New York: Explore Roosevelt Island's Secrets

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2 km
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Discover Roosevelt Island's secrets with the in-app audio tour
  • Learn how a home to New York City's outcasts turned to the center of innovation
  • Admire the FDR Four Freedoms Park honoring Franklin Roosevelt's famous speech
  • Explore the historic Small Pox Hospital ruins resembling a school of magic
  • Feel history of medicine at the Strecker Laboratory site
Unlock the mysterious past of Roosevelt Island with this immersive audio tour. It's perfect for history buffs and city explorers eager to uncover the stories etched into one of New York's most intriguing landscapes. This audio guide offers a deep dive into the island's transformation from farmland and home to New York City's outcasts to its modern revival with parks and cutting-edge architecture. ...

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Roosevelt Island Tramway - Island station
West Main Street, Manhattan
Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park
FDR Four Freedoms Park, 1, Manhattan
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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