Secrets of the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island [Smart Destinations]

Quick Details

  • Schedule: Monday, Wednesdays, & Fridays at 9:30 a.m.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Meeting Place: On the left-hand side in front of the front gate of Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.
  • End Point: Ellis Island

Explore the iconic Statue of Liberty

Discover the secrets of the origin, design, and construction of these iconic American destinations on a Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour with us.

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. Hear the stories of the immigrants who arrived through Ellis Island after an uncertain and perilous journey. 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. Dive into America’s history and retrace the steps of those seeking new opportunities in a new home on this Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty sightseeing tour.

Smart Destinations Policy: You need to have an additional pass for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum -Ferry Ticket on the Smart Destinations website otherwise you are not eligible to do the tour. The ferry tickets are picked up the morning of the tour at Castle Clinton.

Important Information

  • This Statue of Liberty tour is partially wheelchair accessible. Please contact us for further information.
  • This tour is included in the Explorer Pass and Go City Build Your Own Pass. If you have a Smart Destinations Explorer or Go City Build Your Own Pass, please bring a valid pass to the tour for admission.