NY TV and Movie Sites Tour by On Location Tours

If you've never been to a movie or TV set before, you're in for a real treat. What happens behind the scenes is totally fascinating. Bonus: Your tour guide gives you insider tips for scoring tickets to everything from The Late Show to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
  • Adult gate price $43.00
  • Child gate price $27.00
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Lights, camera, action! Get ready for an in-depth tour of New York City's top filming locations. This three-and-a-half hour magical journey is for everyone who has a favorite TV show or movie. Sit back and relax as your colorful guide points out popular film locations where famous scenes were shot, such as the diner scene in When Harry Met Sally. On the hop-on, hop-off bus tour you'll have several opportunities to disembark for a closer look. For instance, you’ll see the outside of Peter Parker’s apartment, go inside the Friends apartment building, and check out the firehouse from Ghostbusters! Some of the neighborhoods you'll visit on your tour include Times Square, Exclusive Central Park, Tribeca, Greenwich Village, and Midtown. For more information, visit the On Location Tours website.

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Don't even bother!
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No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations NY TV and Movie Sites Tour by On Location Tours:

This was the worst tour for several reasons: 1. Getting the ticket itself was difficult as you enter a hidden building on the west side all for a piece of paper stating where to meet up for the bus. 2. The tour was one of those ones you could do yourself if you googled where the relevant locations are (e.g. The Friends building) and used the subway. 3. The tour guide showed clips of movies as we went past buildings in a coach making it difficult to take pictures, partly because the windows were tinted but also because we were not allowed to stop at certain points so we just drove by. Save your money and go on your own movie tour by finding out where the sites are from the movies you have seen rather than spend three hours in a coach being driven past them!

Smart Destinations Response: We at Smart Destinations appreciate your feedback. We apologize that you did not enjoy this tour. We strive to include the very best New York City experiences to choose from on our Explorer pass, and this tour obviously did not meet that standard for you. We will be sure to pass your feedback on to our tour partner so that they can address this with their team. We hope that, besides this issue, you enjoyed all the other benefits of the Explorer pass.
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NY TV and Movie Sites Tour by On Location Tours Details

Phone: (212) 683-2027

Address
6 West 37th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
Hours
Ticket Office: Daily, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tour Times: Daily, 11:00 AM
French-speaking tours: Fridays, 11:00 AM (April – December)
Note

This is a popular bus tour and sells out quickly - tours offered based on availability. Due to the subject matter of this tour, children under 9 are not permitted.

This tour is sometimes available in French, Spanish, German and Italian. Inquire at 212-638-2027.

Closings
June 29 and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.
  • Open year-round
  • Good for families
  • No parking available
  • No restaurant or snack bar
  • No restrooms
  • No disabled access
  • Reservations not required

Directions and Transportation

Address
6 West 37th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
Public Transportation
By Subway: 1, 2, or 3 (Seventh Avenue Lines), A, C or E (Eighth Avenue Subway) to 34th Street/Penn Station. Also B, D, F, N, Q, R or Path to 34th Street/Avenue of the Americas.

Admission and Offer Information

Reservation Instructions

You must bring your Go Select Pass to the On Location Tours Office (6W 37th St., 10th floor) to book your tour. This is not the departure point; that will be provided upon booking.

Reservations cannot be made prior to your arrival in New York City, and cannot be made over the phone.

This is a walking tour, so we recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes. It is also popular and sells out quickly – tours offered based on availability.

This tour is sometimes available in French, Spanish, German and Italian. Inquire at 212-638-2027.

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