Statue of Liberty to Reopen July 4
The Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island will reopen to the public on July 4, 2013. (Ellis Island remains closed until further notice.) Tickets and reservations are now available through Statue Cruises, including limited tickets to the crown and pedestal. More »
This family-friend on-site program encourages teamwork and gives participants an opportunity to learn about one of the world's most famous symbols of freedom. The activities are fun and teach children about the National Park Service, Liberty Island and why this National Monument is important to protect and preserve.
Visit our WebRanger online program. This is the National Park Service's Junior Ranger program for kids of all ages. If you love your National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites, this site is for you.
Did You Know?
Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi placed his Statue on a federally owned island called "Bedloe's" in New York Harbor. His original concept was to place a statue of a woman at the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869.