Statue Of Liberty National Monument


Statue Of Liberty National Monument

Statue Of Liberty National Monument

Park Information

Located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty was a gift of international friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is one of the most universal symbols of political freedom and democracy.

Statue Of Liberty National Monument

The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and was designated a National Monument on October 15, 1924. The Statue was extensively restored in time for her spectacular centennial on July 4, 1986.

Statue Of Liberty National Monument

Liberty Island is federal property located within the territorial jurisdiction of the State of New York.

Agency Name:

National Park Service


Plane – The New York City metropolitan area is served by three major airports: Newark-Liberty International, LaGuardia, and JFK International.

Car – Liberty Island is accessible by Circle Line-Statue of Liberty Ferry, Inc. ferries only. One round trip ferry ticket includes visits to Liberty and Ellis Islands. Round trip ferry tickets cost $10.00 for ages 13+, $8.00 for senior citizens (62 and over), and $4.00 for children 3-12.

ADVANCED TICKET PURCHASES CAN BE MADE ON-LINE OR BY CALLING 1(800)600-1600; OR (301) 784-9023 OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA. To visit their on-line web-site click on “MORE INFORMATION”.

Ferries depart from Battery Park in New York City and Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. Battery Park is located at the Southern tip of Manhattan, off the West Side Highway South or the FDR Drive South.

Parking is limited and can be expensive. Using public transportation is recommended. Please contact the ferry company at (212) 269-5755 for ferry schedules. Liberty State Park in New Jersey is located off exit 14B of the New Jersey Turnpike. Please contact the ferry company at (201) 435-9499 for ferry schedules and parking information.

Public Transportation – There are a variety of ways to reach the Statue of Liberty ferry by public transportation. Please contact the MTA New York City Transit Authority at (718) 330-1234 for subway and bus directions to Battery Park.

For information on reaching Liberty State Park in New Jersey via public transportation, contact New Jersey Transit at (800) 626-7433.

Geographic Location

Contact Info

Liberty Island

New York, NY


Additional Info

  • “Statue Of Liberty National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)”. Accessed June 26, 2020. Link.

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