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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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worth a visit to see this place of history

We visited have our visit to the Statue of Liberty. It does give you a good insight to the history of the island. Does get busy but you can move around easily as its a big place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited have our visit to the Statue of Liberty. It does give you a good insight to the history of the island. Does get busy but you can move around easily as its a big place.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing place, full of stories, experiencing the impact of the flood of immigrants coming to the New Country. Rachael, our guide from Viator, captivated us with energy, enthusiasm, and exciting stories of her guests from other tours.

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Thank maryhat2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Would highly recommend a trip to Ellis Island if you're in New York for any amount of time. You could spend hours here if you wanted to, so much to see and read. Truly fascinating and humbling.

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is included in your ticket to the Statue of Liberty, and I found it by far the more interesting of the two. If I came back, I wouldn't visit the statue again, but would stay on the ferry to come here. I would advise booking a ticket as early in the day as possible, so if you do visit... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been to NYC 5 time yet for some reason this was 1st time we went here & wish we had done so many years ago now. So much to take in, didn't get to spend enough time here, will go back.

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Lyon, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I did the free park ranger tour with Ranger Sam at 11:00am. Ranger Sam gave a wonderful tour and some great info on the island. The exhibits were so thoughtful and well done.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Free place to visit (have to pay for a ferry ride to get there, though). Very well kept and great place to see. Would like to have been able to visit more of the island, as we could only go into the museum, which was one building. There were multiple buildings and spaces on the island, but we couldn't go... More 

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Peekskill, New York
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While the museum is very nice, very interesting it wasn't worth the hours of my life waiting on line and going through airport style security to get on the ferry. We bought tickets for 1:00, but the time you buy it for is arbitrary, no one even checks the time on the ticket and everyone waits on the same endless... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ellis Island is a testament to our nation: we ARE a nation of immigrants, no matter what politicians say! The United States of America is UNITED because we made decisions--and we codified them--to include everyone regardless of their race, their religion, their language, their gender, their sexuality. Ellis Island Museum showcases the immigration history of the United States. This special... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here after our visit to Liberty Island and also spent a fair bit of time here, very interesting displays of people's journey coming to America.. worth keeping the stories alive for future generations..

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