• Statue of Liberty N.M.

    Statue Of Liberty

    National Monument New York

Operating Hours & Seasons

BOAT SCHEDULE
FIRST FERRY
Departs from Mainland
LAST FERRY
Departs from Mainland
CLOSING FERRY
Departs from Liberty Island
8:30 A.M. 5:00 P.M. 6:45 P.M. *

* Liberty Island begins closing 15-30 minutes prior to the final departure.

PLANNING YOUR VISIT
  • Liberty Island is open every day except December 25.
  • When arriving, please allow for time to pass through security.
  • Last entrance in to the Monument is 5:00 PM. After that time, access on Liberty Island is limited to the Grounds Only.
  • Ferry schedules are listed on the Statue Cruises website or at the Information Center on Liberty Island.
  • Wait times to board any ferry can be over 90 minutes during peak months (April - September) and holidays. It is essential to factor in extra time for security clearance, ferry boarding and ferry transportation when planning your trip.
  • For additional information, please contact the park.

Did You Know?

Liberty Island dock with statue in background

Several agencies have been caretakers for the Statue. The U.S. Lighthouse Board cared for the statue as the first electric lighthouse or "navigational aid" 1886 - 1902, followed by the War Department 1902 - 1933 and since 1933 she has been cared for by employees of the National Park Service.