• 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?

View of statue with harbor in background

Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi placed his Statue on a federally owned island called "Bedloe's" in New York Harbor. His original concept was to place a statue of a woman at the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869.