The Statue of Liberty Museum, a new museum that celebrates the Statue of Liberty’s history, influence, and legacy in the world, will open on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00PM on Liberty Island. The new 26,000-square-foot museum features three gallery spaces, each one meant to inspire visitors and educate them about the Statue of Liberty in interactive and thought-provoking ways. Access to the museum is free with purchase of a ferry ticket to Liberty and Ellis Islands. Tickets start at $18 for adults, $14 for seniors, and $9 for children ages 4-12. Children under 4 are free.