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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Battery Park and Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10017
+1 212-883-1986
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Battery Park and Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To really appreciate the immigrant experience you should take the ferry over to Ellis Island and tour the museum. Well-organized, though crowded, it's sobering to imagine walking those same steps and going through the immigration exams, not knowing if you will be admitted or sent...More

Thank Ontheroadsince64
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just fascinating, and I'm not a history buff. Would highly recommend this. Time well worth it in New York

Thank 243MicheleB
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take the time to tour the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. I elected to not go into the Statue as I had done that before but enjoyed the walk around the base and visiting the museum. There is a nice place to grab a...More

Thank 747bobn
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was one of the attractions my husband and I were most excited about seeing on out December trip to New York, but I found it a bit boring! I expected there to be more artefacts from those who arrived in New York, but there...More

Thank Sbchannel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't been back in about 7 years but it has left an impression on me that'll last a lifetime. I was there for about 2.5 hours and could have easily stayed longer. Our nation's immigration history is well-documented here and it's never been easy...More

Thank Skrybe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival a free (well free, it's included in the ticket price) is provided. It guides you through the museum and explains what you can see. Very interesting! The tour is in the order of what happened to the people that actually arrived there to...More

Thank Nikki v
Reviewed 1 week ago

you need to allocate yourself plenty time to visit Ellis Island and the museum. Very interesting history. Use the headphones for your tour. The café is very expensive and not very good - bring your own if you want food. Lots to read up about...More

Thank macleod2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited after going up the Statue of Liberty, and if anything this was the highlight of the day. Really interesting and informative. Also, (especially in such an an expensive city) it is an absolute bargain - $21.50 all in must be the most affordable day...More

Thank arab_joe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Combined this with a visit to Liberty Island, because of that we didn't ave as long there as was needed as so much information to take in and read about. Will definitely go back when we visit NYC again

Thank Rosieb11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an excellent exhibit of processing immigration in our country. It was overwhelming. We spent 6 hours there and the Ranger told us that a lot of exhibits and the building were damaged during the last hurricane.

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Sandy T
5 September 2017|
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24 March 2017|
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Response from BigPaulMn | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry. I just saw this. I bought my tickets a few days in advance during the off season, so it was pretty easy for me!
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Alanbarth
12 January 2017|
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Response from fcm90 | Reviewed this property |
We spent approx 2 hours here, could have stayed a bit longer!
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