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Address: Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ 10013
Phone Number: 877 523 9849
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Photographing the Statue of Liberty

I read a lot negative reviews about the cruise line and staff but we did not experience any problems with either. It is run very efficiently from Liberty State Park. If you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Johnson City, Tennessee

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Poor customer service in the security check area. As cabin crew for a UK based airline I was happy enough to go through the airport style security after purchasing a ticket. However the 2 ladies that were less than polite and were without any sort of apology need some customer service training if they are to deal with tourists. They... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short lines for tours from Jersey City. Visited both Ellis Island and Statue. Staff was very friendly.

Thank LYNN C
Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read a lot negative reviews about the cruise line and staff but we did not experience any problems with either. It is run very efficiently from Liberty State Park. If you already have your tickets, park over to the right side and follow the sign to the white structure, security checkpoint, out by the pier. If you are going... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I was a NYer for thirty years and I don't think beat the views from Statue Cruises. They'll take you to Ellis Island, which shouldn't be missed and to the Statue of Liberty. Truly amazing sites and truly amazing views of NYC.

Thank Rubystar59
Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We had to stand in a very long line to buy the tickets until we realized that we can buy online and skip the lines. the online ticket clearly states that we can skip the boarding line but when we arrived at the gate they said that is not true and we had to go all the way back and... More 

Thank assersamak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is the way to go because the lines are short. Again, short lines. Ferry here about 50% full, vs sardine cans for the NYC ones. Parking cost $7 and you will need to walk a bit to the center for tickets if you don't already have one. Then about 10 mins to the security line and pier. There is... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We bought our timed ticket on line a few days before arriving in NY There are long lines and airport like security all very efficient to keep the long lines of tourists moving.

Thank Hilary S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We booked online in advance , and it's better to go from jersey city side as battery park can get very crowded . The ferry from Liberty state park leaves on time and takes first stop at Ellis island . You are free to explore Ellis island as long as you wish and then just hop on to next ferry... More 

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Avon, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our 9 yr old son in March 2014. The ferry boat was spacious and surprisingly clean after the previous weeks snowfall. Ticket prices were great considering it includes the boat transportation and admission to both Musuem attractions on Ellis and Liberty Islands.

Thank Sandi G
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We decided to depart from the jersey side because we heard Battery Park can get very crowded. I highly recommend purchasing your tickets online in advance or you may not get what you want. Especially if you want to go into the crown of the Statue of Liberty. You would have to book that several months in advance as tickets... More 

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