A Silent Sentinel in New York Harbor

From 1794 to 1966, the U.S. Army on Governors Island was part of the social, political, and economic tapestry of New York City. Today, the island is a vibrant summer seasonal venue of art, culture, and performance against the backdrop of two centuries of military heritage and the skyline of one of the great cities of the world. The 2016 public season has ended. The island will reopen May 2017. Read More

Celebrating 100 Years of the NPS

Celebrating 100 Years of the NPS

With our partners from the Lower East Side Tenement Museum

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Directions

Directions

General Ferry Information & Directions to Ferries During the Public Access Season

Things To Do

Things To Do

Historic weapons demonstrations and guided tours during the public access season

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Mailing Address:

10 South Street
New York, NY 10004-1921

Phone:

(212) 825-3045

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