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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 yesterday

We got off the boat and gazed up at the spectacular building which houses this museum. Clean brick, glass. soaring roof. How different was this, we wondered, from the welcome that awaited immigrants arriving here in the past. The building itself really is the star...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When planning your visit to NYC make sure this place is on your must see list. Plan ahead, get your tickets on-line. Do not buy tickets from the street vendors. Plan at least 5 hours (1,5 hour for a ferry both ways, 3,5 hours for...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took ferry from Battery Park early and avoided the larger crowds first thing. Wandered around in awe at the scale and history of the place. Very interesting audio tour, with lots of additional pieces of information. It is worth taking time to soak in the...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the guided tour and it was worth it! So many information about selection process, how people were checked for diseases, how families were reunited or separated. It is amazing to seat on the very benches where immigrants use to sit.

Thank Elena257
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is absolutely wonderful. It is very large and well planned. It is a useful tool for those searching for their immigrant forefathers. It is a must while in NYC!!! Take your time and take it all in. It is very beautiful park too...More

Thank E C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ellis Island must have been so scary for immigrants coming thru it's doors. I'm glad I went but I wasn't prepared for so much standing & reading. U see pictures & posters that show the immigrant experience. It's all written down in short narratives. Detainees....More

Thank 3Peggy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful piece of American history, with a museum to show future generations how many immigrants came under dire circumstances and were able to establish themselves in the new country!

Thank Shobs19
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I came here to not only see the museum but also take the hard hat tour of the abandoned hospital which was absolutely brilliant to see. Our guide, Erica, was extremely knowledgeable about the place, throwing dates/times/places/people out off the top of...More

Thank Rich J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took these two monuments in on a combined tour worth every penny it's good to get up close to the statue I felt little interest in going into the base The main attraction for me was Ellis island. They have done a good job creating...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My dad came through Ellis Island and was so happy to see his name on the plaque. Worth the trip to understand the conditions many had to deal with.

Thank Bobbyjean46
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Sandy T
4 September 2017|
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24 March 2017|
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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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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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