Designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and engineered by Gustave Eiffel, "Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift from the people of France, intended to celebrate the abolition of slavery and stand as a beacon of welcome. Dedicated in 1886, the world's most recognizable landmark typically receives over 10,000 visitors daily.

She is an icon, a national treasure, and one of the most recognizable figures in the world. Each year millions who cherish her ideals make the journey to experience her history and grandeur in person. She is the Statue of Liberty, a symbol of freedom, inspiration, and hope. Statue Cruises operates a daily ferry service to Liberty Island: 201.604.2800.