Castle Williams

Monument / Landmark
Governors Is, New York, NY 10004, United States
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People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 6:00 AM–7:00 AM
    • 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 6:00 AM–7:00 AM
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 6:00 AM–7:00 AM
    • 2:00 PM–6:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 6:00 AM–7:00 AM
    • 4:00 PM–6:00 PM
Total Visitors
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  • Fortune C.

    More of a Fort than a castle

    Fortune Cookie · September 3, 2014
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  • ben v.

    It's sort of like the Gravensteen in Ghent. #VisitFlanders

    ben van alboom · August 31, 2013
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  • Landmarks Preservation Commission

    Designed by Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Williams it was constructed of sandstone with walls measuring 8 feet thick at the base. The castle was designated a City landmark in 1967.

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  • Natalie M.

    Every hour (on the half hour) go to the Ranger table for tickets to the rooftop tour (which will be an hour later but there is plenty to do) on the weekend. It's worth it for the views of NYC.

    Natalie M. · September 4, 2012
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  • MetroFocus

    The circular castle, designed by the head of the Army Corps of Engineers in 1807, was used as a jail for Confederate troops and AWOL Union troops during the Civil War. Read more on MetroFocus Read more

    MetroFocus · April 10, 2012
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