She's open for visitors again. Reena Rose Sibayan /The Jersey Journal/Landov hide caption itoggle caption Reena Rose Sibayan /The Jersey Journal/Landov The Two-Way Here She Is: Statue Of Liberty Reopens On Independence Day July 4, 2013 The statue wasn't damaged, but Liberty Island was pummeled last fall by Superstorm Sandy. Now, just in time for July 4th celebrations, the island and the statue are open again to visitors. If you can't be there, webcams provide beautiful views. Also, WNYC has a video report on Lady Liberty's history.