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Indoor spaces offering public programs & galleries on Governors Island require proof of COVID-19 vaccination in accordance with the Key to NYC Executive Order. Click here to review all health & safety protocols prior to your visit.

Indoor spaces offering public programs & galleries on Governors Island require proof of COVID-19 vaccination in accordance with the Key to NYC Executive Order. Click here to review all health & safety protocols prior to your visit.

Governors Island National Monument - Governors Island National Monument - Fort Jay

For­ti­fy your mind! Tour one of the best exam­ples of clas­sic star-shaped fort design any­where in the coun­try, includ­ing the dry moat, sub­ter­ranean mag­a­zine, rav­elin and bas­tions (with 5 Rod­man guns and a great view of the city), bar­racks porch­es, var­i­ous exhibits and the old­est struc­ture on the Island. Fort Jay is open to the pub­lic on week­ends dur­ing the 2021 sea­son, and is under the stew­ard­ship of the Nation­al Park Service. 

Please note: self-guid­ed tours only at this time. Rangers will be on hand to answer ques­tions and pro­vide information. 

Getting to Governors Island National Monument
5 Minutes from Soissons Landing 10 Minutes from Yankee Pier
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier
Governors Island National Monument - Governors Island National Monument - Fort Jay