Statue of Liberty

Visit one of the nation’s greatest treasures, the Statue of Liberty! Trace the history and symbolism of the statue through exhibits in the museum, located in the pedestal of the Statue. Learn the long and intriguing history of the statue’s construction, fundraising, and its final completion, through artifacts, photos, prints, videos, and oral histories. Then, explore the statue’s depiction over time in popular culture, illustration, and even a history of souvenirs! A historically rich visit to the Statue is sure to fill your groups’ day with memories that they’ll never forget. Trips can be combined with visits to Ellis Island.
 
Contact Info
Address: Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004. New York County. Tel: 201-363-3200. Email: groups@statuecruises.com. Website: www.libertyellisfoundation.org. Hrs: Daily 8:30AM-4:30PM.
 
Trip Info
 Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3-5 hours. Cost: Free/Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies, Visual Art.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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