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Secrets of the Statue of Liberty Tour & Ellis Island in New York, NY

Inside Out ToursCastle Clinton National Monument in Battery ParkNew York, NY 10004
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Overview

Experience unbelievable views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on this one-of-a-kind NYC tour. Dive into the history and secrets of these renowned landmarks with captivating stories told by your knowledgeable tour guide. Don’t forget to bring your camera! With an all-inclusive tour, once you arrive at Liberty Island, you’ll gain access to the pedestal and enjoy exceptional views of NYC.

Good To Know

  • Tour is approximately 4 hours long.
  • Tours begin at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.
  • Tours also include a roundtrip ferry ticket.
  • The tour is partially wheelchair accessible.
  • Tours begin at 11:30 am.

Description

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Enjoy gorgeous and panoramic views of the Statue of Liberty and New York harbor before exploring Liberty Island and later Ellis Island, with its historic museums and artwork.

The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island have captured the imaginations of countless visitors to NYC because of the pivotal role both these destinations have played in symbolizing American freedom and opportunity. Discover the secrets of the origin, design, and construction of these iconic American destinations. Hear the stories of the immigrants who arrived through Ellis Island after an uncertain and perilous journey. Once on Liberty Island, gain access to the pedestal and enjoy outstanding views of NYC. In the pedestal, also gain access to the museum with exclusive artifacts related to the construction of the Statue of Liberty. Later explore Ellis Island, with its historic museums and artwork.

Tour Duration: 4 hours
Departure Time: Departure Time: Wednesdays in January – March & November – December Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from April to October.
Time: 9 & 9:30 a.m.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Secrets of the Statue of Liberty Tour and Ellis Island

How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 4 hours long.

When are tours available?
Tours operate daily from March through December 31 at 11:30 am, and Mondays, Wednesdays, & Saturdays in January and February at 11:30 am.

Where does the tour depart from?
The tour meets at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park

What subway line can I take to get to the Museum?
Take the 4 or 5 to Bowling Green or 1 to Rector Street.

Is smoking allowed on the tour?
No.

Do tour guides accept gratuities?
Gratuities are accepted and greatly appreciated.

Are cameras allowed on the tours?
Yes! In fact, we strongly encourage participants to take photos during our tours. We do not allow video cameras or tape recorders without pre-approval. Cameras, video cameras, and tape recorders are not allowed in churches.

Do you offer tours in languages other than English?
We only do Spanish, Italian, and French.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
Partially. Should you require wheelchair access, please make note of this in your reservation.

Are dogs allowed on tours?
We do not allow pets on tours. However, service animals are welcome. Please let us know in advance to advise the guide.

What is the capacity of your tours?
Walking tours have a limited capacity of 25 - 35 people per tour, so we advise you to book in advance.