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Statue of Liberty
Crown Re-Opened July 4, 2009

Crown at the Statue of Liberty reopened to the public on July 4, 2009
Crown Tickets

Statue of Liberty's Crown Tickets
The Statue of Liberty's Crown reopened to the public for the first time since 9/11 on July 4, 2009. Each year, a lottery will give everyone an equal chance to see the Statue of Liberty's Crown.

Make Crown Reservations online through the Statue Cruises web site or by phone: 877- LADY-TIX (877-523-9849) — up to one year in advance. Maximum 4 tickets per customer. Only one reservation is allowed per 6-month period.

Steep Spiral Staircase
— 354 Stairs

Visitors are required to climb a steep, narrow spiral staircase — 354 stairs to reach the Crown... and then down again. This is NOT recommended for anyone who is claustrophobic, suffers from vertigo or is out of shape. There's only one way up and one way down — no sliding down the rails, kids!

The Statue of Liberty has no air-conditioning, so be prepared for temperatures to be 20 degrees higher than outside. Be sure to drink plenty of water prior to your climb — note that there are NO restrooms in the statue.

Seven Points on Lady Liberty's Crown
The seven points on the Statue of Liberty's crown represents — 7 seas, 7 continents, 7 days of the week, 7 letters in liberty, 7 letters in America, 7 letters in New York...

Breathtaking Views
Once inside the Crown, the views overlooking New York's harbor and city skyline are truly magnificent!

Enjoy breathtaking views from the Statue of Liberty's Crown

Crown at the Statue of Liberty reopened to the public on July 4, 2009

Crown Tickets

Reserve Tickets to the Pedestal,
Crown and Liberty Island

Statue of Liberty, New York City, NY


Crown at the Statue of Liberty reopened to the public on July 4, 2009

Crown Visitors
Limited Numbers
Only about 20% of the 12,000-14,000 daily visitors to the Statue of Liberty will actually reach the Crown. That breaks down to only 280 people per day — or 30 people per hour. Groups of no more than 10 people will visit the crown at a time. If you're one of the lucky few to snag a Liberty Crown Ticket, here's what you can expect.

The Statue of Liberty is a FUN place to visit — even if don't get a chance to climb the 354 stairs to the Crown.

Reserve Tickets to the Pedestal, Crown and Liberty Island

Save Time, Skip the Line!

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum Ferry Ticket

Redeem your New York City Explorer Pass at the CitySights NY Visitor Center in Times Square for a Ferry Ticket to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum.

This ticket allows you to Skip the Ticket Line in Battery Park before you board the ferry — and the lines can be extremely long on weekends, holidays and during peak season!

Buy NYC Explorer Pass

Statue of Liberty  and Water Taxi, New York City, NY

Fun Cruises & Helicopter Tours (Seasonal)
Fun NYC Cruises — get great views of the Statue of Liberty

  • Statue of Liberty
    Express Cruise
  • Manhattan Island Cruise
  • NY Beast Speedboat Ride
  • New York Liberty Cruise
    (Get greats view of the NY Skyline, Ellis Island and Lady Liberty)

Fun Helicopter Tours —
Great Aerial Views of the
Statue of Liberty

More Fun NY Tours

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