One of the best family attractions in NYC is due for a major upgrade.
You and your crew will want to hop on a ferry to pay Lady Liberty a visit—so start planning those spring day trips now. A new museum is slated to debut on the landmark's grounds in May 2019, making one of the most iconic symbols of the American spirit better than ever.
Due to security concerns, the accessibility currently limits 80 percent of visitors to enter the pedestal and check out the museum. The new Statue of Liberty Museum is looking to make changes so all patrons are treated to a welcoming, educational experience. And trust us, you'll need to put this on your list of new and upcoming exhibits to explore.
There are three components to look forward to: an immersive theater that provides a glimpse into Lady Liberty's history and ideals; an engagement gallery where visitors can get a behind-the-scenes look of how Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi built the Statue and the inspirational gallery, arguably the most exciting facet of the grounds, as it allows you to get up close and personal with the original torch.
As one of the most iconic spots in NYC, the Statue of Liberty remains an important part in not only our nation's history, but our city's. We can't wait to see the new space later this year! Learn more about the attraction here.