Spies. Explosions. Buried treasure. The Statue of Liberty has an exciting past! You can explore all of it at the new Statue of Liberty Museum that opened on Liberty Island in May. Visitors can touch a copy of the statue’s face. They can also learn amazing facts like the ones on these pages.
- Use dates and details from the article to make a timeline of key events in the Statue of Liberty's history. Include your own illustrations!
- Watch the video "The Statue of Liberty" below. Then imagine that you are an immigrant coming to America more than a hundred years ago. Write a diary entry describing your feelings when you see the Statue of Liberty. What does the statue mean to you?