Coney Island: Step Right Up
Local artist Marie Roberts shows you this birthplace of American popular culture, from the colorful boardwalk to the original “Freak Show.”
Marie Roberts’ Coney Island connections go back 100 years. Her late Uncle Lester was the “Talker” for the Dreamland Coney Island Sideshow in the 1920’s, her grandfather chiefed the Coney Island fire department that battled the epic 1911 blaze, and... More
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Bring some cash for snacks and rides and an optional donation at the incredible Coney Island Museum.
Coney Island is seasonal! We recommend taking this tour in the summer, Wednesdays through Sundays, between noon and 6pm when the park and all the stops are open.
Attractions are generally open from 12 noon til late into the night. But be sure to start the tour before 4pm, so you won’t miss the amazing museum at the end.
Take this Detour when the park and all the rides are open:
- From Easter to Memorial Day: Usually weekends only.
- From Memorial Day until Labor Day: Usually running every day of the week.
- Between Labor Day until the end of October: Weekends only.