Liberty State Park
Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07305
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Statue of Liberty

About Your Visit

By Benjamin Levine and Isabelle F. Story
National Park Service, 1961

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The monument is open daily, Sundays and holidays included, from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. When daylight saving time is in effect, the monument is open from 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. Souvenirs, post cards, and a lunch bar are provided through the facilities of a private concessioner. Postal and telephone facilities are also available. "Seatwalls" are provided on the grounds and benches on the promenade of the statue. Monument personnel are on duty and will be glad to answer any questions.

There are a number of interpretive facilities in the lobby of the administration building, as well as historical and interpretive markers along the Statue pedestal passageway beyond the elevator shaft. Additional historical and interpretive markers are on the fourth level at the top of the elevator shaft. Outside, along the railings of the overlook, a series of sketch drawings depicts in silhouette the scene directly in front of the viewer. The drawings identify`-- various features and buildings of New York Harbor and the skyline. By the use of these sketch drawings, you may identify practically all the points of interest seen from the four sides of the overlook, with its magnificent panoramic view of New York Harbor, Manhattan Island, Staten Island, and the New Jersey waterfront.

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