Castle Clinton

This circular fort used to house one of the artillery batteries designed to protect the city. It was remodeled into an Opera Hall and became the Castle Garden. Prior to the opening of Ellis Island, it served as an immigrant landing station then as home to the New York Aquarium up until 1941.

Useful information

Address:

Battery Park New York

Phone:

+1 212-344-7220

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

7.45am-5pm, guided tours (30min) daily-10am, noon, 2pm, 4pm

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