Join the Center for Architecture Foundation and openhousenewyork to explore Governors Island, a fabulous getaway just minutes from Manhattan by ferry. We’ll visit historic forts, Victorian houses and learn about past uses and future plans for the island. Bring a picnic or buy it there and stay for the afternoon to enjoy all the island has to offer: bike rentals, mini golf, beach bar-n-grill and an afternoon Jazz Age Lawn Party (separate tickets required).

When: 10:45 AM – 1:00 PM SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

Where: Governors Island Ferry Terminal
Battery Maritime Building Just up the East River a bit from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal
10 South Street
New York NY

Meet inside the Governors Island Ferry Terminal at 10:45 AM for the 11 AM ferry to Governors Island. Ferries depart promptly on the hour.
Pre-registration require: register your family here!

Raindate: August 21, 2011

Family Day Programs are designed for children ages 5 – 13 years old, accompanied by an adult. Admission is $20/family of 4; $10 for Center for Architecture Foundation Dual/Family Members; additional guests accompanying a Family Admission are $5 each.

Your registration includes acceptance of our photo release and consent policy.

For more information: (212) 358-6135 or

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