Statue of Liberty closed due to government shutdown

Statue of Liberty closed due to government shutdown

Tourists making their way to Battery Park in lower Manh​attan couldn’t visit the Statue of Liberty due to a government shut-down. Travelers were dejected as the ferry to historic monument and Ellis Island was shut with a sign explaining that it is a temporary shutdown. The National Park Service had announced on Friday, 19th January, 2018 that the tourist destination will remain closed till midnight till the Congress starts a funding deal.