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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Small Group Tour

Product ID: 118372
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Experience Ellis Island with the most experience-focused guides in New York. Skip one of the lines and take the ferry to the Statue of Liberty where your guide will tell you only the most interesting things. This includes entry to the pedestal.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience Ellis Island with a guide focused on immersing you in the best history of this national monument
  • Adventure through the old military fort under the Statue and make your way to the top of the pedestal
  • Take in billion-dollar views of New York City, even the outer boroughs and New Jersey if you're actually interested
  • Board a boat to Ellis Island where you can trace the steps of millions of immigrants that flooded into NYC
Full description
Step back in time on an amazing tour of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty from Battery Park in Lower Manhattan. Walk through the park and discuss its significant history with your student guide as you make you way to the old military fort of Castle Clinton.

Skip the long lines to take the ferry to Liberty Island, and then enter the pedestal of the statue on arrival. Visit the museum to learn more about the monument and get great views of Manhattan from the deck.

Climb aboard another ferry and sail over to Ellis Island, where the first immigrants to arrive in New York in the 19th century were processed. Explore the museum and memorials to get an insight into how America was built on immigration from the Old World. Then, take the ferry back to Manhattan or choose to remain on Ellis Island to relax, eat or look up your family records.
Includes
  • Fast track ferry ticket
  • Limited pedestal ticket
  • Ellis Island museum entrance
  • Student tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Guided tour inside the pedestal or museums
  • Tip for the student tour guide
  • 2 locker fee at the pedestal for large bags

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet by the flagpole at Castle Clinton inside Battery Park. Look for the guide in a green shirt. Please arrive at least 15 minutes in advance.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes for walking
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 35 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
5.0/5

Organized by

Annie Moore Tours

Product ID: 118372