Statue Of Liberty National Monument

Statue Of Liberty National Monument

Visitor Services

LOCATION

The Statue of Liberty is located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor.

General Information

For general information, please call (212) 363-3200 or write Statue of Liberty National Monu-ment and Ellis Island, Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004.

Entrance Fee

There is no admission fee to the Statue of Liberty. Dona-tions are gratefully accepted.

Hours

The Statue of Liberty National Monu-ment is open daily year-round from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., with extended hours during summer. It is closed December 25. 

Medical

First aid is available in the administration building across from the gift shop and monument. Ask any park ranger to escort you there. Hospitals are located in New York and New Jersey.

Special Services -

Facilities, including elevators, rest-rooms and the main promenade level, are accessible to visitors with disabilities. All exhib-its are wheelchair- accessible. Tactile exhibits and audio tapes are available for visually-impaired visitors and the video exhibits have subtitles for hearing-impaired visitors. Contact a ranger for any assistance you might need. A limited number of wheelchairs are available on both Liberty & Ellis Islands.

Dining

Evelyn Hill, Inc., the concessioner on Liberty Island, serves a menu of tasty American food. It has indoor seating, plus an outdoor deck with seating that overlooks the Hudson River and lower Manhattan.

Gift Shop

Books about the Statue of Liberty and immigration are available at the gift shop. Other items such as T-shirts, mugs, key-chains, postcards and a wide variety of souvenirs can also be purchased. Gifts are also available at the museum shop.

Park Regulations

The following regulations are intended to enhance your enjoyment of the Statue of Liberty. These guidelines protect the monument and you, the visitor. 

• No eating, drinking, smoking or chewing gum in the monument. 

• Please pay particular -attention to orientation announcements.

• A permit must be obtained for commercial photography at the Statue of Liberty. Tripods are not allowed.

• There is no vehicle access to Liberty Island.

• Camping is not permitted on the island.

• Please do not deface, damage or remove any park features.

• No pets are allowed with the exception of service animals. 

Visitor Facilities

Restrooms, public telephones and refreshments are available.