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Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour with Pedestal Access

by New York Tour1 Duration 4h+ Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $57

Discover the majesty of the Statue of Liberty and the history of Ellis Island on this engaging walking tour. With convenient priority boarding on the ferry, enjoy quick access to the Statue of Liberty and take an informative stroll around these historic sites with your expert guide.

Meet your guide at Castle Clinton, a former fort built for the War of 1812, and board a ferry to the Statue of Liberty. As you cruise to Liberty Island, learn about Lady Liberty's history and inspiring meaning to millions of immigrants. Upon disembarking, stroll around the island and admire a remarkable view of the Big Apple's skyline.

Enter the Pedestal of the Statue and tour the museum to learn about the construction and architecture as well as remarkable stories of the people involved in erecting this symbol of freedom and welcome. After you leave the Pedestal, hop on the ferry to Ellis Island.

Listen to your guide share stories of the more than 12 million immigrants who traveled through Ellis Island, which was busiest between 1892 and 1924. Walk around the historic grounds, explore the Immigration Museum, and, after the guided tour ends, feel free to grab lunch or spend some more time on Ellis Island before heading back to the city on your own.

Discover the majesty of the Statue of Liberty and the history of Ellis Island on this engaging walking tour. With convenient priority boarding on the ferry, enjoy quick access to the Statue of Liberty and take an informative stroll around these historic sites with your expert guide.

Meet your guide at Castle Clinton, a former fort built for the War of 1812, and board a ferry to the Statue of Liberty. As you cruise to Liberty Island, learn about Lady Liberty's history and inspiring meaning to millions of immigrants. Upon disembarking, stroll around the island and admire a remarkable view of the Big Apple's skyline.

Enter the Pedestal of the Statue and tour the museum to learn about the construction and architecture as well as remarkable stories of the people involved in erecting this symbol of freedom and welcome. After you leave the Pedestal, hop on the ferry to Ellis Island.

Listen to your guide share stories of the more than 12 million immigrants who traveled through Ellis Island, which was busiest between 1892 and 1924. Walk around the historic grounds, explore the Immigration Museum, and, after the guided tour ends, feel free to grab lunch or spend some more time on Ellis Island before heading back to the city on your own.

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09:30 AM, Tour in English

Duration 4h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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8:30 AM, Tour in English

Duration 4h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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9:00 AM, Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour. NO Pedestal Access in English

Duration 4h No booking or credit card fees

This option does NOT include Pedestal Access

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12:30 PM, Statue of Liberty with Pedestal Access in English

Duration 4h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

This option does NOT include Ellis Island.

The wait in line while on the tour to clear security and board the boat will be much longer. For shorter wait, please select the 8:30am Tour option.

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Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour with Pedestal Access

Activity Location

Castle Clinton National Monument - Battery Park

New York 10004

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Castle Clinton National Monument - Please meet inside the monument. The tour concierge will be in front of the bookstore and will be holding an orange flag.

    Battery Park

    New York 10004


Highlights

  • Engaging visit to the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

  • Priority access to board the ferry so you can save time

  • Access to the Pedestal & New Museum at Liberty Island

  • Access to the Immigration Museum at Ellis Island

  • Informative commentary from your experienced local guide


Inclusions

  • Guided walking tour of Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

  • Ferry ticket with priority access

  • Access to Pedestal and New Museum at Liberty Island

  • Access to the Immigration Museum at Ellis Island

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Crown Access at the Statue of Liberty


Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • Maximum group size is 20 people.

  • The guided portion of the tour is approximately 4 hours. You can stay as long as you wish on the islands and return to Manhattan when ready.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour with Pedestal Access ratings based on 502 Verified Reviews

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4.8 out of 5

3/5 May 18, 2019

Views of Manhattan terrific. Tour guide well informed. Was it really worth paying for pedestal access - not sure. Tour is pretty long and Ellis Island confusing to get around if you don’t pick up the audio.