"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.
Liberty Enlightening the World
Renovation on Liberty Island
Learn about the current projects happening now at the Statue of Liberty.
Visit the Pedestal
Visitors can view the museum, and climb the stairs to a balcony located at the top of the statue's pedestal.
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