HOW DO I GET TICKETS FOR THE CROWN OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY?
Crown Access to the Statue of Liberty remains closed but will be part of a later reopening phase in 2021.
Crown reservations must be purchased in advance through the ‘Book Now’ link. Same-day crown tickets are not available, and we do not keep a waitlist. You can reserve a maximum of four people per transaction.
ARE THERE ANY TICKET RESTRICTIONS FOR BOOKING THE CROWN OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY?
Each customer may reserve a maximum of 4 tickets and only one reservation is allowed per 6-month period, per cardholder. Visitors are not allowed to access the crown without valid identification. Tickets are non-transferrable. Children have to be at least 4-feet tall to climb the crown on their own. The name of each visitor is required at the time of purchase, and a valid Government Issued Photo ID (with the exclusion of minors without ID) matching the name printed on the ticket is required upon arrival at the Statue of Liberty.
WHAT IF I HAVE A CROWN TICKET?
Your crown tickets must be picked up at the ticket office Will Call window (at either the New Jersey or New York ticket office) by the ticket purchaser. The time to enter the Screening Facility will be printed on the face of the ticket. (Valid Government Issued Photo ID, as well as the credit card used to purchase the crown tickets, are required to retrieve your tickets.) The entire group must be present to pick up their individual tickets. Then you will proceed to priority entry into the screening facility.
HOW DO I PICK UP MY CROWN TICKETS?
Crown tickets must be picked up at the ticket office Will Call window (at either the New Jersey or New York ticket office) by the ticket purchaser. You must present a valid Government Issued Photo ID as well as the credit card used to purchase the crown tickets to retrieve your tickets. Your crown ticket is only valid for the specific date and time that you select upon purchase. The entire group must be present to pick up their individual tickets. The time to enter the Screening Facility Queue will be printed on the face of the ticket.
HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE CROWN?
For safety considerations, groups of no more than 10 people will visit the crown at a time. About 6 groups will ascend to the crown per hour.
HOW STRENUOUS IS THE CLIMB?
The climb to the crown is a strenuous journey that encompasses 393 steps or approximately the height of a 27-story building, in an enclosed area with high temperatures in the summer. All crown visitors must be able to climb up and down the 393 steps unassisted. IMPORTANT: There are 162 narrow and tight steps from the top of the pedestal to the crown. There is no elevator access from the pedestal to the crown platform – the distance from the Statue’s feet to the Statue’s head.
IS IT SAFE TO GO UP TO THE CROWN?
National Park Service Rangers will be on site at all times to assist visitors. Since the Statue is not air-conditioned, interior temperatures can be 20 degrees higher than those outside. On hot days, it is suggested that visitors drink water prior to the climb; there are no restrooms inside the Statue. The National Park Service recommends that crown visitors have no significant physical or mental conditions that would impair their ability to complete the climb. IMPORTANT: There is no elevator access from the pedestal to the crown – the distance from the Statue’s feet to the Statue’s head. Guests must climb 162 stairs to access the crown.
CAN I HAVE MY CROWN TICKETS EMAILED TO ME?
No, crown tickets can only be picked up at the Will Call windows at either the New Jersey or New York ticket offices, by the ticket purchaser holding the credit card with a valid ID. The entire group must be present to pick up their individual tickets.
WHERE DO I GO WHEN I GET TO THE LIBERTY ISLAND IF I HAVE CROWN TICKETS?
Please go to the security screening facility at the base of the Statue on Liberty Island. You will have been issued a wristband that indicates you have access to the crown.
WILL THE CROWN BE OPEN EVERY DAY?
Yes, crown access will be available everyday conditions permitting. The only days we are closed are Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, December 25th.
I BOUGHT A NEW YORK PASS/CITYPASS, HOW DO I RESERVE A CROWN TICKET?
Please be advised that the Crown Reserve option is not included in any pass package. If you would like to visit the crown, please book a ‘Reserve with Crown’ ticket directly through Statue City Cruises by calling 201-604-2800.
IS THE FERRY INCLUDED WHEN I PURCHASE MY CROWN TICKET?
Yes, a round-trip ferry ticket is included in your crown ticket purchase.
I WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE A CROWN TICKET FOR TOMORROW? IS THIS POSSIBLE?
Unfortunately, tickets to the crown sell out months in advance. We recommend purchasing your tickets to the crown 3 to 4 months in advance.