• Castle Clinton National Monument

    Castle Clinton

    National Monument New York

Self Guided

Self-guided tours are available daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. All exhibits are designed to be self-guided. Students may explore them on their own or with a teacher.

Please note that children (under the age of 18) must be accompanied by a chaperone. Castle Clinton National Monument requires one chaperone every ten children. Students are required to remain with their chaperones at all times.

Did You Know?

Aerial view of the Battery

Castle Clinton is approximately two blocks west of where Fort Amsterdam stood almost 400 years ago, when New York City was known by the Dutch name New Amsterdam.