When visiting New York City, seeing the Statue of Liberty is a must! As one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, get up close to Lady Liberty with our Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour! Both Liberty Island and Ellis Island act as symbols of hope and freedom and offer visitors a unique and uplifting experience as you learn about its rich history of democracy, immigration, and independence.
Learn about how the famous monument and island came to be with our professional New York licensed tour guide. With plenty of photo opportunities of the Statue of Liberty and the stunning New York City skyline from Liberty Island, immerse yourself into the beauty of the city and book your tour today!
Both islands are accessible by ferry only, which will be included in your ticket.
Enjoy views of the iconic Statue of Liberty as we approach Liberty Island. The ferry will provide you with different angles of the monument before you get up-close on the island! The tour guide will escort you through the island and provide you with fascinating facts about the history behind the monument. Take in Lady Liberty from all perspectives and notice how her appearance differs when the light hits.
Take your time exploring the Statue of Liberty Museum where you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the history of the monument. Opened in 2019, the museum focuses on the creation, meaning, and representation of the statue to honour and preserve Lady Liberty’s legacy. This is where the statue’s original torch is kept alongside many unique artefacts and exhibits. A fascinating experience, this museum will add to your perception of the monument.
The ferry will take you to Ellis Island – a symbol of the American Dream. After welcoming over 12 million immigrants from 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island is now a representation of identity and opportunity.
You’ll be able to visit the National Museum of Immigration where you can learn more about the history of the island. Visitors are provided with a unique view of American history as you step into an immigrant’s journey through the magnificent collection of artefacts.
Due to regulations, your tour guide may not be able to enter the museums with you. However, they will offer you an explanation of what to expect inside and provide you with an audio guide.