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Philly Gayborhood and LGBTQ History Walking Tour


On this 90 minute walking tour, we'll discuss the people and institutions that have put Philly on the map as one of the most queer-friendly cities in the country (and in the world)!

Tour includes:

- Barbara Gittings, "Gay Pioneer"
- Alain Locke, Dean of the Harlem Renaissance
- Giovanni's Room, The nation's longest continuously-operating LGBT-focused bookstore
- The evolution of Pride: from protest to parade
- Kiyoshi Kuromiya: Inventor, Architect, Activist
- A tribute to Gloria Casarez

Wheel Chair Accessible upon request.


Philly Gayborhood tours are offered daily. Public tours cost $39 per person and are available on Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm.

Private walking tours with are available any day of the week at any time and require a five (5) person or $195 minimum. If your group is fewer than six, please book five spots to secure your private tour!
City: Philadelphia
Thu 29 Feb
You can choose the date already on the booking website
Starting at $49.00
Thu 29 Feb
Starting at $49.00
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What's Included
Tour Guide
Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
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Reviews (26)
Jul 2022
Our tour guide, Joey, was amazing and super knowledgeable regarding the 2SLGBTQIA+ history of Philadelphia!
Response from Host
Jul 2022
Thanks Shawn! We appreciate you!
Jun 2022
Joey gave us a history tour and it was amazing. They were hilarious & insightful. Going to bring my friends to this ASAP!
Response from Host
Jun 2022
Wow thank you!
Jun 2022
Joey was hilarious and an amazing storyteller. Beyond the Bell’s tour content highlighted the neighborhood’s unique history. We really enjoyed our tour!
Response from Host
Jun 2022
Thanks Georgia!!

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