Can you go to Crown of Statue of Liberty?

Asked By: Tasio Schoiswohl | Last Updated: 29th May, 2020
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Visiting the crown of the Statue of Liberty is one of the most rewarding experiences of any trip to New York City. A limited number of crown tickets are available every day and tickets for the crown must be purchased in advance of your travel to the island.

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Regarding this, can you still go to the top of the Statue of Liberty?

Once inside the Statue of Liberty, you can explore the museum in the pedestal and then begin the climb to the crown. The climb itself is strenuous – 354 steps, equivalent to 20 stories – and recommended only for people in good physical health.

Also, how long does it take to climb to the crown of the Statue of Liberty? about 15-20 minutes

Likewise, how much does it cost to go to the top of the Statue of Liberty?

It is free to enter the Statue of Liberty. However, you must access it via the Ellis Island Ferry, which has a fee of $12 for visitors ages 13 and up. It's $10 if you're over 62 and $5 for children ages 4 through 12.

How much are tickets to the crown of the Statue of Liberty?

There is a fee of $3.00 per ticket for crown access.

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Is it worth going to the crown of the Statue of Liberty?

It's worth the visit but you have to be fit to climb up those 315 steps, in a tiny staircase at the end. Just be aware of the security: they do not allow you to take anything with you except your tickets and your camera, if you go to the crown.

How do you get the Statue of Liberty crown tickets when sold out?

There is only one official seller of Statue of Liberty tickets and that is Statue Cruises. To book tickets you can do so online at statuecruises.com or by calling them on +1 877-523-9849. If you want to visit the Crown of Pedestal advance purchase of tickets are a must.

Is there an elevator in the Statue of Liberty?

There is an elevator inside the Pedestal. Visitors that use the elevator will have to walk up 162 steps from the top of the pedestal to the crown. There is no elevator access from the top of the pedestal to the crown.

How deep is the water around the Statue of Liberty?

The water around the Statue of Liberty is 62 feet at its deepest point between Liberty Island and the island of Manhattan. The water in New York Harbor is relatively deep, as it is a major shipping port.

Why can't you go in the torch of the Statue of Liberty?


The National Park Service's Statue of Liberty website cites the Black Tom explosion as the reason the torch is closed off, though it is unclear why, a century later, guests are still not allowed inside. The New York Times reported that the explosion was initially attributed to negligence by those working on the island.

How often does the ferry go to Statue of Liberty?

The ferries to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island depart every 15-20 minutes. The first ferry departs at 8:30 am in the high season and 9:00 am in the low season and the last ferry departs at 4:00 pm in the high season and 3:30 pm in the low season.

How can I visit the Statue of Liberty for free?

STATEN ISLAND FERRY: Take the subway to Bowling Green or South Ferry and hop on a ferry for a free ride across New York Harbor. The boats run 24 hours a day. There's always a crowd of tourists on deck taking photos as the boat passes the Statue of Liberty.

When did they close the torch on the Statue of Liberty?

The torch has been closed since the "Black Tom" explosion of July 30, 1916, which was one of the largest acts of sabotage to our nation prior to the event of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

How much time do you need at the Statue of Liberty?

If you want to visit both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, allow 5-6 hours for your visit. For the Statue of Liberty alone, it will take about 2-3 hours if you attend a tour. Arrive at the ferry 2 hours prior to your tour to ensure timely arrival.

What is the best way to see the Statue of Liberty?


The obvious way to see the Statue of Liberty is by visiting Liberty Island! In order to see her up close, explore the pedestal or even enter the crown, you need to take the ferry to the island. Another increasingly popular way to see the statue of liberty is by taking a cruise around New York.

Do I need to reserve tickets for Statue of Liberty?

Statue of Liberty crown tickets are available only through Statue Cruises; they must be purchased in advance either by telephone or online. To gain crown access, you must purchase a Statue Cruises Reserve Ticket with Crown Access. Visit statuecruises.com or call 201-604-2800 to purchase and reserve a departure time.

Is the ferry to Ellis Island free?

Getting There: Round trip fare on the ferry, which includes admission to both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, is $18 for adults, $14 for senior citizens, $9 for children 4-12 years old, and free to children 3 and under. For ferry schedule and information, call 212-269-5755 or visit www.statuecruises.com.

Where do you get the ferry to the Statue of Liberty?

Visitors arrive and depart Liberty Island and Ellis Island, located in New York Harbor, via ferries operated by Statue Cruises. These ferries leave from two locations: Battery Park, at the southern tip of Manhattan in New York City, and Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Can you buy Statue of Liberty crown tickets on the day?

Unfortunately, you can't purchase same-day (or next day's) Statue of Liberty Crown tickets because they sell out months in advance. If you must visit the Statue of Liberty today, we recommend the most popular 'Flexible' Statue of Liberty ticket.

What do you do at the Statue of Liberty?


When you want an in-depth educational experience about the monument, you can find several fun and interesting things to do at the Statue of Liberty.
  • Statue of Liberty Exhibit.
  • Video at the Visitor Information Station.
  • Audio Tour of Liberty Island.
  • The Torch Exhibit.
  • Promenade and Observatory Tour.

What is the best day to visit the Statue of Liberty?

Fall is the most popular time to see New York city, but visitors' flow to the Statue of Liberty is quite moderate, so it's a good time to discover one of the main symbols of the city. If visiting in summer, remember that June is the best month with fewer crowds and nicer weather.

When did they close the crown of the Statue of Liberty?

Crown not designed for the public
The statue, which sits on 12-acre Liberty Island in New York Harbor, was shut down after Sept. 11, 2001. After spending $20 million on security and safety improvements, the government reopened the statue in 2004 but only up to the top of the pedestal, or Lady Liberty's toes.