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Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
"Meet your guide (at the time of your choice) inside Castle Clinton on the southern tip of Manhattan and board the ferry. Enjoy priority boarding without waiting in a line and hear anecdotes about Battery Park New York Harbor and the surrounding areas . Once on the island we head to the pedestal and gain access to the exclusive Statue of Liberty Museum. Highlights include one of the original statue torches rare memorabilia and the plaque with the poem ""The New Colossus"" that was at the base of the statue from 1903 until the 1980's.  Take in the sights of the New York skyline on the observation deck. Enjoy free time to do some shopping and get a once-in-a lifetime photo o
From $114.00
 
New York City Double Decker Bus and Statue of Liberty Walking Tour Combo
"Meet your guide for your fully escorted tour at Battery Park and make your way to the Statue of Liberty. Designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi this iconic copper statue was built by Gustave Eiffel and dedicated on October 28 1886. It was a gift to the United States from the people of France. Standard admission ticket is included. Continue to Ellis Island opened in 1892 as a federal immigration station for more than 60 years before closing in 1954. Millions of immigrants passed through the station during that time; it is thought that at least 40% of all current United States citizens can trace one or more visit the National September 11 Memorial the principal memorial commemorating the September 11 terrorist attacks of 2001 which killed 2
From $143.00
 
Private Downtown All Access One World Observatory 9/11 Memorial Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
"Your tour starts at the Alexander Hamilton Custom House the former site of Fort Amsterdam where Manhattan really began. Learn about how New Amsterdam became New York and see other sites in the area including Bowling Green Park and the famous Charging Bull of Wall Street.  Trinity Church is our next stop one of the best examples of Gothic Revival Architecture in Manhattan. Visit the grave of Alexander Hamilton and other famous Americans. Next is the 9/11 Memorial. See the magnificent reflecting pools and pay your respects to those who lost their lives. L the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and ""See Forever."" Your guide will walk you down to Battery Park where you receive skip-the-line privileges before boarding the ferry to Liberty Island. Visit the exclusive Statue of Liberty M rare memorabilia and the plaque with the poem ""The New Colossus"" that was at the base of the statue from 1903 until the 1980's.  Take in the sights of the New York skyline on the observation deck. We then take the ferry over to Ellis Island
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Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Tips (412)

Statue of Liberty. Mentioned...

Statue of Liberty. Mentioned 20-kibillion times already no doubt, but you really do feel like you've 'arrived' in the States when you see it. Just make sure you start early - take the first boat over,...
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alyst
Sep 12, 2002

Statue of Liberty - Well at...

Statue of Liberty - Well at last I was up close to the Statue of Liberty!!! Something that I had seen on TV and in films countless times, but to see it for real was brilliant! There are tours of...
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bugalugs
Sep 12, 2002

Statue of Liberty

The museum on the base of the statue is fine, and it's possible to climb to the statue's crown (although these seem to be still closed after the events of September).In winter, the boat crossing to...
OrlandoBR
Sep 08, 2002

Located on Liberty Island, the...

Located on Liberty Island, the Statue of Liberty is the work of the French sculptor Bartholdi with the help of Gustave Eiffel. The Statue was exhibited in separate parts. First the right arm and the...
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AndreasK
Sep 07, 2002

Visit America's immigration...

Visit America's immigration museum on Ellis Island. 12 million immigrants passed this way as they first encountered the 'Golden Land' between 1892 and 1954. In 1984 the buildings were entirely...
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AndreasK
Sep 07, 2002

The Statue of Liberty

This is an opportunity to get a picture of what was and is a symbol of freedom to people everywhere. To be completely honest with you, it is possible to get good pictures while approaching and leaving...
polrbear
Sep 07, 2002

If you plan to go to the top...

If you plan to go to the top of The Statue of Liberty,You have to be the very first ferry out in the mourning. And you have to be one of the 1000 only to get a ticket to the top of the crown.It's a...
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tmrowatt
Sep 07, 2002

If you're interested in...

If you're interested in history, a visit to Ellis Island is a must-see. This place is where many migrants to the US first landed, and it's quite fascinating. You can read more about it on the Ellis...
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jrs1234
Sep 07, 2002

The Statue of Liberty and the...

The Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building.Both of which epitomise New York, and both are architectural feats in their time!These are indeed tourist traps, but what's a visit to New York...
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volarevolare
Aug 26, 2002

The best place to see the New...

The best place to see the New York City Skyline in the evening:- next to the River Cafe under the Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn. There is a small pier built about few years ago. The view is awesome. Or...
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kemstar
Aug 26, 2002

Another obligatory stop is the...

Another obligatory stop is the Statue of Liberty.The Statue of Liberty is many many times shown as a symbol of freedom for the United States. Many times it is the symbol for NYC as well. At any rate,...
dzni
Aug 26, 2002

Ellis Island

I could have spent a little longer here, maybe. Really, this is a wonderful place, sitting on an island near the Statue of Liberty. So, needless to say, you have to take a ferry to it, which goes to...
dzni
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island

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Ellis Island

This is a half-hour film, produced by Oscar-winning filmmaker Charles Guggenheim. Immigrants tell stories of pulling up roots and coming to America. The Film is shown in two separate theaters with...
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Museum of Jewish Heritage

The Museum was created as a living memorial to those who didn't survive the Holocaust, honoring those who died by celebrating their lives. The Museum's $21.5 million building, designed by architect...
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The Skyscraper Museum

This was probably the most disappointing museum I visited in New York! Hopefully, the low cheap admission ($5) will help a little for the time that you will spend in this small museum. The exhibition...
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National Museum of the American Indian

This branch of the Smithsonian is set in the old Customs House by battery park in lower Manhattan. Entry is free and they have a small but very nice display of native artifacts from across the...
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Battery Park

Beautify, scenery of the of the East River and the Manhattan Bridge.. 1.5 miles each way.. Spend the afternoon in Brooklyn.. Get away from the tourist traps in timesquare and have a great lunch in any...
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Bowling Green

Hello Suzanne, NYC is a great place to visit during the holiday season. As a New Yorker I found it very expensive visiting attraction so I decided to work on a site, on what I think the must see...
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Getting to Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island

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