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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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Battery Park and Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As so much history, so many fates of people, hope and dreams have passed here. Good layout and interesting.

Thank RichardKohler
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is really fascinating. So much history, so much meaning, so well preserved. There's so much to see and unfortunately, we were on a schedule and missed a lot of it.

Thank Warner S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful building full of history, lots of information and exhibits to see and read. Upstairs hall is beautiful, lovely grounds, plenty of seating areas outside. The view back to lower Manhattan is Wow

Thank ChazBroon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very historical and if you are visiting Liberty Island, you might as well drop by Ellis island to see the Immigration museum. It has good exhibits and you get to learn about its history.

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you pick up the headphones on the way in and listen to the story as you go. Such a great way to give a history lesson! We found it interesting and intriguing to see what it was like back then. If you like...More

Thank Lilian V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places to go...I love visiting here and the feeling of awe I get every time I make time to go. Such a neat historical place to visit!

Thank mpalsabrown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was one of the best things i did in nyc all the buildings are still in the same condition so can feel the vibes

Thank tandtsreview
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandparents came thru Ellis Island so I was very interested in visiting here. I went with my children's class trips many years ago for their study in history and immigration and heritage in middle school. They were given packets to fill out and locate...More

Thank sfl7777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a piece of American history. I thought the tour was very interesting. Make a reservation, the lines for the ferry can get long.

Thank jeffreyj356
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To really appreciate the immigrant experience you should take the ferry over to Ellis Island and tour the museum. Well-organized, though crowded, it's sobering to imagine walking those same steps and going through the immigration exams, not knowing if you will be admitted or sent...More

Thank Ontheroadsince64
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27 January 2018|
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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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