Full Day Highlights of the Statue of Liberty and Downtown NYC in New York City, NY

Travel CuriousCastle Clinton National MonumentNew York City, NY 10004
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Let downtown New York City unfold before your eyes on this full day walking tour! Aside from seeing several must-see sites in the Manhattan borough like the 9/11 museum and the Financial & Historic Districts, guests will also enjoy tickets to the beloved landmarks of the Liberty Island and Ellis Islands. Don’t miss out on this jam packed NYC adventure!

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Good To Know

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  • Hear about the history of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis’ Island, and Midtown NYC on this walking tour!
  • This entire tour takes up a full day {approximately 8 hours) in duration.
  • Tour is suitable for history buffs of all ages. Families are welcome to join.
  • Entrance and access to the Liberty Island Ferry, The Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island Museum, Ellis Island Museum, and the 9/11 Museum is included.
  • Food and gratuities are not included on this tour.
  • This is an exclusive guided walking tour.


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Explore New York City highlights, with a private guide and tickets to Liberty and Ellis Islands and the 9/11 museum. On your private tour, hop aboard the ferry with pre-booked priority entrance to the screening facility in Battery Park, and visit Liberty Island and Ellis Island with a private guide. Please note that guides are no longer allowed to guide inside the Immigration Museum, but your guide will give you a thorough introduction and be happy to answer your questions as well. Upon returning, you will enjoy lunch at your leisure (price not included) and then a private tour of Manhattan’s downtown. Four centuries later, this part of the city has grown to include the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank, along with numerous skyscrapers. Your tour finishes at the 9/11 memorial, where your guide will give you a tour. Then, your guide will give you entrance tickets to the 9/11 Museum, which you can explore at your own pace.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Full Day Highlights of the Statue of Liberty and Downtown NYC

Where is the meeting point for this Travel Curious tour?

You will be meeting your guide for the Full Day Highlights of the Statue of Liberty and Downtown NYC tour at the base of the flagpole inside Castle Clinton National Monument, Battery Park, New York, NY 10004, or as advised on your e-ticket. Please be at the location 10-15 minutes prior to your tour.

How long is this Travel Curious tour?

The entire Statue of Liberty and Downtown NYC tour lasts for approximately 8 hours long.

What is included in the tour package?

You will be given priority access tickets to the Liberty Island Ferry, Liberty Island, the Statue of Liberty Museum, the Immigration Museum at Ellis Island, 9/11 Museum, a local English-speaking guide, and an expertly guided walking tour. This tour is suitable for all ages, culture vultures, and history buffs. Their tours are all given in English, but numerous guides may speak other languages. Please contact the number provided on the e-ticket to see if they can accommodate any special requests!

What landmarks will we be on the Statue of Liberty and Downtown NYC tour?

You will be seeing and touring the following areas: (1) Battery Park where the ferry to Liberty Island is located at (2) Liberty Island Ferry Screening Facility Queue, where you will have priority entry to. (3) The Statue of Liberty and all her glory at Liberty Island (4) Ellis Island and its story of US immigration (5) The New York Stock Exchange (external) and the Federal Reserve Bank (external), where you will learn about Alexander Hamilton's modern financial system design (6) Other highlights in the Financial District like the Trinity Church, Battery Park, the Charging Bull statue and Fearless Girl statue. (7) The National 9/11 Memorial and how September 9, 2001 is remembered. (8) Ground Zero, with full appreciation of the Memorial Pools (9) The 9/11 Museum, where you will end the tour and explore the building at your own pace

Is transportation included?

This is a family-friendly, guided walking tour. Transportation is not included in the Statue of Liberty and Downtown NYC tour.

Is parking provided?

No, but there are multiple parking garages and street parking available near departure point. Some of which is the State Pearl Garage, Battery Place Parking and the Quik Parking near Battery Park. All garages charge according to length of stay, time of the day, and day of the week. You can also contact the phone number on your e-ticket to ask for advise on how to get to the departure point via car or public transport.

Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?

This tour is suitable for all ages. All guests must be at moderate physical fitness as the majority of the Statue of Liberty and Downtown NYC tour will be spent walking.

What should I bring?

Bring your camera and cash on hand for food, any other purchases or gratuities(optional)!

What should I wear?

Wear comfortable clothing on this Travel Curious tour. Wearing casual clothing and comfortable shoes is recommended.

How many people are on a tour?

This is a private walking tour and your group! All of their private tours are 100% exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

How does Travel Curious ensure the quality of their guides?

All tour guides currently active go through a vetting process in which they carry out interviews, check previous reviews and employers references if applicable. More importantly, they make sure that these guides provide an excellent experience for the guests.