Statue of Liberty


The Gift from the French

The Statue of Liberty was designed by Frederic Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886. A robed female figure representing Libertas the Roman goddess of freedom, who bears a torch and a tabula ansata (a tablet evoking the law) upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. The Statue was an icon of freedom and the United States; A welcoming signal to immigrants arriving from abroad. It is located in New York Harbor on Liberty Island. The height of the Statue of Liberty from ground to torch is 305 feet 1 inch (93 Meters).

The opening of The Statue of Liberty

Thursday, Oct. 28th 1886 at 9:30am

New York Harbor, Liberty Island, New York


The celebration of freedom, liberty and Independence. All of New York is invited bring food and drinks so everybody can enjoy this memorable day. This is history in the making right there. The Statue of Liberty symbolizes our country, it brings us together. Our event starts at 9:30 am and ends at 12:30 pm on October 28, 1886.

Come Visit The Statue of Liberty

The museum is inside the base of The Statue of Liberty.

If you visit the crown you must be able to walk the narrow spiral stairs.

The Torch has not been accessible since July 30th, 1916