Operating Hours & Seasons
Ellis Island is open every day except December 25. Weather can influence the ability of the ferries to run so check us out on Twitter in the event of inclement weather.
To enjoy both Ellis and Liberty Islands with ample time, plan to be on a Statue Cruises Ferry that departs either lower Manhattan or Jersey City before 1:00 P.M.
BOAT SCHEDULE THROUGH OCTOBER 13, 2014
BOAT SCHEDULE OCTOBER 14, 2014 THROUGH NOVEMBER 21, 2014
* Ellis Island begins closing 30 minutes prior to the final departure.PLANNING YOUR VISIT
Did You Know?
Most Americans remember Bob Hope for his work in the entertainment business as a comedian, actor, dancer and singer, as well as his work with the American troops abroad. Few people know that Bob Hope was an immigrant from England who came here with his family and passed inspection at Ellis Island on March 30, 1908, at the age of 5. (center of photo) More...