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Frequently asked questions about the Statue of Liberty

If you're planning a visit to the Statue of Liberty, you might have questions about your ticket options, how to get there, what to see, and more. Keep reading to find out the answers to the most common questions asked about the Statue of Liberty.

Tickets & Tours

How do I book tickets to visit the Statue of Liberty?

You can book your Statue of Liberty tickets and tours online here.

What are the different types of Statue of Liberty tickets available?
Can I book Statue of Liberty tickets online?

Yes, you can book Statue of Liberty tickets online here.

How much are the Statue of Liberty tickets?

Statue of Liberty tickets start from $29.

Are there guided tours available for the Statue of Liberty?

Yes, there are cruises and guided tours available to enjoy sightseeing the Statue of Liberty.

How far in advance should I buy the Statue of Liberty tickets?

The Statue of Liberty is a popular tourist attraction, we recommend you book tickets to the Statue of Liberty about a month before you plan on visiting New York.

Are there combo tickets for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island?

Most of our tickets include access to both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Can I buy last-minute tickets for the Statue of Liberty?

Yes, you can buy last-minute tickets for the Statue of Liberty online here.

What does the Statue of Liberty guided tour include?

A Statue of Liberty guided tour includes an expert tour guide, ferry tickets (depending on the tour chosen) and access to the attractions for a small group of people.

Will guided tours include skip-the-line access?

Guided tours and early access tours provide you with a priority entrance. This allows you to skip past the crowds with a guaranteed quick entry to the attraction.

How long is the Statue of Liberty guided tour?

You can choose between guided tours that have a duration of 2 hours to 5 hours.

What does the guided tour cover?

The guided tour gives you access to Liberty Island, the Statue of Liberty, the Pedestal, the Statue of Liberty Museum, and the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration. Browse through all these landmarks with a local expert!

Are there different types of guided tours available for the Statue of Liberty?

Yes there are several guided tours available based on the duration, number of attractions covered and more. Check out the various guided tours here.

How do I book a guided tour to the Statue of Liberty?

You can book your guided tour to the Statue of Liberty online. Click here to book now.

Statue of Liberty cruises

What is included in the Statue of Liberty cruise tickets?

Your Statue of Liberty cruises tickets include a scenic 1 hour sightseeing cruise with wifi-onboard and live commentary. Audio guides are also available in 6 languages.

What are the timings of Statue of Liberty cruises?

The Statue of Liberty cruise operates from 11 AM to 7 PM. The ferry departs every 1-1.5 hours.

How long is the Statue of Liberty cruise?

The Statue of Liberty cruises take about an hour to complete.

When should I arrive for the Statue of Liberty cruise?

We suggest arriving at least 15 minutes before boarding time for the cruise. 

What time is the best to go on the Statue of Liberty cruise?

Choose the 6 PM cruise to enjoy the best sunset views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline.

Where is the boarding point for the Statue of Liberty cruises?

The boarding point for your cruise is Pier 36, 299 South St, New York.

What are the sights covered on the Statue of Liberty cruise?

The Statue of Liberty cruise offers up-close views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge, the skyscrapers and skyline of New York City, Staten Island, and parts of New Jersey.

What facilities are available on the Statue of Liberty cruise?

An English-speaking tour guide, audio commentary, a washroom facility, wheelchair accessibility, audio guides, and free Wi-Fi are available on the cruise. and other facilities are available on the cruise.

Is the Statue of Liberty cruise stroller-friendly?

Yes, the Statue of Liberty cruises are pram and stroller-friendly.

Does the Statue of Liberty cruise have audio guides?

Yes, audio guides are available in 6 different languages in the Statue of Liberty cruise.

Is the Statue of Liberty cruise pet-friendly?

Yes, if you'd like to bring your furry buddies along, you absolutely can! The Statue of Liberty cruise is pet friendly. 

Cancellation & discounts

Are there discounts on Statue of Liberty tickets?

Book your Statue of Liberty tickets online to avail the best discounts and offers. Tickets for guided tours of Statue of Liberty, 9/11 Memorial & Wall Street offer a special price of $49 for children under 12 years and the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island guided tour offers tickets for $65 for children under 12. While a half-day guided tour of the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island offers a price of $64 for children under 14.

Can I cancel my Statue of Liberty tickets?

You can cancel the Statue of Liberty tickets that you have booked online.

Are Statue of Liberty tickets refundable?

You can cancel the Statue of Liberty tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins to get a full refund.

Timings and best time to visit

What are the Statue of Liberty’s opening hours?

The Statue of Liberty is open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Is the Statue of Liberty open every day?

The Statue of Liberty is open every day except on Christmas Day and Thanksgiving.

Can I visit the Statue of Liberty at night?

The Statue of Liberty is not open for night-time visits, but the crown and pedestal are open until 6 PM during the summer season.

When is the Statue of Liberty closed?

The Statue of Liberty remains closed on Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day.

How long should I spend at the Statue of Liberty?

We suggest spending at least 4 to 5 hours to fully experience the Statue of Liberty.

When is the best time to visit the Statue of Liberty?

To avoid crowds, the best time to visit the Statue of Liberty to avoid crowds is during the shoulder season of spring and fall, and on weekdays.

Ferry and getting there

Where is the Statue of Liberty located?

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

How do I get to the Statue of Liberty from New York?

The Statue of Liberty is located on Liberty Island which is only accessible by ferry.

How do I get to the Statue of Liberty from New Jersey?

The closest ferry station to get to the Statue of Liberty from New Jersey is Liberty State Park. 

Can I take a ferry to the Statue of Liberty?

Yes you can only access Liberty Island, where the Statue of Liberty is located, by ferry.

What time does the first ferry depart to the Statue of Liberty?

The first ferry from Manhattan to the Statue of Liberty departs at 8:30 AM.

How often do the ferries depart to the Statue of Liberty?

Ferries depart to the Statue of Liberty approximately every 20-30 minutes.

How long is the Statue of Liberty ferry ride?

The ferry ride from Battery Park or Liberty State Park to Liberty Island usually takes around 15-20 minutes.

Can I purchase Statue of Liberty ferry tickets on the same day?

Yes, it is possible to book ferry tickets on the same-day that you visit the Statue of Liberty, but they are subject to availability. We recommend you purchase your Statue of Liberty tickets in advance to secure your preferred time slot.

Can I bring food and drinks on the Statue of Liberty ferry?

Yes, you are allowed to bring your own food and drinks on the ferry. However, alcohol and glass containers are not allowed.

Are strollers allowed on the Statue of Liberty ferry?

Yes, you can bring strollers on the ferry, but they may need to be folded and stored during the ride to ensure safety and maximize space.

Can I visit the Statue of Liberty without taking the ferry?

No, taking the ferry is the only way to access Liberty Island and the Statue of Liberty.

Are Statue of Liberty ferries accessible for people with disabilities?

Yes, the ferry service is accessible to individuals with disabilities. The ferries and docks are equipped with ramps, elevators, and accessible restrooms.

Can I visit Ellis Island with the same ferry ticket as the Statue of Liberty?

Yes, your Statue of Liberty ferry tickets include a stop at Ellis Island.

Accessibility

Is Liberty Island wheelchair-accessible?

The whole of Liberty Island is wheelchair friendly and has paved pathways. 

Are wheelchairs available at the Statue of Liberty?

Wheelchairs are available on a first-come-first-served basis at the entrance to the attraction. 

Is there a wheelchair-friendly lift at the Statue of Liberty?

Yes, you can take a wheelchair-friendly lift from the base of the pedestal to the top of the pedestal. 

Is the observation deck at the Statue of Liberty wheelchair-accessible?

The balcony and the outdoor observation deck are not wheelchair-accessible.

Is the Statue of Liberty wheelchair-accessible?

Yes, the Statue of Liberty is wheelchair accessible. Ramps are available on the ferry, elevators are present inside the Pedestal to get to the top, and the island is paved with smooth pathways.

Is Ellis Island accessible for individuals with disabilities?

Yes, Ellis Island is accessible for individuals with disabilities. The main building and exhibits are wheelchair accessible and there are elevators available. Accessible restrooms and other facilities are also provided.

Visitor information

Is it okay to take food for young children to the Statue of Liberty?

For families with young children, food can be carried inside soft-sided containers.

What facilities are available at the Statue of Liberty?

Toilets, restrooms, wheelchairs for the disabled, lockers, refreshments, and gift shops are available at the Statue of Liberty.

Can I bring my pet to the Statue of Liberty?

You will need to make other arrangements for your pets as there are no on-site kennels at the Statue of Liberty. However, you can take your pets along in the Statue of Liberty cruise.

Is there a dress code for visiting the Statue of Liberty?

While there is no specific dress code to visit the Statue of Liberty, we suggest wearing comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking.

Can I bring my backpack or luggage to the Statue of Liberty?

Backpacks and large bags are not allowed inside the Statue of Liberty.

Is photography allowed at the Statue of Liberty?

Yes, photography for personal use is allowed at the Statue of Liberty. Tripods and professional cameras are strictly prohibited.

What can I see at the Statue of Liberty?

You can see the Pedestal, Crown, Torch and visit the Statue of Liberty Museum.

How long does it take to climb to the crown of the Statue of Liberty?

Climbing to the crown of the Statue of Liberty can take up to 45 minutes.

Is it worth visiting the Statue of Liberty?

Yes, it is definitely worth visiting the Statue of Liberty which is one of the most iconic monuments in the world.

Things to do

Can I go inside the Statue of Liberty’s Crown?

Yes, you can go inside the Crown. To reach there, you can either climb to the top of the pedestal or take an elevator and then climb an additional 162 steps to get to the Crown. But access is limited and tickets will have to be purchased at the venue.

Am I allowed inside the Torch of the Statue of Liberty?

No, visitors are not allowed to go inside the Torch of the Statue of Liberty. It is closed to the public due to safety reasons.

Can I visit Ellis Island while going to the Statue of Liberty?

Yes, you can. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are separate attractions, but they are often visited together due to their close proximity. 

Is access to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum included in my Statue of Liberty tickets?
What can I see inside the Statue of Liberty Museum?

Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Statue of Liberty depicted through photographs, graphics, artifacts, and a multimedia experience at the Statue of Liberty Museum.

Can I go inside the Statue of Liberty’s Pedestal?

Yes, you can explore the Pedestal's observation deck which gives you breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding area and the museum and exhibits inside.

Food and drinks

Are there any restaurants at the Statue of Liberty?

Yes, you can head over to the Crown Café at the Statue of Liberty. Apart from that you can find other restaurants and cafes nearby here.

Can I bring my own food to the Statue of Liberty?

You cannot bring your own food or drinks to the Statue of Liberty. However, you can visit Crown Café and grab a meal with a choice of your drink.

What is the Statue of Liberty restaurant called?

The restaurant at the Statue of Liberty is called the Crown Café.

How much does it cost to eat at the Crown Café?

It can cost you anywhere between $10 and $25 to eat at the Statue of Liberty’s Crown Café.

Which cuisines are available at the Crown Café at the Statue of Liberty?

Crown Café at Liberty Island offers you the tempting and classic flavors of America.

General information

Who built the Statue of Liberty?

The Statue of Liberty was designed by the French sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel, the man behind the iconic Eiffel Tower.

When did the Statue of Liberty open?

The Statue of Liberty was first unveiled on 28 October 1886.

Was the Statue of Liberty originally green in color?

The Statue of Liberty was originally shiny copper but over time, it oxidized and formed the green patina that you see today.

What is the Statue of Liberty famous for?

The Statue of Liberty is famous for being a symbol of freedom, democracy, and welcoming immigrants to the United States.

Was the Statue of Liberty a gift to the United States?

The Statue of Liberty was gifted to the United States by the people of France in 1886 as a symbol of freedom and democracy. 

What’s inside the Statue of Liberty?

Inside the Statue of Liberty, you can find museum exhibits on the history and symbolism of the statue. You can also climb up to the observation deck for stunning views of the New York Harbor.

Was the Statue of Liberty shipped to the USA?

Yes, to get the statue to America, it was disassembled and shipped in over 200 crates.

What do the spikes of the Statue of Liberty Crown represent?

The 7 spikes of Lady Liberty's Crown represent the 7 continents of the world. 




Book Statue of Liberty tickets & tours

Entry Tickets to the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island with Ferry Transfers
6 hr.
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1-Hour Statue of Liberty Sightseeing Cruise
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Mobile Ticket
1 hr.
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Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Guided Tour
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2 hr. - 4 hr.
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Half-Day Guided Tour of the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
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4 hr.
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