Limited access and winter/spring programs
Governors Island opens to the public for the 2013 season on Saturday, 25, 2013. See "Plan Your Visit" at left for details. More »
Phone number change
Due to Hurricane Sandy, our phone service was disrupted. The 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.htm 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?
Three members of the Grant family served on Governors Island. Lt. Ulysses S. Grant was here in 1852. General Frederick Grant was in command here twice, and his son, Col. Ulysses Grant III was chief of staff for the commander here in 1937.