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Address: New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017
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Visitors can retrace the steps of their ancestors at this famous landing...

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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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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Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Pedestal Access plus Double-Decker Bus Tour

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Take the tour... it's free. Don't skip it!

This was my second trip to Ellis Island and I enjoyed it both times. I highly recommend you take the time to go on the FREE tour led by the park ranger, who teaches you what it... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was my second trip to Ellis Island and I enjoyed it both times. I highly recommend you take the time to go on the FREE tour led by the park ranger, who teaches you what it would have been like to be an immigrant on Ellis Island as well as what the process was like to pass through the... More 

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ever since I was a little kid this is the one place I always wanted to visit. My 3x great grandfather came through here at age 13. I really wanted to take it what he saw and maybe experience a little bit of it too. Ellis island does not disappoint. The main building itself is a grand brick structure. It's... More 

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I think we underestimated the impact and powerful history of this building! Went with fiend during our girl trip and we both want to go back when we could spend more time. We were there about 3 hrs, including eating in the cafe and watching the video. The cafe food is delicious (chili was perfect on a cold day) and... More 

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Bekasi, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My trip here came with boat trip to Liberty Statue. There was a complete history about immigrant to USA. No other interesting thing here. So this place will be good for history lover only.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was great just being in such a historic area. We didn't have the time or energy to spend as much time as we would have liked here. We set up our crown tour for 1 pm but in reality by the time you go through security and board the ferry... it was closer to 2:15 before we even toured... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

bring your passport, you can get it stamped here. many people can find family members name on recorded documents if your family came through here

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This trip came with boat trip to Statue of Liberty and is well worth a visit loads of information about imagination to America you could use computers to gain further information and there is a lovely cafe with friendly staff

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited have our visit to the Statue of Liberty. It does give you a good insight to the history of the island. Does get busy but you can move around easily as its a big place.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing place, full of stories, experiencing the impact of the flood of immigrants coming to the New Country. Rachael, our guide from Viator, captivated us with energy, enthusiasm, and exciting stories of her guests from other tours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Would highly recommend a trip to Ellis Island if you're in New York for any amount of time. You could spend hours here if you wanted to, so much to see and read. Truly fascinating and humbling.

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