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Historical LGBTQ Tour | Private & Group Tour


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Historical LGBTQ Tour

This fun and fascinating 2 hour tour is the most comprehensive cultural tour available and entails the past, present and future of LGBTQ civil rights in America.

Discover how San Francisco's Gold Rush in 1849 created the city's first gay community and how World War II, the Summer of Love, civil rights leader, Harvey Milk and the AIDS epidemic, created the heart and soul of the Castro's LGBTQ community.

Learn how Harvey Milk's arrival in the 1970's lead to the creation of the Rainbow Flag and how the Castro became known as the "Gay Mecca" of the world. Walk along today's amazing Rainbow Honor Walk, bronze sidewalk plaques honoring famous LGBTQ people, whom have made significant world-wide contributions in history.

Come cruise the Castro and journey into this incredibly community!


Tour Highlights:
The Harvey Milk Plaza, camera shop, library and Civil Rights Academy
America's first Rainbow Flag, Pink Triangle Memorial Park & GLBT History Museum
The Lavender Youth Recreation & Information Center
The Human Rights Campaign Action Center
Hank's "Infamous" Billy Doll Collection
Many colorful murals, bars, shops, restaurants and neighbors!
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Tour Information:
Tours: For available tours, please go to our calendar.
Where: Tours meet at the Rainbow Flag pole at the corner of Castro & Market Street near 400 Castro Street. Just look UP for the BIG flag! Meeting location is accessible to public transportation and located above the Castro MUNI underground rail station and across from the "F" Line street car.
Cost: $25 Per Person, Free for Children under 5yrs*
Note: *Please note that tour includes adult situations and sexual contents. Parental discretion is advised.
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Private and Group Tour


Cruisin' the Castro Walking Tours specializes in Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender history and culture.


Our services include both private tours and customized groups that can accommodated up to 200 people. Contents and tour routes are suitable for students of all ages, seniors, special interest groups and LGBTQ organizations. Please contact us at the email or phone number below, if you wish to book a Private and Group Tours.



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