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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Battery Park, New York City, NY 10017
+1 212-883-1986
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Battery Park, New York City, NY 10017
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed yesterday

Like so many things in NYC, what once was a great museum is now becoming a tourist trap. I was here with my niece last year. We loved the museum but were swamped with tourists, and I do not find these trips enjoyable anymore. I...More

Thank neil102
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had my eyes opened while reading the history that happened on Ellis island, I was unknowledgeable of the immigrant family’s and how hard we were on them

Thank Elaine P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love history and museums, so I was excited to see Ellis Island. Unfortunately, I was very disappointed. Each room in the museum is themed, and all of the information placards and artifacts are located on a little platform in the middle of the room....More

Thank KatyFranks
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is OK - the exhibition is not much I didn't already know. However I think the hard hat tour of the old hospital etc would've been so worthwhile - unfortunately did not have the time...

Thank Shaun321
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has a wide variety of exhibits laid out in room formats as well as the huge hall were people waited. There are films, interactions, sad and happy stories.

Thank Margaret G
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed there last November and the experience was very impressive. the rangers told the story of all the peoples letting discover us, in the end, that it was also their personal story .... It was very emotional.

Thank miceItaly
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Island its self is really beautiful especially on a sunny day. The museum its self is massive and its easy to get lost. Really good information and artifacts are presented but lots of school groups can pass through making it loud and noisy meaning...More

1  Thank harrison w
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I enjoyed the museum, however felt the room were very outdated, There should be tour guides teaching about the things. If not, allot of video would be nice going to each section. Sort of summary videos of what we are going to find. Folks can...More

Thank Mathew6184
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I recommend you start out with either a Ranger tour or watch the short movie in Theater 1. It gives you a great overview of the immigration process and orients you to the rest of what you will see. Give yourself time. If possible, book...More

Thank Scott W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife's grandfather came to America through Ellis Island in 1909. It was a great place for her to visit and feel an connection to her grandfather.

Thank brownie415
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We went early on a Saturday morning in the fall. You could tell it was getting busiest throughout our time there. I think earlier is more important than what day. It is always busy but even with that I didn't feel... More
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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!
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