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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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Meeting the history

Wonderful,insight of the culture of a Great Country and o lot of immigrant countries. Very well explained.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Vienna, Austria
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful,insight of the culture of a Great Country and o lot of immigrant countries. Very well explained.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A piece of history which is trapped in a past gone age by a stepping stone away from the city. Definitely worth making a trip when in the city for either half a day or a full day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The immigrant photos and documentary film were great. On a cold day, having a place to spend time out of the weather was a real bonus! Got a good sandwich in the cafe.

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Sparta, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will need a lot of time to fully appreciate Ellis Island. We did this on a tour with the statue of liberty, but we didn't allow ourselves enough time, because we had a plane to catch. Between the statue of liberty and ellis island, book an early trip and allow yourself enough time to explore Ellis Island.

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Halfmoon, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We traveled to Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty on a bus trip. Felt a lot of history walking into main area of Ellis. We were a bit disappointed that it is essentially a self service tour with head phones and a lot of reading story boards. Before going I assumed it would involve more hands on type tours and... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was absolutely wonderful to see the place that many, many of our ancestors came through to be Americans. Sobering to think of so many giving up their old countries for the freedom of America. It was great seeing all of the names on the Honor Wall!

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Villa Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time looking for family as they arrived at Ellis Island.. We could not find a grandfather we were looking for and the very nice girl at the desk said she could get the info on Canadian entries from Sweden... She found him, and gave us a print out.... Great Guest focus!

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New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to the island and the museum, as well as the Statue of Liberty many times. It is an absolute must see. For locals and visitors alike. It should be on the list for schools to take kids to! Maybe if more of the young ones will learn the history of immigrants brought here by the big ships... More 

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Sterling, Massachusetts
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Not a great place for pre teens. Not interested in it yet For the rest of us...very interesting and informative place. Would have been better to have more interactivity.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Go early. It gets crowded. Use the headsets and check the numbers in the rooms to make sure you're hearing the correct information. If you do that, you will have a fantastic visit. Very thorough and very, very educational. It's also, just a fun visit. AVOID the diner, though. Overpriced and very average fast food!

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