Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island - Visitor ToursStanding proudly on the 12-acre Liberty Island in the Hudson River, the Statue of Liberty is a quintessential part of the New York City experience. A gift of friendship from the people of France in 1886, the Statue of Liberty National Monument is a profound icon of freedom and democracy. The Statute of Liberty Exhibit highlights the symbolism and history of the inspiring copper-patina statue through museum objects, prints, photographs, and videos. See the Torch Exhibit, featuring the original 1886 torch and its restored flame. Walk to the Promenade for views of New York Harbor. Explore the star-shaped Fort Wood and ride the elevator up to the 10-story observatory for close look at Lady Liberty and enjoy sweeping views of the island and harbor. Join a ranger tour and learn about the monument's construction and restoration. Visit www.nps.gov/stli/.
Statue of Liberty Tour Package.Located in Manhattan's Chelsea area - minutes from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island - Wyndham Garden Manhattan Chelsea is an alluring boutique hotel for family getaways and business travel. Our chic, casual, NYC hotel offers everything you need to stay comfortable and connected in the Big Apple. Relax in spacious balcony rooms and suites, and enjoy modern amenities like WiFi, business and fitness centers, , meeting space, concierge, and San Rocco Italian restaurant and bar. Check out the hotel's Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Experience Package, including deluxe accommodations, maps and a camera!
Ellis Island Immigration Museum.
Ride the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Ferry from Battery Park to an inspiring New York City landmark. Located off the southern tip of Manhattan in New York Harbor, Ellis Island was the gateway to America and a symbol of freedom for millions of immigrants between 1892 and 1954. Proclaimed as part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, and restored and reopened in 1990, the Ellis Island Immigration Museum is a self-guided journey through three floors of audio/visual displays and exhibits that chronicle the history of the immigration experience. Watch the movie "Island of Hope, Island of Tears" and hear the stories and experiences of immigrants at Ellis Island. Search the Ellis Island immigrant manifests at the American Family Immigration History Center, and discover your family's history. Learn about the island's history and immigration past on the ranger-led tour. Visit www.ellisisland.org.