Basic Information

It is typically colder and more windy in New York Harbor than in elsewhere in the New York City metropolitan area. Winters are cold and damp. Spring and Fall can range from chilly to warm. Summers are warm to hot and humid.

Entrance Fees:

No Entrance Fee - $0.00

There is no entrance fee. All visitors must purchase ferry tickets through Statue Cruises (1-877-LADYTIX (877-523-9849) or at Advanced reservations are necessary to visit the crown and pedestal. Please visit our 'Plan Your Visit' page for additional information.

Liberty Island Information Center

This small information center offers a short video and timeline about the Statue of Liberty and informational panels about the National Park Service and the National Parks of New York Harbor. A ranger or volunteer is available to answer questions and provide general information about the Statue of Liberty and make recommendations for your visit. The park brochure, Passport To Your National Parks (R) cancellation stamp, and the ferry departure schedule are also located in the information center.



Visiting the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island and the Immigration Museum on Ellis Island is a wonderful experience and to get the most out of it, realize that visiting can take most of a day. The information below will help you know what to expect.


Last updated: April 11, 2018

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Mailing Address:

Liberty Island
New York, NY 10004


(212) 363-3200

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