First Saturdays: Seneca Village Tour

Calling all New Yorkers! Whether you’ve visited Central Park a hundred times or not at all, our free First Saturdays are for you.

Honor Black History Month by joining this tour of the site of Seneca Village. Before Central Park was built, this historic area was home to the largest community of African-American property owners in New York, inhabiting the area from West 82nd to West 89th Street.

First Saturday tours are FREE to NYC residents with advance registration and proof of residency at check-in.* Tickets are available online or in-person at our visitor centers one month in advance, but space is limited!

*Any kind of official ID or documentation with name and NYC address (IDNYC, NYSDL, student ID, bill, etc.