With your Statue of Liberty Tickets, New York City, visit to the sight that has greeted millions of immigrants to American shores for decades. Witness the sight that has stood tall for more than 100 years, traipsing all the way from France. Lady Liberty made the perilous journey to the USA via ship in 350 individual parts, her copper façade packed into 214 crates and reassembled on arrival. From her French beginnings in 1886 all the way to now, it still holds her own as an iconic symbol for Americans and travellers alike, holding the torch – literally – for all those seeking a better, freer existence. How many other top attractions can say that?
Strike a deal. Combine your visit to Liberty Island with a trip to Ellis Island to save time and money. We offer great combos ideal for bargain-hunters.
Have a picnic. Take time out to enjoy Island's green spaces and have lunch alfresco-style. Queues for food may be lengthy so your best bet is to pack your own lunch to make the most of the day.
Burn, baby, burn or not. Shade is hard to come by on Liberty Island. Avoid pesky sunburns on your and keep a hat and sunscreen handy throughout.
Good to know
Best time to visit
Ferry lines are longest during the summer months, peaking on the weekend. Avoid lengthy lines and take your tour in the off-season during the week.
You cannot miss Lady Liberty, although she’s not exactly easy to get to. The best way to reach her is by ferry, but lines are notoriously long. Departing from Battery Park in Manhattan, ferry services run throughout the day, although we highly recommend booking your tickets well in advance.
Money saving tips
Strapped for cash? Book well in advance to save money. Pre-book in the tourist off-season as you will see prices reduce considerably while bringing your own snacks and drinks through the day will also reduce costs.
Did you know?
Impress your fellow travellers with these interesting titbits!
The creators didn’t realize she would turn green with age. In the 1920s, 40 years following its opening, the copper façade began to green.
America's suffragists didn’t take too kindly to Lady Liberty. They felt that the sculpture symbolizing a free and strong woman didn’t represent the reality of women struggling for voting rights.
The statue's full title is Liberty Enlightening the World. Lady Liberty wears a shoe size 879 and her waistline is just over 35 feet.