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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ticket
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Visitors can retrace the steps of their ancestors at this famous landing point that welcomed millions of immigrants to the United States.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family did not realize how much Ellis island has to do. We made a day of it. It was relaxing, informative, wholesome, and bonding. This country didn’t just happen. It was made and Ellis takes you through the steps of how the USA came...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Avakelly
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had tickets to embark on the Jersey side at 10 am. We arrived a little before 9 and that gave us enough time to pick up tickets at will call, use the loo, go through security, and line up before the masses. (Most people...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank supersquirrel3
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have ancestors that came to New York on a ship and came through Ellis Island then you will definitely want to do research on them. Of course you don't have to go to New York to do this type of research but nothing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Corkonion62
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friend and I went out to Ellis Island on the ferry on a coldish late October day. We boarded the laar ferry heading out to the Island. We had to wait awhile in line to buy the tickets for the ferry and then wait...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this stop off after Statue of Liberty. A short bit trip from Battery Park gets you to Liberty and Ellis Islands. On Ellis Island is the Immigration Museum. Sounds a bit odd perhaps but it is a very interesting insight into the history...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chrishiggins
Reviewed 6 days ago

Highly recommend using the audio tour when you go for most tickets it is included with the price for the ferry you take over to Ellis Island. Just be sure to select it. I enjoyed being able to listen as I walked through everything it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank S_DHardinTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did Ellis island as part of Statue of Liberty trip. Enjoyed the ferry trip itself and the statue but I wouldn’t do the island just for itself. However it was interesting enough to spend the time between ferries and we enjoyed particularly the history of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank W3ndy4321
Reviewed 1 week ago

During the past times, island served as detention center for immigrants arriving to united states. Nowadays you can find there immigration museum.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum and building are very interesting, would recommend getting the headset at the beginning as the tour is fascinating. The headset tour takes you through the museum as if you were an immigrant which is interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kirstyw847
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, we could have spent all day, if we’d listened to all the audio (everyone gets a headset) and seen all the museums. Amazing how the immigration process worked. Thankfully the building was renovated so we can learn about our history.

Date of experience: January 2019
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It's the departure time from Battery Park
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Yes. There’s a gift shop that includes some good books about Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.