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Monuments to Freedom

All ticketing to the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the museums is run through Statue Cruises. They are the only provider authorized to provide tickets and transportation to the Statue of Liberty National Monument, the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration, and the Statue of Liberty Museum. No other ferry company can give you access to the Islands.

To purchase tickets, please go to or call 1-877-LADY-TIX.

Tickets may also be purchased at the Statue Cruises ticket booths, which are located in Castle Clinton in Battery Park (NYC) or at the ferry departure point in Liberty State Park in New Jersey. Ferry schedules change seasonally and during periods of high tourism. Up-to-date schedules are posted on the Statue Cruises website. To guarantee entry, making advance reservations is strongly recommended.

Alert for ticket purchasers

Statue Cruises is the ONLY vendor that can provide access to both Liberty and Ellis Island through and exclusive contract with the National Park Service.  We strongly recommend that you purchase your tickets online or from the official ticket box office inside Battery Park at Castle Clinton.   Street vendors Do Not sell tickets that provide access and can be deliberately misleading.

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What’s Included With Your Ticket

All Statue Cruises tickets include round trip ferry service with stops at Liberty Island and Ellis Island.

There are no additional costs to visit either the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration or the Statue of Liberty Museum.

Audio tours are included with every ticket purchase and available for both the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island. Content is available in 12 languages: Arabic, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. A family-friendly tour is also available, as are an American Sign Language (ASL) version and an Audio Descriptive (AD) version.

More Information

For more information about visiting Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, click below for hours, accessibility, ferry departures, and other important details.

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