• 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?

Aerial of Battery Park

In 1986 Castle Clinton started hosting ticket sales for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. This caused visitation to increase over 1000% making Castle Clinton one of the most visited National Park Service sites in the United States.