statue of liberty facts

Physical Address is Liberty Island New York, NY 10004

Liberty Island is located in New York Harbor, and can only be reached by boat.

Opening Time - 9 AM

Closing Time - 5.45 PM

Entry Fee - Free

Advanced reservations are necessary to visit the crown and pedestal

It was sculpted by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. The framework was designed by French engineer Gustave Eiffel.

There are 354 steps to the crown and 25 windows in the crown.

The Crown

The seven rays of the statue’s crown represent the seven seas and continents of the world.

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The tablet held in the left hand of the statue reads in Roman numerals “July 4th, 1776.” (JULY IV MDCCLXXVI)

Approximately 4 million people visit the Statue of Liberty every year.

During the restoration completed in 1986, the new torch was carefully covered with thin sheets of 24k gold.

At the feet of the Statue lie broken shackles of oppression and tyranny.

UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site in 1984.