Park Planning

A sign on the side of Liberty island explains the work happening on Fort Wood in the background

Fort Wood Rehabilitation

Learn about the current work happening on historic Fort Wood.

 

Below are past projects that were completed on Liberty Island.

This work was carefully planned to enrich the experience of visitors, to make the island more attractive, eliminate safety hazards, and provide a more efficient and comfortable visitor screening process.


 
A promotional poster of the new museum with a man in a suit walking towards it.

The Statue of Liberty Museum

The Statue of Liberty museum opened its doors to visitors May 2019.

An excavator helps in installing the new fencing on Liberty Island.

Perimeter Landscape Fencing Installation

New, permanent fencing is being installed around Lady Liberty.

Replacing broken pavers by the Information Center

Main Mall Paving and Tree Restoration

Salt tolerant trees are being planted as well as replacing broken pavers around the island.

As visitors disembark the ferry, a sign reads 'Making your park better and safer.'

Secondary Screening Facility

A new Secondary Screening Facility is being built on Liberty Island.

 

Environmental Reports

Liberty Island environmental reports can be viewed at the National Park Service's Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website.

Last updated: May 15, 2021

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