Operating Hours & Seasons

Governors Island is open seasonally in the summertime from Memorial Day weekend to the last weekend in September. The 2015 public access season begins May 23rd and continues 7 days a week until September 27. Hours are 10 AM till 6 PM weekdays and 10 AM till 7 PM. More information is available here.

Governors Island will close on schedule at 6 PM on July 4th and will NOT be a venue in which to view the fireworks.

National Park Service facilities, including Castle Williams, Fort Jay, and our bookstore are open 5 days a week, Wednesday - Sunday during the public access season.
Click here for programming we're offering this summer.

The Trust for Governors Island, our partner organization, also offers a wide variety of programming on public access days. Visit them at www.govisland.com for more information.

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