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Experience the work of artisans, techies, and manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and learn why they, and hundreds of other companies, have chosen to make their products locally. This 90-minute guided tour begins at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92’s gallery, which showcases the some of the 330+ businesses that call the Navy Yard home. Participants will then head out into the Yard to visit New Lab.
Located inside the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Green Manufacturing Center, New Lab is an interdisciplinary space designed to support entrepreneurs working in emerging technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence, and connected devices. Stepping inside a century-old machine shop that has been adaptively reused for cutting-edge industry, this tour will examine some of the companies and technologies that have emerged from New Lab, and their vision of manufacturing and innovation.
**Space is limited. Advance ticket purchase required**
Brooklyn Navy Yard: Inside Industry Tours are offered by the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92, the Yard’s exhibition and visitor center, and their tour partner, Turnstile Tours. These special insider tours provide visitors with the opportunity to learn about New York City's diverse manufacturing sector and visit some of the 330 businesses that call the Brooklyn Navy Yard home. The tours will include visits to a wide range of facilities, from woodworking shops to spacesuit makers to the groundbreaking new technology and innovation center, New Lab. See the website and calendar for details and tickets.