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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Everybody visits the Statue of Liberty but few go to this amazing museum. There you will have a chance to learn about immigration to the USA and how the immigrants contributed to the development of America. A country is made by its people, and knowing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jcfacundo
Reviewed 6 days ago

I don't know whether it was the silver dining utensils and rather fine looking china used in the dining area by arriving immigrants or the statistics of the very people processed by this rather daunting outpost... but I wasn't expecting to discover what I actually...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took my German cousin to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. The ferry was terribly crowded, with most people standing to take pictures. The man next to us was very angry that we stood to take pictures, but there was no other way...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank notadumbld
Reviewed 6 days ago

After many visits to New York, I finally made it to Ellis Island accompanied by my two teenage grandchildren. We all appreciated so much more the hardships experienced by the many immigrants who made their way through these premises in search of a better life....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this museum. So interesting to hear the people’s stories. Very well laid out loved how they’ve kept the original pieces of the place. Another must do when in NY

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rocco43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great site, good guide jon white with lots of info of interest. very worth seeing this part of our history

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jean W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stories of so many people are told throughout the exhibits in this museum. The building itself is large and spacious and allows visitors to move through quite easily. The exhibits document the stories of people involved in the various waves of immigration that brought...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Janet_753
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I learned a lot about immigration into the U.S. from a visit to this museum. It gets so much publicity that it's easy to assume that this was the only port of entry into the U.S. for much of our history. The fact is that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dskid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elli Island Immigration Museum is a massive monument to the thousands of poor, homeless people some of whom were persecuted, others unable to see a future for themselves or their families, who braved a sea crossing of many days. Few of these travelled in comfort,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charles R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though we were more keen for Liberty Island, we found this tour very interesting and the setup was done quite well to keep it entertaining. The tour guides were little less colourful but still gave great insights.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Norman S
3 December 2018|
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Response from jeanh932 | Reviewed this property |
You can book the hard hat your through the statue of liberty, national parks, website. It is where you buy the ferry ticket also. If you want to stay at a hotel in the city but not too busy, I've found staying between... More
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We went early on a Saturday morning in the fall. You could tell it was getting busiest throughout our time there. I think earlier is more important than what day. It is always busy but even with that I didn't feel... More
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