• Castle Clinton National Monument

    Castle Clinton

    National Monument New York

Guided Tours

Free guided tours are available to the public Monday through Sunday at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, and 2:00 PM. The schedule is subject to staff availability. No reservation is necessary.

A History of the Castle

This 20-minute Park Ranger-guided tour illustrates the colorful history of Castle Clinton, including how it has served as a fort, entertainment center, immigration depot, and aquarium.



Did You Know?

New York City Aquarium

For nearly 50 years Castle Clinton was home to the New York City Aquarium. The aquarium was designed by the famous New York architectural firm of Mckim, Meed and White.