November 04, 2015
Public Comment Period Open for Proposed Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island
The National Park Service, in cooperation with the Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation, is preparing an environmental assessment (EA) to evaluate the impacts from the construction of a new 20,000 square foot Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island. The purpose of the museum construction project is to move the existing Statue of Liberty museum out of the Statue of Liberty's pedestal and into a new facility on the island.
July 02, 2015
New LED Lighting System Will Illuminate Statue of Liberty July 7
The National Park Service has announced that the Statue of Liberty will shine as never before beginning the evening of July 7. A new lighting system will be activated at sunset, approximately 8:45 p.m., thanks to a generous donation of equipment by Musco Lighting of Oskaloosa, Iowa. Musco Lighting has had a close partnership with the National Park Service for many years. The Statue of Liberty joins numerous national treasures to be lit with Musco's innovative lighting solutions using the light-emitting diode (LED) light source.
May 29, 2015
Ellis Island to celebrate National Asian-Pacific Heritage Month with special performance
To celebrate National Asian-Pacific Heritage Month, the Statue of Liberty National Monument is presenting three extraordinary performing companies that represent the richness, power, and beauty of the cultures of China, India and Japan. The performances will take place at Ellis Island from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 31.
May 05, 2015
Arborist Training Program at Liberty Island
The Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation's Arborist Training Program works at Liberty Island the week of May 3, 2015
August 27, 2014
National Park Service to extend hours at Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island this fall
The National Park Service announced today the expansion of extended hours Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island. The park will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Sept. 2 through Columbus Day, Oct. 13, 2014.