The iconic Statue of Liberty stands in New York harbour as a symbol of freedom. It's one of America's most recognised sights and although it can be viewed from the water, it is also possible to climb right up into the famous monument on a visit to Liberty Island.
First ferry from mainland 8.30am every day
1 Jan to 26 May - last ferry returns 3.30pm
27 May to 4 September - last ferry 5pm
5 September to 9 October - last ferry 4pm
10 October to 31 December - last ferry 3.30pm
Christmas Eve - last ferry 1.30pm
Closed Christmas Day
New York, NY 10004, USA
The Statue of Liberty is on Liberty Island, situated off the southwest tip of Manhattan. Driving to the park is not possible. Ferries to Liberty Island leave from Battery Park. The nearest subway stations to the ferry terminal are at Bowling Green, Whitehall Street and South Ferry Station. Alternatively, the M5, M15 and M20 buses stop right outside the ferry terminal.