When we visited the Statue of Liberty July 1 of 2002, no one was allowed to go inside of her. However, we were very pleased with the trip overall, from the ferry ride to the island itself, where we could view the statue close up.
To make your visit to the Statue of Liberty, you will need to go to Castle Clinton in Battery Park, at the lowest point in Manhattan (use the Bowling Green subway stop). There, you buy a ferry ticket for $10 (adult) that leaves from Battery Park every half hour for Liberty Island first and Ellis Island last. You don't have to get off of the ferry to tour either island; if you like, you can remain on the boat for the fifteen minutes it tak...Read More