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

from Ashley, one of our New York Travel Experts
  • 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: Wednesdays & Fridays (March - December) at 11:30 am

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friedman_mrb
Greater Melbourne, Australia
"Amazing gospel!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 21, 2019 NEW
From the start Galit captured the spirit of the gospel history. The added bonus of a wonderful singing voice just added to the experience. However, the actual gospel service fell a little short.
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GlobeTrotter514
"Great tour with Shawn across the Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 20, 2019 NEW
Really loved the Brooklyn Bridge & DUMBO tour! :) Shawn knew literally everything about it, gave a lot of info on the history of the places we visited, and took his time when the group wanted to take a moment for pictures and admire the view. 5/5, would recommand for sure!
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Krasbro
Albion Park, Australia
"Over the Brooklyn Bridge"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 20, 2019 NEW
Very enjoyable and interesting. Worth while doing and learning all about the history of the area. Our guide Merideth was very impressive with her knowledge and information.
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Greg E
"DUMBO delight"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 20, 2019 NEW
Visited New York on several occasions but taking a tour with a guide so enthusiastic about the area was a treat. We were given some great advice on places to explore after our tour. Highly recommend
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Munich, Germany
"Brookly bridge walking tour"
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 NEW
Meredith was a very charming, warm and polite guide . She explained everything without leaving questions . We had a wonderful exiting tour with her which we will highly recommend ! Thank you so much. It was so nice to walk with you. Greetings from the German Gouple 😉
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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.