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The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and 9/11 Memorial Guided Tour

  • When does it run?
    Daily 
  • Start time

    Statue of Liberty Tour: 9:30am

     9/11 Memorial Tour: 3pm

  • Duration
    About 9 hours
Inclusions
  • All ferry tickets between Battery Park, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Priority ferry boarding from Battery Park to the Statue of Liberty
  • Pedestal tickets for the Statue of Liberty
  • Priority entrance 9/11 Museum tickets
  • 9/11 Memorial tour
  • Headsets
  • English speaking guide
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (15+)
  • Child (2-14)
  • Infant (0-1)

Key Highlights

  • Both printed and smartphone voucher accepted
  • Explore the top two visitor sites in New York City with this fully guided tour
  • Arrive at the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty before the crowds with special early morning access
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the historic Ellis Island and its museum
  • Gain a personal insight into the destruction and aftermath of 9/11 with a guided tour of key 9/11 sites
  • Explore the 9/11 Memorial Museum on your own with pre-reserved admission tickets

Overview

See the top two most visited sites in New York City on this hassle-free, guided tour around Lower Manhattan. This full-day tour from the City of New York consists of visits to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island as well as the 9/11 Memorial Tour with a museum visit.

Take a ferry to Liberty Island and enjoy early morning privileged access to the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, getting you closer to the statue than most visitors ever are. You will return to your ferry for a short cruise to Ellis Island. Get acquainted with its compelling history and visit the island’s museum and the Stairs of Separation.

The next leg of the tour will give you a personal insight into the events and the effects of the tragic day of September 11, 2001. Visit the 9/11 Memorial, one of New York’s most-visited sites in 2015. Explore a more personal side of the tragedy as you visit the St Paul’s Chapel and witness the American Express Eleven Tears Memorial, the evocative Reflection Pools and the fascinating Survivor Tree. The tour also includes an admission ticket to the 9/11 Museum where you can spend your own time going through the exclusive artefacts and multimedia displays.

This tour is led by expert local guides who will share fascinating stories and information about New York’s most iconic landmarks.

About the Supplier: Walks offers exclusive small group tours across 13 locations and special access to some of the world’s most iconic landmarks and attractions as well as unique cultural experiences.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily 

  • Duration

    About 9 hours

  • Start time

    Statue of Liberty Tour: 9:30am

     9/11 Memorial Tour: 3pm

  • Meeting Point

    For Morning Tour (Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island): Make your way to Pier A Harbor House, 22 Battery Place, in Battery Park. Arrive at the entrance for 1st security checkpoint prior to boarding ferry.
    For Afternoon Tour (9/11 Ground & Museum): Meet in front of St Peters Church, at the intersection of Barclay and Church Street at 2:45pm for 3pm departure.

  • Ending Point

    Tour ends at 9/11 Memorial Museum

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • All ferry tickets between Battery Park, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Priority ferry boarding from Battery Park to the Statue of Liberty
  • Pedestal tickets for the Statue of Liberty
  • Priority entrance 9/11 Museum tickets
  • 9/11 Memorial tour
  • Headsets
  • English speaking guide
  • The Statue of Liberty Crown
  • Transfers between tours
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

New York City tourist sites are among the most popular in the world. Skip the Line Access and careful planning limit our crowd exposure, but please be aware that some locations may be unavoidably busy during standard hours.

So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early.

This tour does not include a visit to the Statue of Liberty's Crown, due to security measures by the National Park Services who manage the Statue of Liberty.

Tour participants must be able to climb and descend 215 stairs from the Statue lobby to the top of the pedestal.

Please note that guests will need to pass through airport-style security to enter the Statue of Liberty & 9/11 Memorial Museum.

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