Visit one of New York City's premier landmarks and one of the most iconic structures in the world when you go to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum.

Walk through the historic halls and galleries on Ellis Island and witness the breathtaking sight of Lady Liberty herself. Inside of the Immigration Museum, find the walls covered in installations that showcase the history of the island and the world renowned statue. You will enjoy a free ferry ride from Battery Park over to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island where more than 12 million immigrants first ventured upon entering the United States of America. The last ferry to both islands is at 3pm and in the Summer it is extended to 5pm. There is no reservation required in order to board the ferry from Battery Park.

There are also free audio tours that are available in the following languages (Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian and Spanish) for all New York Pass holders who would like to learn more about the historic landmark as they walk the museum. 

Tickets for access to the pedestal and crown levels in the Statue of Liberty are sold seperately. You will not be granted access with your New York Pass.


Statue Of Liberty
People from around the world recognize the Statue of Liberty as one of the most famous and iconic landmarks. Lady Liberty is synonymous with New York City as well as the liberty of citizens throughout the United States. You'll be able to see the statue and take pictures with her from the island.

Ferry From Battery Park
The ferry leaving from Battery Park provides you with quick, convenient transportation to and from the island. Along the way you can view the many great sights and landmarks of New York City. You will be able to take the ferry from 9am until 3pm each day ((Schedule subject to change)).

Immigration Museum
Discover the stories of the 12 million immigrants who first entered the United State through Ellis Island. You'll see exhibits displaying the history of immigration to the United States as well as information on the Statue of Liberty monument.

*Please note that the last boat leaves Battery Park at 3:30pm

Did You Know

  • The Statue of Liberty was a gift to the United States from France in 1886.

  • French sculptor Frederic Bartholdi modeled the Statue of Liberty after his mother Charlotte.

  • There are 7 spikes on Lady Liberty's crown to represent the 7 oceans and 7 continents in the world.

  • Lady Liberty's crown has 25 windows that give visitors the ultimate view of New York City.

  • You will have to climb 354 steps in order to get to the crown of the Statue of Liberty.

  • Liberty Island was called Bedloe Island until its name changed in 1956.

How To Get There

  • R to Whitehall Street station.

  • 1 to South Ferry station.

  • 4, 5 to Bowling Green station.

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Access to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum is normally $20.50.

- The New York Pass grants you free access to the islands plus over 90 attractions in New York City.




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Last Boat Leaves Battery Park at 3:30pm
Monday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Last Admission: Last boat leaves Battery Park at 3:30pm


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Statue Cruises Kiosk, Battery Park, New York, NY 10004


(212) 363-3200