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Statue of Liberty Pedestal Express

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mail: 90 Broad St., 2nd fl.
New York, NY 10004
Visit New York's most popular attraction the Statue of Liberty and get full guided tour of the grounds at Liberty Island plus admission to the Statue of Liberty Museum. Book in advance - skip the long ticketing lines and pick up your tickets when you meet your guide. Benefit from the experience of live guide to help you navigate the crowds and security screenings while keeping you entertained.  

Live guide at Liberty Island Only, once the tour ends you will have the option to then go back to Manhattan or make a self guided visit of Ellis Island and/or the Statue of Liberty Museum.


Includes a live guide at both Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. You'll be entertained as you learn all about both iconic sites.

At the end of the tour you have the option to further explore the Ellis Island Museum or take in a short film about Ellis Island (both included with your ticket) to learn more.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004

Symbol of America and iconic landmark recognized around the world.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Ellis Island, New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017

Ellis Island was the primary immigration station for the United States during the 19th and 20th-century. Walk in the footsteps of those immigrants and hear their stories. This stop also includes full access to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Liberty Museum, Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, USA

Guests can enjoy a short film about the Statue of Liberty, and see artifacts from the statue's past. Plus get a great photo opportunity with the statue's original torch. The Museum visit is self-guided.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration, Ellis Island Bridge, Jersey City, NJ 10280, USA

Visit the Ellis Island Museum with a self-guided tour. Be immersed in the immigrant experience as you walk in their footsteps, and learn about their journey and quest to start a new life in America. The visit includes a free audio tour and 30-minute movie about Ellis Island.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Battery Park, State Street and Battery Place, New York City, NY 10004

Guests see Castle Clinton, a former military installation, as well as monuments like the Immigrant Statue, Korean War Memorial, and East Coast War Memorial.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: New York Harbor, New York City, NY

Get great views and photos of the New York City skyline from the harbor on the short ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty.

Duration: 10 minutes


  • Live Guide at Statue of Liberty
  • Live Guide at Ellis Island (if upgrade chosen at time of booking)
  • Round-Trip Ferry Service
  • Full Access to The Ellis Island Immigration Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty
  • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration
  • Entry/Admission - New York Harbor


Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • There are two airport-style security screenings so guests are advised to plan accordingly. No weapons, knives, scissors, etc. will be allowed through the first security checkpoint. There is no opportunity to check prohibited items before the first screening
  • Backpacks, food, and drink of any kind (except water) are not permitted into the pedestal but you will have an opportunity to check these items in a locker before the second security screening. Lockers are available on Liberty Island. Customer will need coins to rent the lockers. Coins are returned to customers after the rental
  • Please be advised tour duration will vary
  • Guided statue only experience lasts approximately 3 hours
  • Guided Statue of Liberty plus Ellis Island visit is approximately 4.5 hours
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • There is a good amount of walking on this tour with some opportunities to sit but travelers should be able to stand and walk for periods at a time.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • All guests and guides are required to wear a mask at all times. Guest must provide their own mask. Guests not wearing masks will not be permitted to take the tour and no refund will be issued. For safety guide is not permitted to share their hand sanitizer we highly recommend guests bring their own.

Terms & Conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Voucher Info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Local operator information

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Schedule & Info

Departure Point
One Battery Park Plaza, 1 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10004, USA

Departure Time
10:30 AM

3 to 6 hours

Return Details
1: Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, USA
2: Ellis Island, United States


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