Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options
Visits to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are musts in the Big Apple. On this guided tour, you get boarding on the ferry from Manhattan to visit the two important historical sites. Visit the grounds of Liberty Island and go inside the Statue of Liberty Museum. Then hop the ferry to Ellis Island and learn about the millions of people who arrived here between 1892 and 1954 in hope of living the American dream.
For the comprehensive 4 hour option, you will have a guided tour of both Liberty and Ellis Island.
For the Express 2 hour option, you will have a guided tour of Liberty Island and you can visit Ellis Island on your own.
For the Essential 30 minute tour, you will get the essential information prior to boarding and access to audioguides while on the island.
With all options you will have roundtrip ferry tickets to both Liberty and Ellis Islands and entry into the Museums. You may stay as long as you wish after the tour. No Pedestal access.
Access to the new Liberty Island Museum
Expert English speaking guide
Access to the Immigration Museum at Ellis Island
Round trip ferry ticket for Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Service animals allowed
Public transportation options are available nearby
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour. The tour departs promptly and if late, you will NOT be able to catch up and will miss the tour. There are no refunds for missing the tour.
Please note the earliest time tour will have the least wait. Later tours will encounter longer wait times.
The guided portion of the tour is approximately either 0.5, 2 or 4 hours.
Food available for purchase on the ferry, at the Statue of Liberty, and on Ellis Island
Operates in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately.
Security screening will take place prior to entering the ferry. Visitors to the park are required to undergo airport-style security screening.
Photographs are permitted, but tripods and monopods are prohibited.
Children 3 and under free with paid adult ticket.
Guides are wearing orange hats AND/OR blue shirts or jackets.
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
All tour operations adhere to local health and safety regulations. Proof of vaccination is no longer required as part of New York State’s “Key to New York” entrance guidelines for sites involving indoor admission. Local and venue mandates are subject to change without notice.