The Statue of Liberty reopens tomorrow: Check out videos of Lady Liberty
After being shuttered for repairs—and to fix post-Sandy damage—the iconic attraction is finally reopening to the public tomorrow.
Wed Jul 3 2013
Photograph: Wikimedia Commons/Derek Jensen
Good news! The Statue of Liberty will reopen to the public tomorrow, just in time to celebrate the Fourth of July. After a long renovation that was further delayed due to Hurricane Sandy, the iconic statue now has new visitor-friendly touches like more wheelchair accessibility, an updated air-conditioning system and shallower steps. Plus, you can go inside her crown, which has been closed to the public since 2011.
Alas, tickets to get up to the crown are already booked solid, but if you want a preview of what that might look like, check out the videos below from the National Park Service. They show the view of New York Harbor from the crown, as well as the interior of Lady Liberty's diadem itself.
And don't forget to check out our photo tour of the Statue for more tidbits from its history, as well as cool vintage photos of Lady Liberty.