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Secrets of the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour [EXPRESS]

Quick Details

  • *Reservations are Required*: As our tours quickly reach capacity, we highly recommend reserving as soon as possible.
  • Schedule: Saturdays
  • Time: 9:15 a.m.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting Place: In front of the front gate of Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.
  • End Point: Ellis Island
  • Notes: Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure. This is a 2-hour guided and 1-hour self-guided tour.

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 has 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 this iconic American destination. 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 getting off at Liberty Island. Once on Liberty Island, enjoy outstanding views of NYC. Then, conclude your tour at Ellis Island with a self-guided experience at Ellis Island.

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.
  • This tour will be conducted in line with our COVID Health and Safety measures.