Liberty State Park Departure Change
The distance to the ferry embarkation from the security screening tent has increased by 300 yards [see map]. Please plan accordingly and bring a mobility device, such as an electric or manual wheelchair, or a manual mobility aid (such as walkers, canes or crutches) if needed.
1. Handicap-accessible drop-off location
3. Security Screening Tent
4. Ferry Embarkation
5. Parking Lot
Accessible Facilities and Areas on Liberty Island
Information CenterAs you make your way off of the ferry dock, heading straight towards the flagpole, you will find the Information Center on the left-hand side across from the Refreshment Building. The Information Center is wheelchair accessible. Here you can locate a limited number of wheelchairs (on a first-come, first-served basis). They can be borrowed, free of charge, with the deposit of a driver's license, or another form of identification at the information desk. To find the accessible ramp, continue walking past the Information Center entrance steps. On the left-hand side you will find a walkway leading to the ramp to the Information Center entrance as well as the ramp to the Statue of Liberty Museum.
Statue of Liberty MuseumLocated past the Information Center on the left, The Statue of Liberty Museum is accessible by two ramps, located on either side of the building, or one flight of stairs. The museum includes a ten minute movie, three interactive galleries and restrooms all located on one level. The top of the museum has an observation deck that is accessible by stairs or an elevator so visitors can enjoy panoramic views of New York Harbor.
America’s National Parks Bookstore &
As you make your way off of the ferry dock, heading straight towards the flagpole, you will find the Refreshment Building on the right-hand side across from the Information Center. Inside you will find our park's America’s National Parks Bookstore and dining area on Liberty Island, Evelyn Hill's Crown Cafe. Access is either by stairs in the front, or by continuing past the building's steps for a walkway and ramp on the right. Another ramp can be used to access this building by turning right before you reach the Refreshment Building. The sloped walkway leads to both the Refreshments Building, patio, and Gift Pavilion.
Last updated: June 27, 2021