Get to know Lady Liberty and re-live the immigrant experience on Ellis Island. Enjoy an easy, stress-free visit to this must-see NYC attraction with your own personal headset letting you hear your guide speaking live. Get the inside scoop from a local, knowledgeable guide who will provide entertaining and informative stories to acompany your tour.
You'll meet your guide just outside Battery Park and take the short walk to the ferry dock. Skip the lines via the reserved ticket holders entrance for the trip to Liberty Island. Once you arrive at The Statue of Liberty you'll make a short visit to the Statue of Liberty Museum where you'll see the original torch of the Statue of Liberty and learn all about Lady Liberty. Climb to the pedestal level observation deck, 10 stories high above the island, and get amazing views of the New York City skyline and sweeping 360 degree views of New York Harbor, all fully narrated by your guide. You'll stop for a once in a lifetime photo with Lady Liberty before boarding the ferry for the short ride to Ellis Island.
When you land on Ellis Island, you’ll walk in the footsteps of millions of desperate past immigrants searching for a new home in America. Move from the ferry dock, to The Baggage Room, through The Great Hall and down The Stairs of Separation as you re-live the immigrant experience through the stories told by your guide. When you board the ferry to return to Manhattan you'll understand why the island earned the nickname, 'Island of Hope, Island of Tears.'
The tour ends on Ellis Island, but you are welcome to stay on the island where you can research family members who arrived at Ellis Island, visit the beautifial Immigration Museum or take in a short film about the island.
Fully Guided and Narrated Tour
Reserved Ferry Ticket
Local Experienced Guide
Access inside the Statue of Liberty Pedestal
Beautiful Views and Photos
Does NOT Include Crown Access
The visit to the Statue of Liberty requires 2 airport style security screenings that all guests must undergo. Please do not bring any knives, scissors or weapons of any kind. There is no opportunity to check restricted items and collect them at the end of the tour. They will be confiscated.
The National Park Service does not allow any backpacks, food or drinks (with the exception of water in plastic bottles) inside the Statue of Liberty. These items must be placed in a locker on Liberty Island before entrance. Lockers are provided by NPS for rental at a cost of $2.00 per rental. Locker rentals must be made in cash and is not included with the price of your ticket.