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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

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I was surprised how moved I was at times going through this place. The immigrant experience touches everyone in this country. It has often been an issue of hot debate. The precarious lives of so many who fought so hard and risked so much to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sleepster
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I worked at gateway NRA back in 2006 and on some of the exhibits on Indigenois history with immigration pressures. Statue of liberty can be seen in less than an hour to appreciate and get your photo. I highly recommend budgeting 2 hours at least...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank whitebear188
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey, so we stopped here to visit the Café for a large hot chocolate - which was very nice - as were the toilets.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RoyalOperaMouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

I definitely didn't want to go there on purpose, but as the ferry boat stopped on Ellis Island on the way back from Liberty Island I went inside. I was really surprised by the exhibition, which is located in the building where the immigrants were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wonderful Immigration Museum is located on Ellis Island off New York City. To visit it, you must take the ferry boat (about $18.00 per person) that also goes to Liberty Island where the famous Statue of Liberty is. The ferry leaves from Battery Park....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Angela A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Ellis Island as part of our trip to the Statue of Liberty, to be honest I had not heard or read anything about it before my visit, my husband and me thought that we will step out of the ferry to take few...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nadiam770
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ellis Island is a historical gem! We first visited The Statue of Liberty and then moved on to Ellis Island.. viewing the Lady in all her glory as many would have on their arrival on American shores. I was not sure what to expect but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank j4yneburge55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was such an emotional museum for all of us, the kids included. We also stopped and looked up the immigration records for our family members who came to the states in the early 20th century.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bosoxgirl79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a different attraction. First of all is one of the few REAL and historical deal in NYC, you can breath the emotion of the people who had to pass by up to 1956. Second the audio guide are really well organized and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank francescoazzolini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a pedestal tour thru Viator. It included Ellis Island. My guide John was excellent. We skipped the long lines and we got the complete experience. Be aware there is a lot of walking. After the tour my iPhone said were claimed 40 flights...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Norman S
3 December 2018|
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Response from jeanh932 | Reviewed this property |
You can book the hard hat your through the statue of liberty, national parks, website. It is where you buy the ferry ticket also. If you want to stay at a hotel in the city but not too busy, I've found staying between... More
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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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