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Ellis Island

New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017
+1 212-363-3206
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ticket
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Small-Group Tour of Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Guided Tour
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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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  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed yesterday

One of my favorite places in NYC. Humbling place to visit. Make sure you book your tickets in advance and allow for plenty of time to explore.

Thank lindarlou
Reviewed yesterday

A very interesting visit. We were engrossed by the many interesting stories which are told in a range of ways. We also found information about relatives who passed through here. Fascinating.

Thank roseyposey1983
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As we approached Ellis Island we noticed that there was an interesting building to the side of the museum It looked derelict with all the windows and doors boarded After leaving the ferry we asked about this building and was told it was the hospital...More

Thank annoflondon
Reviewed 2 days ago

My family did not immigrate through NYC but how do you not see Liberty and Ellis Island when you take a trip to NYC. We took the state run boat trip with a stop at Ellis Island and so glad we spent several hours there....More

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is a facinating place- there a lot of spaces and exhibits to explore. Just the building itself is facing ting, but the stories bring the place alive. The cafe was surprisingly good too.

Thank joandlg
Reviewed 4 days ago

get off the ferry and look it gives you more info about how America formed in new York what all these people saw went through just to get to America impresses me how brave they were.

Thank bobbydis40
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a "must see" attraction, whether you're from the other side of the world or the West side of Manhattan. After an absolutely stunning ferry ride from the southern tip of Manhattan, to a quick stop at the Statue of Liberty (where you can...More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the place where so many new Americans first came to the country, and the museum does a great job of showing what it was like to pass through Ellis Island. It also tells a lot about where immigrants were coming from and what...More

Thank lirwin13
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely get there! Ellis and Liberty Islands are worth a visit if you can get there. I recommend going in the fall when the lines aren't as long. If you have your heart set on climbing up Liberty then check the website for times. Ellis...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 6 days ago

i was overwhelmed by the thought of my 24 year old grandmother arriving with my 4 year old father to this new country and wonder how all those people navigated the large halls and were able to do it not knowing english. There were many...More

Thank brealjs
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Teddy_Llong
20 November 2017|
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Response from Candy J | Reviewed this property |
Since we came with a tour, the guide was awesome, walking us through the entirety of the museum and it's different rooms. The stories are easily forgotten, but the feeling is permanently enshrined there. The rooms each... More
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Mcdoug123
27 October 2017|
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Response from Travelmonkey22 | Reviewed this property |
Generally done in conjunction with the Statue of Liberty there is a ferry between the two and New York which is free. Best do the tour and 're visit the bits you like afterward. Security checks on the NYC and Statue of... More
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piglet1974
24 October 2017|
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Response from JAMESknoxville | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry i don’t know this information contact them through the National Parks Service and they can help you.
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