Liberty Enlightening the World

"The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886.  It was designated as a National Monument in 1924.  Employees of the National Park Service have been caring for the colossal copper statue since 1933.

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Only a few hundred people can visit the crown per day. You'll need to get tickets well in advance.

Crown and Pedestal Reservations

Find out how to reserve tickets to visit the Statue of Liberty's crown and pedestal.

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National Park Week 2015: Find Your Park; Share Your Story

National Park Week 2015

National Park Week 2015 is April 18-26 with a theme of Find Your Park! Celebrate National Park Week at Liberty Island with special programs.

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The People Behind Lady Liberty

The People Behind Lady Liberty

Discover the men and women who contributed to the creation of the Statue of Liberty.

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Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Visit the Statue of Liberty from anywhere! This virtual tour focuses on the Statue's history and symbolism.

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Workers restore walkway in front of the Statue of Liberty.

Recovery After Hurricane Sandy

Statue of Liberty National Monument is working hard to restore services to the entire park.

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