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Governors Island is now open to the public year-round, every day from 7am-6pm. Ferries run daily from Manhattan, click here to view schedules and book tickets.

Governors Island is now open to the public year-round, every day from 7am-6pm. Ferries run daily from Manhattan, click here to view schedules and book tickets.

The Wel­come Cen­ter is open from 10am‑4:30pm on Sat­ur­days and Sundays.

Tours leave from the Sois­sons Land­ing Wel­come Cen­ter on Sat­ur­days and Sun­days at 10:45am, 12:45pm and 2:45pm

Look into the past of Gov­er­nors Island and learn about its excit­ing trans­for­ma­tion and future. In these free one-hour walk­ing tours, we will exam­ine how his­toric preser­va­tion, inno­v­a­tive design and envi­ron­men­tal stew­ard­ship make the Island what it is today: one of the most unique pub­lic spaces in New York City.

Walk­ing tours begin at the Gov­er­nors Island Wel­come Cen­ter at Sois­sons Land­ing and are led by Friends of Gov­er­nors Island vol­un­teer tour guides. All tours are weath­er per­mit­ting and have a lim­it­ed capac­i­ty of 10 indi­vid­u­als max on a first-come, first-served basis.