We arrived shortly before closing and we were greeted kindly by the staff. The monument is under renovation so no trip to the top. A nice small gift shop. Would like to go again and enjoy all the resources available. Worth your time to visit.
It would be nice to be able to view souveniers for sale at the site. It would surely attract more visitors. We were treated fairly snotty by the shop during our visit, as if we were being done a favor.