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Tompkins Square Park: Tours & Tickets

Closes in 18 min: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Park located in the East Village that was the scene of a big uprising in 1991 when a decision was made to evict the park's homeless in order to renovate; today, the park is pretty and quiet, but is still home to many who have no where else to go.
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From 7th To 10th Streets, Between Avenues A and B, New York City, NY 10009
Lower East Side
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place.. go whenever I'm in town.. love using the infrared camera on all the trees , which come out as the b+w in my photos

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MSTOKLOS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This park isn’t really anything special and doesn’t seem like it would feel safe after dark. Apart from the public toilets (avoid unless you’re desperate) and the dog watching, there’s really nothing to see.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank chowso
Reviewed 27 July 2019

I went to Tompkins Square park on a sunny saturday morning. It was not too busy but there were already some people enjoying the sun. Usually it is not too noisy, so it is a good place to lay down and read a book.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Stephstraveldiary
Reviewed 23 July 2019

We stayed at an airbnb nearby and went to the park a few times. It was fine during the day, however, at night we did not feel very safe. It seemed to be a dealers hangout by the playground at night. I'd choose the timing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AJICE
Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

Visited solely to give the Mumford song some context. Green spaces are mostly fenced off and there is a little beat up concrete “athletic field” mostly populated by skate boarders. Also a small playground for kids. Enjoyed the visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank chrisdente
Reviewed 25 June 2019 via mobile

I loved the park and Hare Krsna tree. Hare Krsna movement ib the West almost started from this park.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank nrsimhakrsna
Reviewed 20 May 2019 via mobile

The park was busy with a few stalls and a hockey game in progress. Lots of trees and generally pleasant but oh those toilets are filthy. People really don’t like to flush and the stalls have no doors but still see heavy sitting use.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mrdom
Reviewed 18 May 2019

The park is not as clean as others I visited in New York. I also do not suggest using the toilets which need repair and a good cleaning.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jcmtl1965
Reviewed 18 March 2019 via mobile

As it was March it’s probably not the best time to visit. Looks big we walked from Dumbo area it’s a long walk but we like walking. I’m sure there’s more going on in better weather. We just wandered around but not got very long.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mooboo9
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

A nice place to relax and walk around. Be sure to get there Sunday for the farmers market and special events like the Halloween "Dog Parade" to see pups in costumes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mcklin12
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