Statue of Liberty Self-Guided Audio Tour

Statue of Liberty from the flagpole area


Only service animals are allowed on the island.

The audio tour is included with the purchase of every boat ticket.

Audio tours can be picked up at the kiosk located between the Refreshment building and the Information Center. The audio tour starts at the flagpole and guides visitors around the island.

Self-guided audio tours can be enjoyed year-round. The park is open every day except for December 25th.

Audio tours are available anytime, park hours depend on the time of year.

Accessibility Information
  • The audio tour takes visitors around the island with is ground level with no elevation change.
  • A descriptive audio tour is available for visually impared visitors.
  • Tours are available in English, Spanish, Frence, Italian, German, Mandarin, Russian, Arabic and Japanese.
  • Family friendly audio tours designed for children ages 6-10 are available in English, Spanish, French, Italian and German.


Step off the ferry on Liberty Island and explore this historic monument in busy New York Harbor. Included in the price of every boat ticket is the self-guided audio tour. The audio tour helps visitors learn about the Statue of Liberty while exploring the grounds of Liberty Island. This is a great option for visitors of all ages as it lets them move around the island at their own pace. An audio tour is available for both Liberty Island and Ellis Island.

Last updated: January 18, 2017