Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & 9/11 Memorial Private Tour

Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & 9/11 Memorial Private Tour

From $195 per person

Visit Ellis Island with your own private guide. When you have returned to Battery Park by ferry, you’ll visit the 9/11 Memorial, located next to the newly constructed Freedom Tower.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Travel by ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Enjoy priority ferry boarding
  • Visit the National September 11 Memorial
  • Get reserved access to the popular attractions downtown and avoid the long waiting lines
Full description
Meet your guide at Battery Park and enjoy priority boarding for the ferry to the Statue of Liberty on this 5-hour program. Designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, the iconic copper Statue was built by Gustave Eiffel. Dedicated on 28 October 1886, it was a gift to the United States from the people of France. Continue to Ellis Island, home to a federal immigration station that opened in 1892 and continued operations for more than 60 years before closing in 1954. Millions of immigrants passed through the station during that period. It is thought that at least 40 per cent of all current United States citizens can trace one or more of their ancestors to Ellis Island. After returning to Battery Park, you’ll visit the National September 11 Memorial, the principal monument commemorating the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 that killed 2,507 civilians, 72 law enforcement officers, 343 firefighters, and 55 military personnel. The memorial is located at the former site of the Twin Towers, which collapsed on the day of the attacks.
Includes
  • Access to the Statue of Liberty Island
  • Ellis Island ferry with priority boarding
  • Private local guide
  • Pedestal access at the Statue of Liberty
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

24 State St, New York, NY 10004 in front of the Starbucks. 24 State Street is also known as One Battery Park Plaza. The tour guide wearing a yellow uniform will meet you on the plaza, right outside Starbucks. Please do not enter Battery Park or the Statue of Liberty ticket Booth (they do not have your tickets). Proceed directly to the meeting location and your tour guide will be waiting for you to begin your fun day. Subway stops to meeting point are 'R' train to Whitehall Street; #4 or #5 train to Bowling Green station. #1 train to South Ferry Station.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Pedestal access at the Statue of Liberty is not included although some people in the group may have tickets to the pedestal. You may upgrade to the pedestal access by calling the tour operator after booking.
  • 2:00 PM departure does not include access to Ellis Island.
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