A New Way to Experience History
The Statue of Liberty Museum is the most monumental addition to Liberty Island since the Statue herself. More than that, it allows millions more visitors to enjoy the Statue of Liberty experience and be inspired by her history and message of freedom and opportunity. The museum opened May 16, 2019.
News & Events
May 28, 2019 | Smithsonian
It was a crisp, clear fall day in New York City, and like many others, Lillie Devereaux Blake was eager to see the great French statue, donated by that country’s government to the United States as a token of friendship and a monument to liberty, finally unveiled....Read More
The Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants, its new museum recounts
May 23, 2019 | Washington Post
The new Statue of Liberty Museum in New York Harbor boasts a number of treasures: the original torch, which was replaced in the 1980s; an unoxidized (read: not green) copper replica of Lady Liberty’s face; and recordings of immigrants describing the sight of the 305-foot monument....Read More
May 17, 2019 | Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — At a time when families have been separated at the Mexican border and children placed in cages, the country’s poet laureate is invoking an old and welcoming spirit for those seeking to live in the United States....Read More
Become Part of Her Legacy
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation is inspired by moments in history when private citizens, sponsors and visitors from around the world joined together to preserve and maintain an exceptional thread in the fabric of our nation. From original construction of Lady Liberty to raising money for the pedestal, as well as the centennial campaign to restore Liberty’s glory, generosity has been key to the preservation and enhancement of the Statue of Liberty. Become a part of this inspirational history by making a donation today to The Statue of Liberty Museum.Become part of history today!