STATUE OF LIBERTY AND ELLIS ISLAND: American History
Statue Of Liberty
Take a 15-minute boat ride from illustrious Battery Park, that first drops us at Liberty Island. There we will walk around the island, stopping for photos with Miss Liberty, as well as views of the city.
Please specify whether you want to visit Miss Liberty’s crown.
Be advised, crown visits must be reserved months in advance, and will involve climbing stairs.
Other options include:
- Gift Shop
Ellis Island is rich in American immigrant history! Open from 1892 to 1924, Ellis Island saw 5,000,000 people walk out its doors and into America. Find your family’s name on a engraved along with those of thousands of immigrant families from all around Europe. Tour the Main Building, seeing rooms where people lived during their five-day processing period. See the Kissing Post, the point where couples or families lingered before parting ways. And the Stairs Of Separation: one stairway leads to New York; a second to mainland USA, and a third, back to Europe.
- Gift Shop (bigger than the Liberty Island Gift Shop)
- Half-hour presentation on immigrant life
- Meet with a historian and trace the immigration of your ancestors to Ellis Island (additional $5 fee).
- Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
Duration: About 3 – 4 hours
Cost : $60 each plus $19 each for the ferry boat; minimum 2 people.
Discounts for larger groups, seniors, vets, small children