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Tours at NYPL


Building and exhibition tours for the public are offered at specific library locations.

Schwarzman Building Tours

Docent-led tours are an excellent way to see highlights of The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The Library offers tours of the building as well as exhibitions. Free docent-guided tours for walk-in visitors are available.

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Schomburg Tours

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of The New York Public Library is generally recognized as the world’s leading research library devoted exclusively to documenting the history and cultural development of peoples of African descent worldwide. We welcome individuals, schools, organizations, or companies to tour the facility and exhibition hall.

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SIBL Tours

Science, Industry and Business Library
188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street
New York, NY 10016

A free one-hour tour is offered Thursdays at 2 p.m. Meet at the Reception Desk on the Street Level. For information, call ASKNYPL (917-275-6975).

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