Governors Island closed July 4th
The island will be closed on July 4th and no National Park Service tours or programs will take place that day. NPS weekday ranger tours and programs will still be offered on Wednesday, July 3rd and Friday July 5th.
Phone number change
Hurricane Sandy destroyed the island's telephone connections to Manhattan. Our temporary information number for the park is now via cell phone at 646-241-2670. Other contact information can be found at www.nps.gov/gois/contacts. More »
Photos & Multimedia
The Governors Island National Monument multimedia pages bring you glimpses of Governors Island through images, audio, and video. Presently this section includes several collections of images in the photo gallery.
Please check back frequently as we upload fresh images and content.
Rangers routinely release podcasts related to the natural, cultural, and historical resources to be found at Governors Island National Monument to our iTunes podcast page. Be sure to subscribe to our podcast to automatically receive updates.
To share your own images and videos, join our flickr pool "Governors Island Memories"
Did You Know?
Approximately two-thirds of the army musicians (drummers and fifers) trained and posted to Governors Island from 1836 to the 1870s were below the age of 21.