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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Share your "American Experience"

Youth age 18 and under are invited to submit short films about their "American experience." Due Feb 12, 2016.

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Every Kid in a Park logo: graphic of three children playing in natural setting of grass, trees, birds, and water.

Immerse your students in history at Ellis Island!

Recreate the immigrant experience at Ellis Island with "The Journey" as part of the Every Kid in a Park program! (Links to Ellis Island Website)

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Live Views from the Torch Webcams

Live Views from the Torch Webcams

See live views of the Statue of Liberty and New York City from the Statue's torch.

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Stay Connected!

The Statue of Liberty is on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Flickr. Follow us online!

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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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