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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Battery Park and Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10017
+1 212-883-1986
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USD 18.50*
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ticket
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USD 57.00*
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Guided Tour
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USD 55.00*
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
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Battery Park and Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10017
+1 212-883-1986
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just walking the area where 12M immigrants arrived at our shores and to feel the ups and downs that they experienced is both educational and emotional. We took the "hard hat" guided tour, watched the 28 minute film by Gene Hackman and did the museum...More

Thank JoeD1957
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our visit to Ellis Island Immigration museum. Searching the archives was especially meaningful when we found our ancestors documents! The ride to Ellis Island was absolutely beautiful - passing by the Statue of Liberty. All in all - must see!

Thank 100Sharone
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to visit, especially if any of your ancestors came here from another country. I was able to find the names of my grandparents and their two children on the ship's record, the date of their entrance and the their ages....More

Thank MI G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ellis Island was unbelievable, it was amazing to see the journey that people went through to make a better life for themselves and their families, I totally recommend getting the free audio tour if you go as it gives you so much more information than...More

Thank Phileano
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ellis Island museum is a fascinating place. The self-guide audio tour is very effective for the whole family and the exhibits really bring to life the experiences (positive and otherwise) of the immigrants seeking a new life in America. There are also exhibitions that showcase...More

Thank jendSurrey_UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love history and art, then you will love this. I have never seen anything quite like this before! I felt like we were walking through either a train tunnel or a mine shaft. Be prepared to spend a couple of hours there and...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this after our visit to the Statue of Liberty. Like most people we all feel a connection to this place as many of our families will have had someone pass through the doors and standing in the hall you can almost hear the...More

Thank Galluccis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with Statue Cruises, very good albeit a bit laid-back when it comes to imparting information! The museum is a must, not only a fascinating insight into the history of US immigration but also a fantastic display detailing the history of the United States....More

Thank anorth52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was amazing. Definitely give yourself half a day to see the Statue and then see the museum. It's a bit long, but the information is really well laid out. It was incredibly powerful to walk through where everyone was processed. I'm a nurse, and...More

Thank jolenef639
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Ellis Island as part of a harbour tour but did not get off the boat. Nevertheless we took in the atmosphere and thought about the thousands of immigrants who passed through here all those years ago, hoping to gain access to the...More

Thank Angela S
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Response from BigPaulMn | Reviewed this property |
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!
12 January 2017|
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Response from fcm90 | Reviewed this property |
We spent approx 2 hours here, could have stayed a bit longer!