Free ferries from Manhattan's Battery Maritime Building on South Street, near Staten Island Ferry Terminal; and from Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Civil War Weekend
Free admission (all visitors, all hours)
Mark the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War by joining the National Park Service and living historians who will provide family-friendly activities, historic weapons demonstrations, music and other programs. Meet the Civil War soldiers and women of Governors Island from the summer of 1863. For more information click here.