Reserving Tickets to visit the Statue of Liberty’s Crown

Visitor Advisory:
The elevator at Liberty Island is OUT OF SERVICE for an extended period of time.
The only way to reach the Crown is to climb up and down 354 steps unassisted.

Some of the Frequently Asked Questions about Visiting the Crown.

How do I get tickets for the crown?
Crown reservations may be made through the Statue Cruises Web site at or by phone at 1(877) LADY-TIX 1(877) 523-9849. Crown tickets may be reserved up to 1 year in advance.

Is there a fee for crown access?
* Crown tickets cost $3 each. That cost will be combined with and in addition to reserved ferry tickets, which are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for children. 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 3 groups will ascend to the crown per hour.

How strenuous is the climb?
The climb to the crown is a strenuous journey that encompasses 354 steps in a cramped enclosed area with high temperatures. The steps within the Statue are 19” wide, are shallow and taper at one end. Head clearance is 6 feet 2 inches. All crown visitors must be able to climb up and down the 354 steps unassisted. All children must be at least 4 feet tall to go to the crown.

Please note that cameras and medication are the only items one may bring into the statue. All other items (including wallets and keys) must be secured in the locker room facility. For more information, visit Frequently Asked Questions: Reserving Tickets to Visit the Crown posted on the National Parks Service website.

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