Guided Walking Tours
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.
See below for past programs and events on Governors Island.