Why is the Statue of Liberty closed?
Tourists won’t be climbing back up to the Statue of Liberty’s crown. The crown has been closed since the 2001 terrorist attacks. Wednesday, the National Park Service said letting the people climb the cramped spiral staircase again is simply too hazardous, due to risks from fire and terrorism. Is there an elevator in the Statue of Liberty?
How much do tickets to the Statue of Liberty cost?
The ticket includes a 90-minute tour of select areas of Ellis Island Hospital along with general access to the Statue of Liberty. Visitors get to tour the infection and contagious wards of the hospital, kitchen, mortuary, and autopsy room. Adult: $58.50; Senior (62+): $54; How do you book Statue of Liberty tickets in advance? How do you skip the line?
What are the tour hours of the Statue of Liberty?
The guided tour is about 2 hours. The tour ends at Liberty Island, where you can stay as long as you like exploring the museum and grounds. Afterward, simply take the ferry back to Battery Park. Allow 3 hours total if you’re just visiting Liberty Island. Allow 4 hours if you want to visit Ellis Island as well.
How many visitors does the Statue of Liberty have?
Iconic U.S. national monument the Statue of Liberty was visited by 576,396 people in 2020; substantially down from the previous year’s visitation figure due to the impact of the COVID-19 containment measures. Visitation reached a similarly dramatic low in 2013 due to closure of the monument as a result of damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
What is NPS operational approach?
The NPS operational approach is centered on examining each facility function and service provided to ensure those operations comply with current public health guidance and will be regularly monitored. Working closely with the NPS Office of Public Health, the park is using CDC guidance to ensure public areas and workspaces are safe and clean for visitors, employees, partners, and volunteers.
What is open at Liberty Island?
What’s Open? The grounds of Liberty Island (Liberty Information Center closed) The Statue of Liberty Museum and theater (Limited to 25% capacity) Audio tours (included in the price of your ticket) Crown Café is open with limited snacks and beverages available.
When did Liberty Island reopen?
Please stay safe during your visit and observe all regulations to make everyone’s visit a success! Liberty Island has partially reopened as of Monday, July 20; aligning to New York City’s move into Phase Four of New York State’s reopening plan. The Statue of Liberty Museum partially reopened on Monday, August 24.
Is a ferry ticket available at specific time?
Ferry tickets are only available by specific time of departure.