Liberty Enlightening the World

"The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886.  It was designated as a National Monument in 1924.  Employees of the National Park Service have been caring for the colossal copper statue since 1933.

Renovation on Liberty Island

Renovation on Liberty Island

Learn about the current projects happening now at the Statue of Liberty.

Visitors on the balcony located at the top of the pedestal.

Visit the Pedestal

Visitors can view the museum, and climb the stairs to a balcony located at the top of the statue's pedestal.

Vertical iron bars with small horizontal windows that make up the design of the crown.

Visit In The Crown

Information and locations of handrails, rest platforms, and dimensions of infrastructure for safely accessing the crown.

Last updated: November 15, 2017

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Mailing Address:

Liberty Island
New York, NY 10004

Phone:

(212) 363-3200

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