Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Statue of Liberty Remains Open During Partial Government ShutdownStatue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island remain open, funded with revenue collected under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act.
January 21 - Statue of Liberty / Ellis Island early closureDue to extreme weather conditions, last ferry departing Battery Park is at 2:10 PM. Statue closes at 2:30 PM. Liberty Island closes with the last ferry departing at 4 PM. Ellis Island museum begins closing at 3:30 and the island closes at 4 PM.
Artifacts Removed for Exhibit RelocationIn 2019, the new Statue of Liberty Museum will open to the public. As we prepare for the new exhibits, almost all artifacts have been removed from the existing museum to prepare them for installation in the new museum. We apologize for the inconvenience.