To help slow the spread of COVID-19, Governors Island’s 2020 public opening has been delayed. Learn more about our COVID-19 response.

The Easiest Way To Get Away

Governors Island is a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. It’s only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. It is a world unto itself, unique and full of promise.

Governors Island at Home

We’re launching a new hub for digital resources from Governors Island and our community of programming partners. Stay connected virtually through Governors Island at Home and find a treasure trove of Island arts, culture, science and history to explore by clicking here.