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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

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Address: Battery Park and Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10017
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Guided Tour
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A History Gem

Only spent about half an hour here, but learned a lot. I would have stays longer if I could. Definitely grab a free audio tour. It'll be to your right when you enter the boat... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only spent about half an hour here, but learned a lot. I would have stays longer if I could. Definitely grab a free audio tour. It'll be to your right when you enter the boat, when I started off without one— one word, lost. The audio tour with earbuds will guide you through the whole museum with amazing info that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

NY is a city of immigrants, the USA is. And to see where they went through. What they endured. The wrong tough stories. The hope they had. It's worth going there and experiencing part of history.

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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a historian and genealogist, I finally got to see this wonderful place. Don't just see the Statue of Liberty, make a stop here as well, especially if your ancestors came to America through Ellis Island. The Immigrant Experience detailed here is fascinating, even for children. We spent several hours here going through the exhibits and researching family histories (there... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A really interesting place now that all the rework has been done - and it's wonderful that so much of the priginal feel for the place remains especially in the big hall - the photos aroundabouts of yesteryear also add to character of the place - TIP : Don't let your son con you into having a photo taken with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

what an experience to be able to walk the halls and see what so many came to America in search of, freedom, who gave up all they had to, in order to start fresh again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Admission includes a great audio tour and the buildings and stories are so interesting. We are so glad we came here. My little girl got sea sick on the ferry over and unfortunately threw up in the Baggage Hall. We were helped out by a very kind EMT guy who made sure she was okay and found us some privacy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

18 Dollars includes the ferry to the Statue and entry to Ellis with audio tour guide included. Take food as this trip will take several hours and the canteen on Ellis is expensive and best avoided. Expect delays as security is tight with airport style x ray scrutiny before you board ( but good to see care being taken). Amazing... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we are in mid of dynamics of immigration laws, visiting the first ever immigration island was a eye opener. The era of masses moving in united states of america, the struggle for survival makes you wonder the present is far much easier to settle in. My perspective changed dramatically thinking about world on a larger scale, when our day... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the Viator tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on Monday, February 6th! Cody, our tour guide did a fantastic job telling us about the history of both attractions! I would highly recommend the tour to my friends!

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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 2nd visit, and still did not have time to see everything! Endlessly fascinating. The diversity of people who visit almost gives the impression that it was still in operation. 2 of our party went to the reference section to investigate ancestors who came through Ellis Island. Bonus are the great views of NY Harbor, the Statue of... More 

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