• Statue of Liberty N.M.

    Statue Of Liberty

    National Monument New York

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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.

March 11, 2014
Cherie Butler To Become Deputy Superintendent for Park Operations at Statue of Liberty NM and Ellis Island
Cherie Butler, a 21-year National Park Service veteran, has been selected as the next Deputy Superintendent for Park Operations at the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island. Butler replaces Frank Mills who retired in 2012. She will begin her new assignment in early May.

October 01, 2012
Statue of Liberty crown tickets go on sale
Tickets to visit the crown of the Statue of Liberty are now available online, David Luchsinger, superintendent of Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island, announced today. The crown will reopen on October 28, following a year of renovations.

Did You Know?

Original

The Statue's original torch was the first part constructed in 1876. In 1984 it was replaced by a new copper torch covered in 24K gold leaf which is lighted by floodlight at night. The original torch is currently located in the lobby of the monument. Access to the torch has been closed since 1916.