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?
Harry Houdini’s first steps on American soil took place at Castle Clinton. At the time the building was called Castle Garden and served as the country’s first immigration center.