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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

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Battery Park, New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the Hard Hat tour, which is a 90-minute tour of the unrestored Ellis Island immigrant hospital buildings. Yes, you actually wear hard hats (because the hospital buildings have not been fully restored). The tour guide takes you into several buildings, where you can...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our ferry ride to the Statue if Liberty and Ellis Island. We didn't get off at the Statue of Liberty and went on to Ellis Island. It was a wonderful visit. Not too many people for most of our visit, so we could...More

Thank christa m
Reviewed 3 days ago

A history lesson you can experience. To see the rooms and the process people went through to come to the USA was enlightening. Everyone should experience Ellis Island and remember and be proud that we are a melting pot and a goal for millions.

Thank Moffer69
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the story of America. If you’re not moved by a visit here you have no soul. Take your kids and make them,proud to be American. In this day and age, with all the debate over immigration, this is a reminder as to what...More

Thank davemh333
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family really enjoyed Ellis Island. It was a learning experience for us all. Even my tween son was engaged because of the audio tour device. Here is my tip: I highly recommend buying the tickets ahead of time and printing them out. We were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting trip to Ellis island to learn about the trials and tribulations of immigrants to the United states. Use the free hand held guides and listen to the voices of people who's first experience of the states was Ellis island.

Thank ayrshireboy2604
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ellis Island Immigration Museum is part of the National Park Service System. The visit there was a reminder of the millions of immigrants who left their home countries seeking better opportunities & a better life & entered America through these buildings. There's a place there...More

Thank RobVera
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the ferry at about 11:30 am. We had made reservations on the website the night before and had to pick up our tickets at Battery Park. The was a small line in front of the counter, but nothing really bad. Next queue in...More

Thank hfTLS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Explains in detail the life of an immigrant arriving in the USA and the way that they had to get through the immigration protocols to become a citizen. There are many displays of individual people and families arriving. It takes a few hours to visit...More

Thank Don T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were blown away by the museum and the hard hat tour. It's a bit pricey but totally worth it. The guide was informative and helpful. He answered questions, had stories to tell and really knew his history. We walked around the museum and loved...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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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!