A Silent Sentinel in New York Harbor

From 1794 to 1966, the U.S. Army on Governors Island was part of the social, political, and economic tapestry of New York City. Today, the island is a vibrant summer seasonal venue of art, culture, and performance against the backdrop of two centuries of military heritage and the skyline of one of the great cities of the world. The island is now open for the summer until September 25, 2016. Read More

Celebrating 100 Years of the NPS

Celebrating 100 Years of the NPS

With our partners from the Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Going Out With a Blast

Going Out With a Blast

One last artillery demonstration of the summer season! Join us Sunday, September 25th - Final Day of the 2016 Summer Public Access Season

Get the Manhattan & Governors Island national park mobile app

New App! Now Available (Go self-guided!)

Get the Manhattan & Governors Island national park mobile app

Ranger Topic Talks

Ranger Topic Talks

Learn about historic weapons, the early days of aviation, the geologic makeup of forts, and the Billion Oyster Project. Or exercise with us!

Do you speak Chinese?

Mandarin Chinese Talks

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Directions

Directions

General Ferry Information & Directions to Ferries

Things To Do

Things To Do

Historic weapons demonstrations and guided tours

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

10 South Street
New York, NY 10004-1921

Phone:

(212) 825-3045

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