

  • Weekdays: $14/person
  • Weekends: $16/person

 

INDIVIDUAL RATES

The Apollo does not offer individual tours.  Individuals may join group tours, based on availability. 

(Individuals & groups of 20 or less)

  • Weekdays: $16/person
  • Weekends: $18/person

 

SCHOOL GROUP RATES

For school group tours, please click here

 

*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.
 

APOLLO INTERACTIVE TIMELINE

Click here to view Biography.com's Interactive Timeline of the Apollo Theater.