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Early Access Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

by Walks
per adult Price is € 54
Duration: 4h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Guided exploration of 2 of New York's most iconic landmarks

  • Little-known monuments & memorials in & around Battery Park

  • Early ferry & access at the Statue of Liberty

  • Insight into the immigrant experience at Ellis Island

  • Expert guide to share fascinating historical commentary

Highlights

  • Guided exploration of 2 of New York's most iconic landmarks

  • Little-known monuments & memorials in & around Battery Park

  • Early ferry & access at the Statue of Liberty

  • Insight into the immigrant experience at Ellis Island

  • Expert guide to share fascinating historical commentary

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11:00 AM, Tour with Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island in English

Duration 4h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is € 53, taxes included

No booking or credit card fees

9:00 AM, Tour with Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island in English

Duration 4h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour.

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Total price is € 53, taxes included

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Early Access Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

Activity Location

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

New York 10004

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Pier A Harbor House

    22 Battery Place 22 Battery Place

    New York 10004


Description

Get a 360-degree experience of not one but two of America's most iconic sites on an Early Access Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island tour. Enjoy stunning views over New York Harbour. Take a fully guided tour of Ellis Island to learn the history of European immigration to America

Meet your local guide in Battery Park. Located at the southernmost tip of the island, this park is often overlooked by visitors headed to the ferries. Spend some time exploring this area's lesser-known monuments and attractions, like the Castle Clinton National Monument, the Pier A Harbour House, the American Merchant Mariner's Memorial, the Sphere, and the New York Korean War Veteran's Memorial.

Step aboard one of the day's first ferries with priority boarding to beat the crowds across the water to Liberty Island. Walk around the base of the statue and learn about the symbolism of Lady Liberty's tablet, the 7 rays of her helmet, and the broken chain at her feet. Hear the history behind the efforts that went into actually erecting the Lady Liberty in her current location.

Head back to the ferry and take a short ride to Ellis Island. More than 12 million immigrants passed through this space during its time as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station, from 1892 to 1954. Step into the red brick building and hear how the Stairs of Separation earned their name. Your guide leads you through the museum's interactive exhibits before parting ways, leaving you to explore some more and ferry back to Manhattan at your leisure.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Battery Park, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty

  • Admission to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

  • Ferry tickets

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Statue of Liberty Crown

  • Service charge

  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off


Know Before You Book

  • Group Size is 20 a maximum of people per guide

  • You must be able to climb and descend 215 stairs from the Statue lobby to the top of the pedestal if pedestal access option chosen.

  • This tour does not include access to the Statue of Liberty Crown.

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

  • Please note, the ferry does not operate during heavy rain or other adverse weather conditions; when this occurs, an alternative option is provided.

  • If Pedestal Access Option chosen: There is an lift available to the pedestal, however the outdoor viewing area of the statue's pedestal is NOT wheelchair/walker accessible.

  • If Pedestal Access Option chosen: Guests pass through airport style security to enter the Statue of Liberty. Certain items are not permitted and such items will be confiscated and will not be returned. Refer to the Statue of Liberty’s guidelines on specific prohibited items.


Early Access Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island ratings based on 372 verified reviews

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4.5 out of 5

5/5 11 Mar 2020

Tour was perfect. Guide was excellent and thoroughly knowledgeable. Worth the money. Had a fabulous time. Thank you Expedia for setting this tour up for us.