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    The Statue of Liberty Visitor Guide

    Statue of LibertyEvery year, millions of people from around the world travel to New York for the majestic sight of the Statue of Liberty – a symbol of the value that a young nation placed on freedom, as well as a an icon of New York City welcoming the world to its shores.

    Tickets & Reservation Information

    Tickets to tour the Statue of Liberty monument can be obtained at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park, or by calling 1-866-STATUE4 (1-866-782-8834) U.S. calls only. Callers from outside the U.S. can call the NY ticket office at (212) 269-5755.

    A timed-pass ticket is required to enter the monument. A limited number of daily tickets are available on a walk-in basis at the Circle Line ferry office at no additional cost. Timed passes can also be reserved for a handling fee of $1.75 per ticket by calling 1-866-STATUE-4.

    Before visiting, visitors can log onto www.statuereservations.com for advance ferry tickets and reservations for the Promenade and Observatory Tours.

    Visitors who don't make reservations can still visit Liberty Island, and take park ranger-guided tours or listen to an audio tour, but will not be allowed inside the monument.

    The following tours are available to those visiting Liberty Island:

    PROMENADE TOUR – With breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor, this tour takes visitors outside the lower Promenade and inside the monument lobby to see the original torch and the Statue of Liberty Exhibit for a 20-30 minute Ranger-guided tour, with enhanced lighting and new video system.

    OBSERVATORY TOUR – This option includes both the Promenade tour, plus a visit to the pedestal observation platform where visitors can view the Statue's interior framework through a new glass ceiling portal. The ranger-guided program teaches visitors about the Statue's design, history and architecture.

    ANTENNA AUDIO TOUR – Listen to voices of generations past as they recall their voyages to America, hear the story behind the Statue and learn what it really was like to pass through immigration on Ellis Island. Designed to allow you to go at your own pace and create your own tour.

    The Statue's crown and torch are not accessible.

    Directions by Subway

    5 Trainto Bowling Green.

    1 Trainto South Ferry

    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 for ages 13+, $8 for senior citizens (62 and over), and $4 for children 3-12. 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 public transportation is recommended. Contact the ferry company at (212) 269-5755 for ferry schedules.



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