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Angel Island Immigration Station

San Francisco, CA
+1 415-435-3522
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Historic station, designed to limit the number of Asian peoples entering California.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
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San Francisco, CA
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+1 415-435-3522
Ways to Experience Angel Island Immigration Station
US$10 per adult
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US$265 per adult
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"ellis island of the west"
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"detention center"
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"chinese immigrants"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on our trip to San Francisco. Took ferry from on Pier 41 which gives you great views of Alcatraz, Golden Gate, and SF skyline. Key tip: At the cafe you can pay $7 for a round trip shuttle to the immigration station (much...More

Thank Melissa N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a quick ferry ride over from Embarcadero. Once you get off, there’s a short cut to the detention center that involves walking up some stairs and a short walk. Admission is $5 for a self guided tour. You walk through the rooms where...More

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

EVERYONE should go here - and not to hike but to take the tour and remember how immigrants to the US were discriminated against in the past -- sound familiar?? The tour is long but extremely informative - we learned so much about the history...More

Thank harlemfamily
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of going to Angel Island Immigration Station for a professional development workshop for teachers and it was incredible. The stories from Angel Island are often overlooked in our national narrative, and going here is a truly enlightening experience. The boat ride...More

Thank Brianna M
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We have an opportunity to learn from history. We have so many memorials and monuments to remind us of the strength, stamina, and courage of our country. So many statutes, politically correct and politically controversial, to those who sculpted this nation. The Immigration Station is...More

5  Thank SFBayAreaTrekker
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Angel Island Immigration Station is part of the California State Parks system, but is supported financially and politically by the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation. It therefore enjoys a significantly better state of preservation, interpretation and publicity than the other sites on Angel Island....More

1  Thank michaelbD7785DX
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

I went to Angel Island Immigration Station. I read a lot about the station and I had a lot of questions that needed to be answered. I was grateful that the Immigration Station was finally opened, to visitors, in the year 2010. I took a...More

Thank trekky429
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This is now a State Park and you can do a combined ferry trip here and to Alcatraz. We went in August and had been warned that it might be chilly so I was prepared with a fleece, a scarf and closed in shoes. However...More

1  Thank Ashsaw
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

I biked to the Immigration Station from the ferry dock and upon arrival realized the station didn't open until 11. This gave me time to tour the grounds for a bit. After paying just $5 I entered the museum and received a tour by an...More

Thank DannieTravel1
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place picnic, hike and bicycle. Photographers also enjoy many beautiful vantage points. When boarding the ferry to this lovely isle ensure you plan your day as service times are strictly enforced. April through November are peak tourist season. There are host...More

1  Thank Michael_7X7
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