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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ticket
from US$18.50*
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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

Very moving. We knew the people had a hard time but didn't know exactly how hard it was for them to enter the country. This is a place not to be missed but takes quite a chunk out of your day especially if you do...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 2 days ago

we took the hard hat tour and it was very informative and interesting to see the ideas used in the hospital during those times i highly recommend it

Thank Ann F
Reviewed 3 days ago

We traveled to Ellis Island specifically to visit the museum. We purchased our tickets online beforehand (hint, go to the Ellis Island Gov't Website to get official tickets) and although we had a confirmed time, the line to get on the ferry snaked around for...More

1  Thank beyondvanilla
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The area for viewing was well set out, lots of room to look around. The attraction had personal audio for explanations as you walked around. It was sad to see how people came so many years ago with nothing and the hardships they suffered, just...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Honestly wouldn't have gone if it wasn't part of the Statue of Liberty ferry tour. And I wouldn't have regretted it. The museum is certainly big and informative, but the subject itself it's just a bit boring in my opinion. Unless you think you'll enjoy...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped at Ellis Island when we went on our Statue of Liberty tour. It is amazing to see how they run the island when we had so much immigration in our country. It was amazing to see how they took care of the people...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We saw Ellis Island on a tour. The tour guide was awesome and we learned so much. Highly recommend seeing it with a guide

Thank Mersey1968
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

More interesting then I thought it would be, especially if you follow some of the stories around the individuals that passed through processing centre. Also has a decent enough cafe with space to sit outside

Thank FlyHigh1010
Reviewed 6 days ago

some of the displays are very haunting when you think about what people went through years ago. the place was immaculate, set up logically, informative. Really enjoyed our visit and learned a lot.

Thank hokeyma
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our visit to Ellis Island was everything we had hoped for and more. We arrived about 9:45, we needed to leave by 3:00, which I regretted because I would like to have made a full day of it. Let me say first, that we opted,...More

Thank Lauriann1112
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AnnRedruthCornwall
8 October 2018|
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Response from mgwelsh61 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There’s a gift shop that includes some good books about Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.
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Andrea K
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Response from Fred K | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours
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Ray W
5 August 2018|
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Response from KBHWrexham | Reviewed this property |
I think it would have to be a very quick visit as you need to check in for the hard hat tour.
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