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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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Reviewed 6 days 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 March 11, 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 October 11, 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 August 14, 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 August 12, 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 July 31, 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 July 21, 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 July 10, 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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Reviewed May 29, 2017

On this beautiful island on San Francisco's Bay sits Angel Island where immigrants from the Pacific area where detained until they were cleared to come to mainland America. They were mostly Chinese immigrants who were seeking a better life then the one they left in...More

Thank don1434
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

Walking to the immigration station was really worth the effort. The view is magnificent, we walked along the bike route / normal road on the way there, and took the steps back down on the way back, which was a good idea combination because the...More

Thank ldh2
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