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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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A great way to learn about the immigration history of US

Take the audio tour and follow the various rooms that show the conditions and emotions of immigrants arriving into US for the first time. With reenactments and detailed... read more

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take the audio tour and follow the various rooms that show the conditions and emotions of immigrants arriving into US for the first time. With reenactments and detailed explanations, you can take as little or as long as you want. Gives you a great insight into the foundations of the US.

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Colgate, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I am very glad to have gone to Ellis Island. The museum was interesting and it was good to stand in the actual space to better imagine the immigrant experience. The movie was very good. The gift shop unremarkable. We did not get off at the Statue of Liberty but had very good photo opportunities from the boat. The online... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A pretty, quiet island (in contrast to Times Square). Lovely views from the island, and on the boat over. There is also a museum to visit.

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Syosset, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am not the kind of person to stay still very long at museum exhibits. But here I dawdled and pondered. The experience is meant to feel exactly as immigrants must have felt upon their entry, and is executed very well.

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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

See the Immigration Museum, walk the island and see where your ancestors arrived from the old country. definitely stop here as the second part of your boat trip to the Statue of Liberty. You will love it.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A truly fascinating museum-esque establishment displaying much of what those first arriving in in this country would have faced / experienced. It's a nice little island to explore and take in as well as seeing some of the well thought out exhibits that are really cultural and are provided to get a real taste for what it was primarily used... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was really interesting. The architecture is amazing, the restoration and exhibits really informative. We watched the film which was a bit challenging for our 6 year old but after going through the exhibitions he got a much better idea of the meaning. He took the excellent interactive 'test' to gain access to the USA and was disappointed to fail... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unless your really interested in the history of immigration Ellis Island might not be a great spot to stop while on the Statue Cruise. But instead of following the crowd into the building, get off the boat and go to the right of the building, and get some great views of NYC.

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Ellis island as the final part of the statue cruise tour after Liberty island. The island hold the Ellis island immigration museum which is where all the new immigrants who arrived at the United States where processed. The museum takes you into the great hall and follows the route that millions of immigrants were processed to become new... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went after Statue of Liiberty . You can see excelents buildings and arquitecture, but prepare to walk, up and down... and walk. Take 2 or 3 hours to visit and take a brunch. Is good option.

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