Steinway & Sons Piano Factory TourFree: Every Tuesdays 9:30am – 12pm

Rated by Forbes as one of the top 3 factory tours in the country, Steinway & Sons piano factory tour allows visitor to witness the entire process of creating a piano. The 2.5 hour tour covers the making from starting with the raw food, to the various veneers, to the final tuning and end with viewing a display of multiple Steinway pianos in an acoustically sensitive setting. The exemplary craftsmanship dates as far back as 1853. Today, some 3,000 pianos are crafted annually from the factory complex, almost entirely hand-made. Tours are free but advance reservations are required. Arrive 15 minutes prior.

Address: 1 Steinway Pl., Astoria, NY 11105
Opening Hours: Tue 9:30am – 12pm (Advanced reservation required)
Direction: Subway N/Q to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd. Station
Phone: +1 (718) 721-2600 ext. 3164

Photo credit: Steinway & Sons