• 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?

Aerial photo of Ellis Island

Ellis Island is not its own National Park site. It was added to the National Park system in May of 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. It is part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument and was opened to the public as a museum of immigration in 1990.