The Statue of Liberty in New York was a gift of friendship from France to the United States and was completely finished on October 28, 1886. It wasn't until it was designated as a National Monument in 1924 and has millions of people visit the monument each year. The statue is made of copper and stands approximately 305 feet tall from top to bottom. The ferry company, Statue Cruises, must be contacted in advance for access to pass availability, tickets, or confirmations. Come visit this national historic monument that only some dream of seeing!